Fox Business - The Power to Prosper
Search Site

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...

Read More

  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. 2016 to play a major role in future U.S., Cuba relations?

    Freedom to Work President Tico Almeida discusses how the 2016 presidential election could play a major role in U.S.-Cuba relations.

  4. Who’s running in the 2016 elections?

    FNC’s Carl Cameron discusses the possible candidates for the 2016 presidential election .

  5. Who will lead the GOP in 2016?

    'Huckabee' Host Gov. Mike Huckabee weighs in on who could be the front runners in 2016.

  6. The most compelling photographs of 2014

    Getty Images CEO Jonathan Klein discusses the year’s most captivating photo’s.

  7. George Pataki: NYC Police Department is the best in America

    Former Gov. George Pataki, (R-NY), and FBN’s Neil Cavuto on the tension between NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio and the NYPD and the 2016 Presidential election .

  8. President Obama says racism ‘deeply rooted’ in our society

    FBN’s Lou Dobbs on some of President Obama’s recent comments on race in America.

  9. Independents Web Show

    Jedediah Bila and Deroy Murdock break down the day’s hot topics on the Independents Web Show.

  10. Greta Van Susteren on overhauling Cuban policy

    ‘On the Record’ Host Greta Van Susteren discusses the impact of opening up the borders to Cuba.

  11. Jeb Bush considering presidential run

    Heritage Foundation Chief Economist Stephen Moore and CME Group Executive Chairman Terry Duffy on Jeb Bush’s social media announcement about exploring running for President.

  12. Jeb Bush the GOP nominee for 2016?

    Radio Talk Show Host Laura Ingraham weighs in on the 2016 presidential race.

  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 .

‹ Prev12345Next ›
Freebase CC-BY
Source: Elections 2012 on Freebase, licensed under CC-BY
Other content from Wikipedia, licensed under the GFDL