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The 2012 United States elections included many federal election...

wikipedia - 09 Nov 2016
The 2012 United States elections included many federal elections on Election Day, November 6, 2012, most prominently the 57th presidential election, Senate elections (where 33 seats were decided), and House of Representatives elections (to elect all 435 members of the House for the 113th United States Congress). It also featured 13 state and territorial governors' races; state and territorial legislature races, special elections, and various other state, territorial, and local races and referenda on
united states elections, 2012

Four ways US mid-terms are undemocratic

BBC News - 18 Sep 2018
The mid-term elections are being held up as a key barometer of support for Donald Trump's presidency. But how representative of the US are they really? If Democrats sweep to power in Congress, it will be seen as a rebuke of the Trump government.
united states elections, 2012

'RHOC' Vicki Gunvalson's BF Steve Lodge's Shady Past Exposed!

Celebrity Insider (blog) - 23 Sep 2018
He then ran for Anaheim City Council in 2012 and 2016, but he lost both elections and got hit with a lawsuit. Elector Cynthia Ward sued Lodge in 2012 for changing his name to Steve “Chavez” Lodge on the election ballots. She filed the suit because ...
united states elections, 2012

Facebook to scale back 'embeds' for political campaigns - 21 Sep 2018
Facebook, the second-largest online ad platform after Google, has shaken up how it handles political ads in response to the company's discovery that alleged Russian agents bought politically divisive ads in the United States before and after the 2016 ...
united states elections, 2012

Ted Cruz and Beto O'Rourke debated Friday. Here's what happened.

Corpus Christi Caller-Times - 22 Sep 2018
Friday's debate at Southern Methodist University came on the heels of the release of two new polls and a rating shift by the Cook Political Report that point to a tightening race between Cruz and O'Rourke ahead of the November election. Both Cruz and O ...
united states elections, 2012

Illinois Is a Few Elections Away from a Graduated Income Tax - 21 Sep 2018
Recently, as he discussed a potential candidacy for mayor of Chicago, Ald. Ricardo Munoz floated the idea of instituting a city income tax for residents earning more than $120,000 a year. “If you make more than $120,000 a year," Munoz told Fox 32's ...
united states elections, 2012

7 Contentious Trade Wars in US History

History - 21 Sep 2018
Consequences: The British Parliament and King George III enacted the Coercive Acts, which among other orders, closed Boston Harbor until the tea was paid for, stopped free elections in Massachusetts and required colonists to house British troops on ...
united states elections, 2012

The 2018 midterms: Here are key Senate races we're covering

PolitiFact - 29 Aug 2018
Donnelly was elected to the Senate in 2012. He previously served three terms as a U.S. representative. Donnelly is a moderate Democrat fighting to hang onto his seat in a state Trump carried by 19 points. Braun is a Republican state senator who beat ...
united states elections, 2012

Regulating free speech on social media is dangerous and futile

Brookings Institution (blog) - 21 Sep 2018
Empirical evidence support this intuition; By analyzing a dataset consisting of 10.1 million U.S. Facebook users, a 2014 study demonstrated that liberal users are less likely than their conservative counterparts to get exposed to news content that ...
united states elections, 2012

Florida Primary Election Results

New York Times - 28 Aug 2018
What to watch: Races for the governor's office and a handful of House seats will be contentious in the general election. The race for a Senate seat will also be competitive, but the primaries for both parties will not. Bill Nelson, the three-term ...
united states elections, 2012

Profile of Maldives' strongman Abdulla Yameen

The News International - 23 Sep 2018
Now, five years after skillfully manoeuvring his way to the top, the 59-year-old is on the cusp of being elected on Sunday to a second five-year term running the Indian Ocean archipelago beloved of foreign tourists. ...
united states elections, 2012

Ayanna Pressley Upsets Capuano in Massachusetts House Race

New York Times - 05 Sep 2018
Only two of the state's nine House members are women, and one is retiring. It was not until 2012 that Massachusetts elected its first woman — Elizabeth Warren — to the Senate. It has never elected a female governor. Two other female House candidates ...
united states elections, 2012

Billionaire Backer of Maria Butina Had Russian Security Ties

New York Times - 21 Sep 2018
The oligarch, Konstantin Nikolaev, emerged in July as the enigmatic backer of Maria Butina, the activist charged with conspiring to use the National Rifle Association to cultivate Republicans in the United States. Mr. Nikolaev has acknowledged ...
united states elections, 2012

How Many Assault Weapons Do Americans Own?

The Trace - 22 Sep 2018
According to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, there are roughly 638,000 machine guns in circulation the United States, a number that includes both assault rifles like the M16 and more novel products, like the Uzi submachine gun ...
united states elections, 2012

Did President Barack Obama Congratulate Putin on His 2012 Win? - 22 Mar 2018
In 2012, the relationship between Russia and the United States had not yet deteriorated amid accusations of domestic election hacking and spy games, although it could best be described as contentious. A 2014 Congressional report detailed how the ...
united states elections, 2012

Russia Isn't the Only One Meddling in Elections. We Do It, Too.

New York Times - 18 Feb 2018
No, just a small sample of the United States' history of intervention in foreign elections. On Tuesday, American intelligence chiefs warned the Senate Intelligence Committee that Russia appears to be preparing to repeat in the 2018 midterm elections ...

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