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Elections 2012

With November fast approaching the Republican and Democratic campaigns are heating up. Here’s what you need to know about the candidates, their platforms and policies and major election events.

President Obama Wins Second Term

President Barack Obama won re-election over Republican challenger Mitt Romney, the call coming moments after the president was declared the winner in the key battleground swing state Ohio.The president will now have another four years to see through policies intended to dig the country out an economic morass not seen since the Great Depression in the 1930s. The economy was the central issue of the election and exit polls showed that jobs remained the top concern of most voters.Voters were asked to choose between two markedly different visions of how the nation should be governed. Obama favors an expansive government, while Romney argued that the government is too intrusive and too costly.Polls had shown the race as neck and neck for weeks and that prediction came true in the popular election. But Obama began to break away in the race for electoral votes several hours after polls closed on the East Coast.The win by Obama in Ohio, projected by Fox and other television networks just befor...

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  1. Obama Poised for Financial Win if He Loses

    The latest national polls show the race for the White House remains in a dead heat with just hours remaining before Americans head to the polls to decide this pivota...

  2. Team Obama Vows Electoral and Popular Vote Win

    President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney are tied - that's what the polls say. But if you ask the campaigns, they might tell you something else. Obama's top p...

  3. Investing in frontier markets

    Should investors look to the global markets to boost their bottom line? Stansberry Research Emerging Market Strategist Kim Iskyan provides picks for the frontier sector.

  4. Will age play a factor in the 2016 elections?

    Former Nixon Senior Advisor Pat Buchanan on whether age is a factor in politics.

  5. Will the mainstream media give Clinton a free pass?

    Letters obtained by Fox News reveal Hillary Clinton ignored questions from Congress on private emails in 2012. Former Senator Scott Brown, (R-Mass), weighs in on the details.

  6. Will Sen. Marco Rubio draw Hispanic voters for the GOP?

    Strategas Partners’ Dan Clifton weighs in on the road to 2016.

  7. Rudy Giuliani on 2016 race

    Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani on the capital gains rate and the 2016 race for the White House.

  8. How are retail sales weighing on the stock market?

    FBN’s Charles Payne, CIO A&G Capital Hilary Kramer, President Penn Financial Matt McCall, Plimsoll Mark Managing Director Jim Awad, TPNN news director Scottie Nell Hughes, Prudential Financial Market Strategist Quincy Krosby on retail sales and consumer spending.

  9. Donald Trump in 2016?

    New York Magazine’s Frank Rich on producing HBO’s ‘Veep’, Hillary Clinton and the 2016 presidential election .

  10. Are we heading to the next big market crash?

    Wall Street Journal columnist Veronica Dagher, Reason Magazine Managing Editor Katherine Mangu-Ward and Former (D) Indiana Sen. Evan Bayh on market risk and if Rand Paul is having a problem being likable.

  11. Paul Sorvino talks California drought, 2016 election

    Actor Paul Sorvino, RedGirlSalon.com’s Dee Dee Sorvino and ‘The David Webb Show’ host David Webb weigh in on the California drought warning, Marco Rubio and the 2016 presidential election .

  12. Debate over U.S.-Iran nuclear deal wages on

    Fox News Digital Politics Editor Chris Stirewalt weighs in on the U.S.-Iran nuclear deal and Rand Paul’s potential bid for president in 2016.

  1. The Wackiest 2012 Election Predictors

    It's been a long and tiring election season. And what seems like years of intense campaigning all comes down to this: Election Day 2012. But before the last ballots ...

  2. America…Let's Not Wreck It

    It seems like forever that we've been waiting for today's presidential election. So, here we are in the midst of a moment that could put another nail in free markets...

  3. Will Momentum Benefit Romney on Election Day ?

    FNC’s Megyn Kelly on the Presidential election and how networks interpret the exit poll data.

  4. Gasparino on Stocks Pointing to a Romney Victory

    FBN's Charlie Gasparino on what the markets are saying about the election.

  5. Romney's Hedge-Fund Backers Ready to Party

    There is one group of voters Mitt Romney should win in a landslide in Tuesday's U.S. presidential election: hedge fund managers.Most of the best-known hedge fund man...

  6. The Key Elections to Watch on Election Day

    Rasmussen Reports President Scott Rasmussen on the Presidential race and other key elections across the country.

  7. Can Candidates Win the Election Without Ohio?

    ABC News’ Jake Tapper on the key states to watch in the Presidential election .

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