2012 Elections

CHICAGO — Members of the National Education Association, the nation’s largest education union, voted on Monday to endorse President Barack Obama’s 2012 reelection campaign. NEA President Dennis Van Roekel said: “Obama and the union share a vision and members wanted early and strong support to help his election.” Read more at the Huffington Post. RELATED: […]

Tea Party favorite, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) formally declared her intention to run for the US presidency in the 2012 elections. Addressing a crowd in her home state of Iowa on Monday, Ms. Bachmann called herself  a “bold choice” for the presidency, and pointed to her record as a tax lawyer and founder of a […]

NEW JERSEY — Former Utah governor Jon Huntsman, who served as an Ambassador for the Obama administration, announced his candidacy for president of the United States today in Liberty State Park, N.J., the same location Ronald Reagan announced his candidacy in 1980. “For the first time in our history, we are passing down to the […]

TALLAHASSEE — President Barack Obama has problems in Florida that he didn’t have when he won the prized state in 2008. The state’s economy is worse than elsewhere. Foreclosures are high. Property values are low. As president, Obama could be blamed. Voters’ shifting attitudes show the degree to which the atmosphere has changed since his […]

On the heels of Republican Newt Gingrich announcing his run for the presidency in 2012, reports are surfacing that Ron Paul will be throwing his name in the hat as well. The controversial Republican who many deem a racist – will run for the second time – and hope to become the Republican nominee unlike […]

Roland Martin talks with Ron Lester, one of the top Democratic pollsters in the country about President Obama announcing his bid for re-election. Lester explained how President Obama can win a second term in the Oval Office. LISTEN: