STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Update: Minnesotans go with Obama again
Minnesota went for President Barack Obama for the second time, with about the same percentage he gained nationwide.
While, pre-election polls offered conflicting views about whether Minnesota was in ... Posted on 11/7/12 at 3:07 AM
NEW PLATEAUS The Lesser of Two Evils = Vote Third Party
President Obama is easily the most likeable president Ive been alive to see. His leadership capabilities range from inspiring to heart-warming. Hes charismatic and has a great family.
But in areas of... Posted on 9/6/12 at 10:25 AM
STAFF BLOG THE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND Behind the Romney scenes
Some details just in about the Republican fundraiser in Mapleton tonight with Mitt Romney.
About 175 people attended the event, according to an estimate from Secretary of State Al Jaeger. He and the s... Posted on 6/22/10 at 3:25 PM
Reaching for the finish line, Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama embarked Saturday on the final 72-hour haul of their long, grinding quest for victory, swatting at one another over what should motivate Americans to vote and making closing arguments that offer dueling pictures of what the next four years can and should bring.
Jim Kuhnhenn and Steve Peoples
, November 03, 2012
Presidential politics reignited in the wake of natural disaster Thursday, with the candidates beginning their full-throttle closing arguments with new vigor on the same pocketbook concerns that have dominated the campaign from the start.
Nedra Pickler and Steve Peoples
, November 01, 2012
Mitt Romney and his Republican allies are suddenly plunging into traditionally Democratic-leaning Minnesota and Pennsylvania. Why? Is he desperately searching for a last-minute path to 270 electoral votes without all-important Ohio? Or is he so confident in the most competitive battlegrounds that he's attempting to run up the score against President Barack Obama?
Brian Kast and Thomas Beaumont
, October 30, 2012
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama frantically sought to close the deal with voters with precious few days left in an incredibly close race as this year's October surprise — an unprecedented storm menacing the East Coast — wreaked havoc on their best-laid plans.
Josh Lederman and Steve Peoples
, October 28, 2012
A scratchy-voiced President Barack Obama powered through a sleepless drive to get his supporters to vote Thursday and planned to set an example by becoming the first president to cast his own ballot ahead of time.
Mitt Romney proposes a return to the Bush-era policies of cutting taxes for millionaires and giving freer rein to Wall Street that led us into this mess.
This didn’t work before, and it won’t work now.
Fighting for his political life, President Barack Obama re-emerged in blistering form in an interruption-filled debate rematch, trying to diminish Mitt Romney's rising stature by accusing him of dishonesty and extremism.
An aggressive President Barack Obama accused challenger Mitt Romney of favoring a "one-point plan" to help the rich in America and playing politics with the recent deadly terrorist attack in Libya in a Tuesday night debate crackling with energy and emotion.
David Espo and Steve Peoples
, October 16, 2012
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