WASHINGTON - America's blacks voted at a higher rate than other minority groups in 2012 and by most measures surpassed the white turnout for the first time, reflecting a deeply polarized presidential election in which blacks strongly supported Barack Obama while many whites stayed home.
The White House tried Sunday to win support for President Obama’s forthcoming budget, arguing the plan is a balanced approach to economic prosperity and warning Republicans about stonewalling negotiation and pushing a “rejected” Romney plan.
Romney's stance on immigration cost him with Hispanic voters, Jeb Bush writes
Commentary: By Luis Carlos López LatinaLista Immigration reform is alive and well for the 113th U.S. Congress. After a ‘shellshocked’ defeat that reelected President Obama, the GOP is reckoning with the fact that the road to the White House inevitably, goes through the barrio. Among Latinos, Obama trumped Romney by a whopping 52-point, the largest [...]
By Roger Runningen
President Barack Obama was declared the winner of Florida's 29 electoral votes Saturday, ending a four-day count with a razor-thin margin that narrowly avoided an automatic recount that would have brought back memories of 2000.
President Barack Obama wins Florida, topping Romney in final electoral vote tally 332 to 206
Rise of the militant Democrat.
2012 Elections: Winning 56 percent of voting moms, did Obama win the Battle for Mom? Only 43 percent of those moms casting ballots in the 2012 elections voted for Romney, who won the Dad vote with 53 percent of dads who went to the polls.
Romney takes Indiana and Kentucky, while Obama wins Vermont; polls closed in Georgia, South Carolina and Virginia. 7 Nov 2012 11:51 AM