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Election 2012

    OBAMA POWERS TO RE-ELECTION DESPITE WEAK ECONOMY

    WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama won re-election Tuesday night despite a fierce challenge from Republican Mitt Romney, prevailing in the face of a weak economy and high unemployment that encumbered his first term...

    In D.C., Young Voters Flock to Support Obama

    WASHINGTON --While a lot of them weren’t old enough to have voted in many presidential elections, young Black voters in the District of Columbia said they are making sure to do what they can...

    Maryland Voters Focus on State Ballot Referendums

    SILVER SPRING, Md. -- As Marylanders cast their votes Tuesday, a number of hotly-debated ballot measures are actually overshadowing the presidential race. When it comes to the presidential election, the Maryland has become very predictable....

    Election 2012: An Electorate Divided by Race

    The role of race in President Obama’s re-election is difficult to pin down, political analysts say, although national exit polls suggest a divided electorate. “Race is a factor, but it was a complicated series of...

    Cardin, Cummings, Sarbanes and Other Incumbents Coast to Re-Election

    Democrat John Delaney on Tuesday night was poised to end Rep. Roscoe Bartlett’s 10-term reign in the U.S. House of Representatives on an election night that otherwise featured no surprises among Maryland’s federal races. Bartlett,...

    Obama was world’s clear choice

    He won, and the word "phew" trended worldwide on Twitter. Despite a hard-fought campaign in the United States, there was never any contest overseas. Gone are the days when President Barack Obama was seen as...

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