Campaign 2012

Mitt Romney campaigns in Pittsburgh, Pa. (Credit: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Analysis: Ad Dollars Suggest Pennsylvania Will Be An Election Battleground

The Pennsylvania Republican State Committee has been arguing that the state should be considered a tossup in November. Now, the argument is being backed up with money.

05/18/2012

(Gov. Chris Christie.  File photo. Credit: Getty Images)

Analysis: Christie For VP?

On the campaign trail, a man who isn’t running has taken steps to get himself on the ballot.

05/12/2012

Penn State Students Campus

Student Loan Interest Rates A Flash Point In Campaign 2012

Many college students will be watching the vote in the U.S. Senate on freezing interest on Federal Stafford Loans at 3.4 percent.

05/07/2012

President Obama speaks in front of students at the University of Chapel Hill, in North Carolina. (Credit: Sara D. Davis/Getty Images)

Coveted Youth Vote Up For Grabs This Election, Says Pollster

The youth vote is becoming a factor in the upcoming presidential race. The founder of the Zogby Poll spoke at Villanova University last week on polling trends.

04/30/2012

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Pa. Voters Picking Candidates For State Legislature Today

Voters in Pennsylvania are choosing party nominees for state legislative races and in some areas, they’ll also be voting for candidates who’ll serve the unexpired terms of lawmakers who’ve resigned.

04/24/2012

Santorum And Casey Battle For Pennsylvania Senate Seat

Pollster Calls Race To Unseat Casey ‘Bizarre’

Franklin and Marshall College pollster and political analyst Terry Madonna says the race for the GOP nomination for US Senate is one of the most bizarre he’s ever seen.

04/24/2012

Kathleen Kane (left) and Patrick Murphy (right), Democratic candidates for Pennsylvania Attorney General.

Pennsylvania Attorney General Race Marquee Matchup On Primary Day

The race for Pennsylvania Attorney General is a hot contest for the Democrats. The two candidates on the ballot have raised nearly $5 million dollars between them in what’s become a nasty war of words.

04/24/2012

Philadelphia Elections Commissioner Stephanie Singer shows off a voting booth. (Credit: Mike Dunn)

Election Officials Using Primary As Dry-Run For Voter ID Law

The controversial new voter ID law does not take effect until the November general election, but city officials are using today’s primary as a run through of sorts.

04/24/2012

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Analysis: Pressure Mounting On Santorum To Bow Out

With two weeks to go until the Pennsylvania Primary, the pressure is on Rick Santorum to pull out of the race now.

04/09/2012

Rick Santorum campaigns in Wisconsin ahead of that state's primary election. (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Analysis: Uncertain Week Ahead For Rick Santorum

Santorum will walk a fine line. Concerned about his future image in the party, while at the same time hoping he can hang in for Pennsylvania and the May primaries, in which he may do very well.

04/02/2012

(Rick Santorum waves to supporters during an Illinois primary night event at a hotel in Gettysburg, Pa.   Credit: Patrick Smith/ Getty Images)

Analysis: Upcoming GOP Primaries Are ‘Must-Wins’ For Santorum

Time is now a critical factor in Campaign 2012.

03/21/2012

Mitt Romney campaigning in Peoria, Illinois. (Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Analysis: Illinois Primary Could Foretell Result In Pennsylvania

The Chicago area vote will determine tonight’s election, and experts will be looking at tonight’s outcome to try and figure out what happens in Pennsylvania five weeks from today.

03/20/2012

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Poll: High Gas Prices A Burn On Obama’s Approval Rating

While the Republican candidates for president are stumping in Louisiana and Alabama today, a new survey shows that the high price of gasoline is taking its toll on President Obama’s hopes of reelection.

03/13/2012

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Analysis: What’s In Store For Republicans On Super Tuesday?

One message out of Ohio is clear: the Republicans need to get their act together. Surveys show President Obama leading all Republican challengers in Ohio by margins of 12 to 19 points.

03/06/2012

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Analysis: 2 Potentially Game-Changing Factors In Michigan

As voters head to the polls in Michigan, today, there are two mainly overlooked factors that could make this a night of upheaval.

02/28/2012

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