Re-election

It’s been a whirlwind week of news coming out of Baltimore surrounding the Freddie Gray case. In the latest development, embattled Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, who has been dealing with the fallout since Gray’s in-custody death and subsequent protests and riots in April, has announced that she has no further plans to seek re-election, the Baltimore […]

CLEVELAND – In Frank Jackson fashion, the Cleveland mayor took the stage after winning a third term and with a self-deprecating smile told the room full of supporters, “Well, I guess it is what it is.” Jackson jumped out to an early 2-to-1 lead over challenger Ken Lanci, a margin that held up through the […]

Every time you think you’ve seen everything under the sun, regarding Republican antics over President Barack Obama’s re-election last week, someone else does something that takes the bellyaching to a whole other level. Enter Florida resident and sun-tanning store owner Henry Hamilton. What could possibly have happened this time? After Hamilton learned that Obama won […]

Former GOP vice-presidential nominee and Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) is blaming President Barack Obama’s win on his turnout in cities. In one of a series of first interviews following the loss by Ryan and Mitt Romney last Tuesday, Ryan told the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, “Well, he got turnout. The president should get credit for achieving record-breaking […]

Officials from Miami-Dade County say they have finished counting absentee ballots and will begin counting the county’s 2,800 provisional ballots on Thursday afternoon. Election officials worked overnight to finish counting the outstanding ballots – votes that are largely to blame for holding up the process of declaring a presidential winner in Florida. Penelope Townsley, supervisor […]

It’s been a grueling campaign. You just want to sit down with a bowl of popcorn and find out who will be president for the next four years. So when will we know? Technically speaking — who the heck can say? With a race that went into Election Day neck and neck, and plenty of […]

COLUMBUS – Nearly 1.8 million Ohioans cast their ballots before Election Day thanks to early voting, which is a new state record, said elections officials. Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted released the final round of absentee voting data for Ohio based upon an informal survey of the state’s 88 boards of elections. Also, Husted […]

(RNN) – The presidential election of 2012 looks like it’ll be close, which is nothing unusual given the past few elections. In the last 20 years, controversy and close shaves have been the norm. In 1992, 1996 and 2000, the winner took office with less than half the popular vote. Bill Clinton won in 1992 […]

Joe Biden, Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan pushing for votes locally in the final hours CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The President’s campaign scheduled a last-minute stop for Vice President Joe Biden in Cleveland on Election Day. Air Force Two touched down at Hopkins around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. Biden flew here after voting in Delaware. He […]

President Barack Obama faced multiple interruptions at a large campaign rally in Cincinnati, Ohio on Sunday, from hecklers protesting the president’s stance on abortion. Spirits were high as Obama took the stage following a performance by musician Stevie Wonder, but as the president delivered his remarks, a man stood up and began shouting from the […]

Washington (CNN) – It’s all tied up, according to a new national poll released two days before the presidential election. And the CNN/ORC International survey not only indicates a dead heat in the race for the White House, but also on almost every major indicator of President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney that […]

MIAMI — The battle over ballot access continued across the country Monday, as Republican Party operatives and elected officials pressed forward with apparent attempts to suppress the vote ahead of Election Day. Chaos reigned in South Florida, where Republican Gov. Rick Scott has refused to extend a reduced early voting period despite lines lasting as […]