Campaign 2012

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California Democrats gain supermajority

By Angela Lu
Posted

Politics | Democratic lawmakers in California appear to have captured a supermajority in the state Assembly and the Senate, which will allow them to pass tax legislation…

Obama: Americans agree with my approach on deficit

By Whitney Williams
Posted

Economy | President Barack Obama, laying down his marker for grueling "fiscal cliff" negotiations, said Friday he won't accept any approach to federal deficit reduction…

State ballot initiatives produce mixed bag of results for conservatives

By J.C. Derrick
Posted

Politics | At the end of two days of vote counting in Washington state, it’s official: Traditional marriage lost all four battles at the ballot box this week. 

Signs and Wonders 11.09

By Warren Cole Smith
Posted

Newsworthy | Interesting freshman. Election Day was tough on Republicans. Not only did they lose the top of the ticket, they also lost about 10 seats in the House (though…

Four more years of decline

By Cal Thomas
Posted

Politics | Great nations and proud empires have always collapsed from within before they were conquered from without. President Obama's reelection mirrors the…

Conservatives call on GOP leaders to step down

By J.C. Derrick
Posted

Politics | WASHINGTON—Six conservative leaders blasted Mitt Romney as a “weak, moderate” candidate and called for Republican Party leaders to resign a day after…

Losing ground

By Edward Lee Pitts
Posted

Politics | For second election cycle in a row, Republicans stumble trying to gain a Senate majority

The view from Qatar

By Nikolas Grosfield
Posted

Politics | A kitchen chair in front of a flat-screen TV may be a normal venue for watching the U.S. presidential election. But doing so with a well-educated Palestinian…

Michiganders say ‘no’ to six ballot initiatives

By Laura Edghill
Posted

Politics | DETROIT—The tour bus featured a full wraparound graphic with the words “YES on 1, NO on the rest.” It traveled across the state of Michigan the week…

Illinois: A state divided

By Dave Bell
Posted

Politics | VANDALIA, Ill.—The loudspeakers blared “Signed, Sealed, Delivered, I’m Yours,” as a victorious Barack Obama appeared before the Democratic faithful…

California voters support death penalty

By Mary Jackson
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Politics | MARIN COUNTY, Calif.—Yesterday, outside San Quentin State Prison, Andre Williams weighed in on California Proposition 34. The measure, rejected by voters,

Slow train coming

Slow train coming

By Marvin Olasky
Posted

Politics | The blame Romney game begins: If only the GOP had had a more aggressive candidate, a more pointed message, a better ground game in several states. The blame…

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