Election 2012

Minnesotans reject amendment to ban same-sex marriage
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Minnesotans reject amendment to ban same-sex marriage

Hours after Colorado had legalized marijuana and three other states had approved same-sex marriages, Minnesotans watched as fractions of percentages ticked upward and downward for each county’s vote tally on a constitutional amendment proposed to ban same-sex marriage in the state.

Divided Electorate Votes to Give Obama More Time
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Divided Electorate Votes to Give Obama More Time

A divided electorate voted to give President Obama more time to continue the agenda he began four years ago, despite a fragile economy, rancor over his signature health care overhaul, and a partisan Congress continually at odds.

How GenY Voted
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How GenY Voted

Did GenY turn out in record numbers?

Election 2012 / Politics

North Carolina: Amendment One and the Black Vote

Black voters in North Carolina greatly influence the outcome of the presidential election as well as the fate of same sex marriage in the state.

Swing state students debate: absentee ballot or register at school?
Election 2012 / Politics

Swing state students debate: absentee ballot or register at school?

This choice brings to mind something a politically charged Dr. Seuss would say, “One state, two state, red state, blue state.”

What’ll it Be, Mr. President?
Election 2012 / Features / Politics

What’ll it Be, Mr. President?

The Gateway Breakfast House in Portland has a wide range of belly-busting and classic American offerings, among them the cheesy ham and egg burger, the chili-cheese fries and the tuna melt. A little after noon on July 24th, 2012, the President of the United States paid the restaurant a surprise lunch visit. As the pictures snapped and the film rolled, […]

Stand By Your Man
Election 2012 / Features / Politics

Stand By Your Man

What effect do presidential wives have on voters?

Third party candidates: A long shot worth taking?
Election 2012 / Features / Politics

Third party candidates: A long shot worth taking?

Who are the third party candidates and how do you not know about them if they are running for president of the United States?

Election 2012 / Politics

Colia Clark, Green Party candidate for Senate, Strives for Change

Colia Clark is running on what she calls “a freedom agenda for the 21st century” founded on “educating, organizing, rabble-rousing.”

Election 2012 / Politics

Hydrofracking Becomes Issue in State Senate Race

Protecting the environment is at the core of Wagner’s campaign