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Nov. 8, 2012

California Election Results 2012 LIVE: Democrats Seize Supermajority and Pass Prop 30

Will California become a Democratic supermajority? Will the death penalty be abolished? Follow along live for the latest 2012 election results live from California.
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Nov. 8, 2012

2016 Presidential Candidates: 5 Possible Republican Presidential Candidates

One election ends and another begins. Here are some of the candidates we will see running for the Republican nomination in 2016.
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Nov. 8, 2012

The Ron Paul Effect: How the GOP Threw the Election By Disenfranchising Ron Paul Supporters

New analysis reveals that in no less than five states, Romney’s margin of loss to President Obama in the general election was less than the number of votes received by Ron Paul in the primary.
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Nov. 8, 2012

2016 Presidential Candidates: 5 Possible Democratic Presidential Candidates

Some old and new faces in the Democratic Party will make an attempt at the president in 2016.
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Nov. 8, 2012

President Barack Obama wins Ohio and Re-Election : LIVE

Ohio was irrelevant. Making history, President Obama presumed winner of electoral and popular vote for the Presidential election!
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Nov. 8, 2012

Popular Vote 2012: Narrow Lead For Obama When 13 Million Americans Chose Not to Vote

A record 13 million people skipped November 6 because election 2012 avoided every important issue from unemployment to economic growth to education
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Nov. 8, 2012

Florida Election Results: Mitt Romney Loses in Florida, Campaign Says

While the results for the presidential election in Florida have not been tallied, Allen West and Chris Dorwoth have been unseated and controversial propositions were defeated.
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Nov. 8, 2012

Ron Paul 2016: Why I Refuse to Vote Anymore

It's your "civic duty" to vote, right? Well, I abdicated that duty yesterday, and I have absolutely no regrets.
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Nov. 8, 2012

Republicans Are Becoming Irrelevant, and That is Frightening For the Future of America

There's no doubt America has socially turned into a center-left nation, but 2012 proves we've economically turned into a center-left nation, too. The GOP is out of gas.
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Nov. 8, 2012

Obama and Kaine Win in Virginia

Election Results 2012 LIVE: Stay with Thoughts and Analysis on PolicyMic to get up-to-the-minute analysis and election results.
Nov. 8, 2012

How To Govern A Nation, By A 2,600 Year Old Philosopher

Some 2,600 years ago a brilliant philosopher recognized that peace and voluntarism are the way of great nations, and by letting go our desire for control, human prosperity will flourish.
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Nov. 8, 2012

Election 2016: 10 Things the Republicans Can Do to Win

To survive the Republican party has to make some tough decisions. These 10 things will help them stay relevant.
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Nov. 8, 2012

Obama Wins Popular Vote: The Biggest Winners and Losers of the 2012 Presidential Election

Here is a recap of the biggest winners and losers of the 2012 presidential election. Winners: Barack Obama, Nate Silver, LGBT community. Losers: The Tea Party, Super PACs.
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Nov. 8, 2012

6 Simple Reasons Why Barack Obama Won and Mitt Romney Lost

Although many factors contributed to Tuesday's outcome, 6 reasons are particularly illuminating.
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Nov. 8, 2012

Gary Johnson Was Not a Factor: Vote Totals Show Romney Would Have Still Lost, Even With Libertarian Votes

The truth is, even with Gary Johnson’s impressive 1,139,562 votes going to Romney, he still would have lost.
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Nov. 8, 2012

Obama Wins Popular Vote: Why the Obama Second Term Will Be As Bad As His First

Obama's victory is America's loss. The next 4 years will be as bad as the last 4.
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Nov. 8, 2012

Hawaii Election Results: First Hindu Congresswoman and 3 Ways Women Made History at the 2012 Election

Too busy watching the main election stage of Obama versus Romney and don't know what missed? What you missed, was women making political history.
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Nov. 8, 2012

Obama Wins Popular Vote, But Faces An Ultra Divided Country

Obama must work with a divided country, a faltering economy and a precarious fiscal situation to balance domestic and foreign policy commitments. The job only gets harder from here.
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Nov. 8, 2012

Why Bill OReilly and Dick Morris Are Now Political Pundits of the Past

Bill O'Reilly is frightened for the future of white people, and Dick Morris showed his 1989 side in his prediction of a Romney landslide. The guys need to get with the times, or join PolicyMic.
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Nov. 8, 2012

Fiscal Cliff: As Bush Tax Cuts Expire, Obama Second Term Calls For Real Change

Will the next Obama administration be a game-charger, or just another four years of the status quo?
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Nov. 8, 2012

Obama Wins 2012 Election: Americans Reject Republican National Agenda

Obama's victory represents a good faith endorsement by the American people that his job is not yet done, and he has earned the right to finish it.
Nov. 8, 2012

New James Bond Movie Review: Daniel Craig and Skyfall Examine an Aging Bond

This is James Bond's 50th anniversary, and with age comes a few cracks in the armor of this franchise. "Skyfall" asks audiences to analyze the psychology of this iconic and aging hero.
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Nov. 8, 2012

Women In Congress: Women Gain Record Number of Senate Seats

Yes, 2012 may have been the year of the “war on women,” but 2013 might well be the “Year of the Woman.”
Nov. 8, 2012

Last Man Standing Review: Tim Allen Is Archie Bunker of the 21st Century

Last Man Standing, the ABC sitcom, starring Tim Allen, captured all of the pertinent election issues in a style that was reminiscent of All In the Family's iconic Archie Bunker.
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Nov. 8, 2012

For the Grand Old Party to be Grand Again, It Has to Stop Catering to Old, White Men

The Republican Party is like a 40-year old man going around wearing his high school varsity jacket and telling people that he made the All-Star team. They Need to let go of some things.
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Nov. 8, 2012

Cyber War: China Hacks Into Twitter and Censors it Ahead of Chinese Communist Election

There have been reported attacks on the Twitter accounts of commentators of the 18th Chinese Communist Party National Congress on Thursday. Is the Chinese government responsible?
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Nov. 8, 2012

Taxmegeddon and the Fiscal Cliff: The Reason Why the Stock Market Crashed on Wednesday

While some are quick to blame the re-election of Obama for the stock market dropping more than 300 points, the real reason is the coming Taxmegeddon.
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Nov. 8, 2012

Why the Obama Reelection Makes America More Liberal Than Ever

On Tuesday, Americans made a clear choice, not just between Obama and Romney, but between styles of governance. On immigration, women's rights, health care, and gay rights, we chose liberalism.
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Nov. 8, 2012

Jared Lee Loughner Sentence: Giffords Shooter Gets 7 Life Sentences

Jared Lee Loughner, the man who shot 19 people, killing six, in Arizona last year, has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.
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Nov. 8, 2012

Election 2012 Results a Wake Up Call For the Out of Touch Republican Party

The results of Tuesday's presidential election should serve as a grave wake-up call for the Republican Party.
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Nov. 8, 2012

Top 10 Celebrity Tweets From the 2012 Elections, Including Justin Bieber and Donald Trump

Twitter was buzzing with excitement during 2012 elections and celebrities got in on the fun. Here's the top 10 celebrity tweets from the final stretch.
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Nov. 8, 2012

2016 Presidential Election: How We Can Reform the Voting System to Make it More Fair

The election was over, but was it fair? Here's a proposal for reforming the Electoral College and voting system to make votes in California count as much as those in Ohio.
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Nov. 8, 2012

Obama Second Term: From Reagan to Clinton, Second Term Presidents Can Still Make History

Obama has the opportunity to accomplish quite a bit in his second term. Liberated from partisan politics, history proves second term presidents have accomplished truly monumental things.
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Nov. 8, 2012

Solar Power: What Obama Can Learn From German Solar Success and Failure

The United States must take the lead in the solar energy in order for the battle on climate change to be won. Who can President Obama look to for a template? Germany has a good thing going.
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Nov. 8, 2012

Election 2012 Aftermath: 3 Things Republicans Can Do to Regroup For 2014 and 2016

The Republicans need to overcome their backwards social policies to stay relevant in a progressive, liberal America and minimize political polarization moving forward.
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Nov. 8, 2012

Ron Paul Was Right: The Republican Party Needs Libertarians to Win

Four years ago, Ron Paul's supporters were barely a noticeable force in the GOP. On election night, the GOP lost because it was unable to motivate Paul supporters to turn out for Mitt Romney.
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Nov. 8, 2012

Chris Christie and Cory Booker: How Both Could Ultimately Be President

Governor Chris Christie is up for reelection in 2013, and Newark Mayor Cory Booker may challenge him for the seat. But if Christie and Booker work together, both could benefit.
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Nov. 8, 2012

Should We Get Ready For 4 More Years of Ridiculous Obama vs GOP Obstructionism

Barack Obama was decisively re-elected. But what are his chances of enacting real change over the course of the next four years? And what does this mean for the future of the Republican Party?
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Nov. 8, 2012

Chris Christie, Karl Rove and All the Election Night Winners and Losers in One Succinct List

Who were the winners on Tuesday? Who were the losers? The only way to find out is to read this article.
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Nov. 8, 2012

Tammy Baldwin: Why Her Victory Underlined a Big Night For LGBT Equality on Election Day

The reelection of Barack Obama ensures that the next four years will make LGBTQ citizens equal to all Americans, and the fight for equality can finally be put to rest.
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Nov. 8, 2012

Liberals Discriminate Too: How To Be A Young Republican In New York

In mostly Democratic New York, young Republicans are often ostracized. A proud Republican Guayan-American from the Bronx tells his story.
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Nov. 8, 2012

Obama Win Forces Republicans and Americans to Get Creative About How to Move America Forward

Romney's loss opens new avenues for the Republican party, but what direction will it take?
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Nov. 8, 2012

Mark Bassley Yousef Sentenced: Innocence of Muslims Producer Jailed For One Year

Mark Bassely Yousef has been sentenced to one year in prison. What can we learn from the reaction to his infamous film, Innocence of Muslims?
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Nov. 8, 2012

A Foreigner Reflects on the US Presidential Election

An outsider's perspective on the U.S. presidential election, and what the Republican Party could have done better.
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Nov. 8, 2012

With Fiscal Cliff Looming, Here Are 5 Ways Liberals and Conservatives Can Work Together

Partisan fighting and obstructionism are ruining the country. Here are five ways liberals and conservatives can work together immediately.