FAIRMONT — Marion County precinct-by-precinct returns.
Men play major role regarding gender gap
Sorry, fellas, but President Barack Obama’s re-election makes it official: Women can overrule men at the ballot box.
For the first time in research dating to 1952, a presidential candidate whom men chose decisively — Republican Mitt Romney — lost. More women voted for the other guy.
Obama returns to divided government
One day after a bruising, mixed-verdict election, President Barack Obama and Republican House Speaker John Boehner both pledged Wednesday to seek a compromise to avert looming spending cuts and tax increases that threaten to plunge the economy back into recession.
President Barack Obama rolled to re-election Tuesday night, vanquishing former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and prevailing despite a weak economy that plagued his first term and put a crimp in the middle class dreams of millions.
Democrats maintain control of U.S. Senate
Democrats won a narrow majority in the Senate on Tuesday, snatching Republican-held seats in Massachusetts and Indiana and turning back fierce, expensive challenges in Virginia, Ohio and Connecticut to maintain the control they’ve held since 2007.
Republicans drive to renewed control of U.S. House
Republicans drove toward renewed control of the House on Tuesday as Democrats failed to make any significant inroads into the GOP’s delegations from the East, South and Midwest.
Nasty campaign tactics surface
With a week to go until Election Day, the nasty campaign tactics are coming out.
People in Florida, Virginia and Indiana have gotten calls falsely telling them they can vote early by phone and don’t need to go to a polling place.
Sandy upends final week of presidential race
Superstorm Sandy is upending the final week of the presidential race, with President Barack Obama calling off another campaign day to tour ravaged New Jersey and Republican Mitt Romney struggling to strike the right tone as he tries to close the deal with voters.
Romney woos Florida early vote; Obama eyes New Hampshire
Juggling politics and storm preparations, Mitt Romney dangled a plea for bipartisanship before early voters in Florida on Saturday as Barack Obama worked to nail down tiny New Hampshire’s four electoral votes. Both campaigns scrambled to steer clear of a most unlikely October surprise, a superstorm barreling up the East Coast.
Clashing views mark governor race rematch
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin says he would stay the course if re-elected, including continuing tax cuts for businesses and consumers. Republican nominee Bill Maloney is telling voters he’ll pursue changes such as creating an intermediate appeals court and providing medical benefits to public employees through individual health savings accounts.
Young voters shifting to right
This generation of young Americans has been called many things, from civic-minded to “entitled.” But fiscally conservative?
That’s a new one, and it just might have an impact on the presidential election.
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