The 2012 Election
December 11, 2012 The president aims to win the fiscal-cliff debate the same he won the election -- barnstorming through battleground states and email-blasting supporters.
December 7, 2012 The Romney campaign had a surge of $86 million raised between October 18 and November 26.
December 3, 2012 2012 edition features searchable Web app.
November 29, 2012 Romney was in town for lunch with President Obama.
November 28, 2012 Obama should tap talented agency personnel with management know-how in second term, say two former government officials.
November 28, 2012 President has said he's interested in his former opponent's ideas on government reform.
November 26, 2012 Key concerns are lack of transparency and communication from leaders, survey finds.
November 15, 2012 Real work may begin after Thanksgiving.
November 15, 2012 At press conference, no time to savor solid victory and no claim to exaggerated mandate.
November 14, 2012 On the campaign trail, Romney pledged to consolidate and possibly eliminate whole agencies.
November 14, 2012 The Wisconsin congressman maintains objections to raising taxes.
November 14, 2012 Americans would blame congressional Republicans over Obama.
November 13, 2012 If nominated, she would face a tough confirmation hearing.
November 13, 2012 How does a billion dollar presidential campaign shut down? Fast.
November 12, 2012 The idea that young people don't vote might have been put to rest in 2012.
November 9, 2012 Feds still prohibited from canvassing for party or group.
November 9, 2012 The attorney general has the chance to build a lasting legacy as a defender of voting rights. How? By leaving his current post to take up a new one.
November 9, 2012 Party is losing 'important segments of the electorate,' former secretary of State says.
November 8, 2012 In some ways, transition will be harder than building a team from scratch.
November 8, 2012 State, Treasury, Defense, Energy, Transportation and Commerce could see new secretaries.
November 8, 2012 State and Justice staffers gave the most in 2012 cycle.
November 7, 2012 Reid says Americans are 'tired of partisan gridlock.'
November 7, 2012 If you didn’t like the 112th Congress, you'll hate the 113th.
November 7, 2012 The number of women in the Senate will rise to 19.
November 7, 2012 Left-leaning Democratic senator-elect says she'll work with Republicans.
November 7, 2012 Voters want 'cooperative government,' Democratic senator-elect for Virginia says.
November 7, 2012 If history is a guide, big changes are likely in the works.
November 7, 2012 Leaders say elections show Americans reject negative view of government and its employees.
November 6, 2012 Congress is still the same bundle of dysfunction and dyspepsia that it was on Tuesday.
November 6, 2012 In a capital as polarized as Washington, even a landslide victory and detailed campaign platform wouldn’t secure a president’s agenda.
November 6, 2012 He made the election a pass-fail test on Romney’s character.
November 6, 2012 Timothy Geithner will be heavily involved during the lame-duck session in providing technical economic-policy advice within the administration.
November 6, 2012 Second term could bring pay thaw, defense drawdown, reorganization and solidified performance goals.
November 6, 2012 ABC News and NBC News called Maine's Senate race for former Gov. Angus King, an independent.
November 6, 2012 Pennsylvania voter-identification law is not in effect, but has caused delays.
November 2, 2012 CNN is giving both Barack Obama and Mitt Romney a chance to spell out their "vision for America."
October 24, 2012 Democratic fundraiser and director claim film is not politically motivated.
October 23, 2012 Ryan calls Obama's approach 'naive,' Biden says Romney mostly agrees with president.
October 4, 2012 Romney also improved image, likeability say uncommitted voters.
October 3, 2012 Candidates spar over role of government but don’t give specific federal workforce proposals much air time.