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One final nail in Romney’s coffin: He lost Florida

One final nail in Romney’s coffin:  He lost Florida

The counting in the 2012 Presidential election is over.  The Florida results are finally in and President Barack Obama won there too. Obama carried the Sunshine State by 55,825 votes…

Boehner declares Obamacare ‘the law of the land’

Boehner declares Obamacare ‘the law of the land’

Speaker of the House John Boehner, displaying a rare admission of the obvious, Thursday declared Obamacare the “law of the land” and said he would no longer pursue the highly-political…

Obama’s second term: Change or more of the same?

Obama’s second term: Change or more of the same?

Now that his re-election is secured, President Barack Obama has a freer hand to deal with a world of familiar problems in fresh ways, from toughening America’s approach to Iran…

Obama, Republicans draw lines on new budget deal

Obama, Republicans draw lines on new budget deal

Taking little time to celebrate, President Barack Obama is setting out to leverage his re-election into legislative success in an upcoming showdown with congressional Republicans over taxes, deficits and the…

Boehner: House Republicans willing to work with Obama

Boehner: House Republicans willing to work with Obama

Speaker of the House John Boehner said on Wednesday that Washington should find a short-term solution to avoid the fiscal cliff and then work on a substantive debt reduction plan…

Dead candidates win elections in Alabama, Florida

Dead candidates win elections in Alabama, Florida

Florida Democrat Earl K. Wood and Alabama Republican Charles Beasley won their respective elections but they will not take office. Both men died weeks before the November 6 election yet…

Amid tough times, Voters renew Obama’s four-year lease on White House

Amid tough times, Voters renew Obama’s four-year lease on White House

His lease renewed in trying economic times, President Barack Obama claimed a second term from an incredibly divided electorate and immediately braced for daunting challenges and progress that comes only…

Democrats post Senate gains but GOP holds control of House

Democrats post Senate gains but GOP holds control of House

Democrats strengthened their hold on the Senate but failed Tuesday to recapture the majority in the House of Representatives they lost two years ago. President Barack Obama, in his freshly…

Overall voter turnout lower than 2008

Overall voter turnout lower than 2008

A drop in voter turnout in Tuesday’s election didn’t keep President Barack Obama from winning a second term in the White House. Preliminary figures suggest fewer people voted this year…

Voters give historic votes to legalize gay marriage, marijuana

Voters give historic votes to legalize gay marriage, marijuana

Altering the course of U.S social policy, Maine and Maryland became the first states to approve same-sex marriage by popular vote, while Washington state and Colorado set up a showdown…