President Barack Obama has won a second term in the White House, defeating Republican nominee Mitt Romney.
The 2012 presidential election will go down as the first billion dollar campaign in American history, but that’s just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the numbers that will define the 2012 election.
It’s impossible to turn on the local stations in Florida and not see a political ad on the air. If it seems like this year is worse than most, it’s because it is with the election just five days away.
President Barack Obama came off a widely-lauded Democratic National Convention Friday with a stark reminder of just how far the country has to go to recover from the deepest recession since the Great Depression of the 1930’s.
It’s still more than two years away from another gubernatorial election, but a political action committee closely aligned with Governor Rick Scott is already raking in the cash, according to the News Service of Florida.
When the U.S. Supreme Court allowed unlimited fundraising through Super PAC’s, campaign finance champions worried it would allow candidates to be bought by a small, but powerful American plutocracy.
The presidential race is still months away, but the money continues to pour into both campaigns. But for the first time, President Obama is getting outraised by his Republican counterpart.
As the Republican presidential nomination campaign is about to hit its stride, the ad wars nationally are coming at a cost and that’s giving Mitt Romney a distinct advantage over his nearest competition, Rick Santorum.
Stephen Colbert isn’t running for president — at least not yet.
Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann’s presidential campaign may be on its last legs, so a Super PAC that supports Bachmann has cast her in the mold of a much bigger power, former Florida quarterback Tim Tebow.