The votes have been cast and counted and the results are now in. President Obama has won re-election by beating Mitt Romney. President Obama will get to remain in the white house for 4 more years. America has decided that President Obama is moving the country in the right direction.
Mitt Romney even though he ran a good campaign, came across as out of touch with the common man, which probably hurt him in this election. The Democrats also have won enough seats to keep control of the US Senate in this election.
Mitt Romney officially announced today that he has selected Paul Ryan as his running mate in 2012 election in a speech. Paul Davis Ryan (age 42) is the U.S. Representative for Wisconsin's 1st congressional district. He has held this position since 1999. Let the political controversy begin.
Sarah Palin is back in the news again making controversial criticisms about President Obama. Sarah Palin was used by the Republican party as an attack dog back in the 2008 election so it is no surprise she is going into attack mode again. There currently a movie out about her taking a behind the scenes look at the 2008 Presidential Reublican campaign called Game Change
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John McCain is not a big fan of negative campaign ads as he experienced the effects first hand when he lost the 2000 campaign to be the Republican nominee to George Bush. During the 2000 Republican primary, McCain was the target of negative rumors that he had fathered a black child out of wedlock. McCain does have an adopted daughter Bridget who is from Bangladesh.
In a recent interview on "Meet the Press", McCain blamed the negative campaign ads on the super PACs McCain feels all the negative ads from these groups will make it harder to win the general election. John McCain has already endorsed Republican front runner Mitt Romney.
Here is a video clip of Jon Stewart commenting on Newt Gingrich's insensitive racial remarks:
Just in time for the kickoff of the 2012 presidential campaign, Joe McGinniss, the author of the classic account of the packaging of a presidential candidate, The Selling of the President, of the acclaimed search for the essence of Alaska, Going to Extremes, and of the bestselling study of the dark family secrets of an American patriarch, Fatal Vision, presents his already controversial investigative chronicle of Sarah Palin as an individual, politician, and cultural phenomenon.
The book is making headlines because of the accusations that Sarah Palin had extra-marital affairs. One of which is said to have been with a black basketball player many years ago when she was a news reporter. You can get a copy of this controversial book below:
Texas Governor Rick Perry (R) has officially jumped into the 2012 presidential race. The Texas Governor is running on the notion that he has a track record of creating jobs in Texas. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Texas has created more jobs in the last year than any other state in the country. His campaign has already launched a Rick Perry for President website.
Sarah Palin is coming to the big screen with a bio pic about her life. She will be narrating the film. Many think the film is a prelude to her running for the Republican Presidential Nomination in 2012.
During a live event covered by C-SPAN, Herman Cain announced that he will be candidate for the Republican Presidential Nomination in 2012. Herman Cain is a businessman, radio talk show host, and political activist from Georgia. Cain ran for the U.S. Senate in Georgia in 2004 but came in second in the primary with 26.2% of the vote.
During Cain's speech today he claimed that America needs a new vision and talked about the current unemployment rates, increase in number of people on food stamps, and $4 a gallon gas prices. He also claimed that President Obama recently threw Israel under the bus. The announcement speech was held in Atlanta's Centennial Olympic Park.