2012 election, obama

Final Forecast: President Favored

Obama Likely to Get 290 Electoral Votes

Larry Sabato and Kyle Kondik, University of Virginia's Center for Politics
With a slight, unexpected lift provided by Hurricane Sandy, Mother Nature’s October surprise, President Barack Obama...

Meet the October Surprise: Sandy

Election Impact Uncertain

Paul Brandus
Despite our sense of self-importance, Hurricane Sandy — just like massive wildfires, record-setting droughts, devastating floods, and terrifying earthquakes...

The Final Debate: What You Won't Hear

Paul Brandus
  Two down, one to go. Tonight's debate between President Obama and Mitt Romney is the...

The Romney Surge: A Closer Look

Greg Sargent, Washington Post
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Unemployment Drops to 7.8%; Best of Obama Era

Curated Analysis from The Week

With all eyes on the economy after this week's presidential debate on domestic policy, the Labor Department...

Seven Weeks To Go

Jonathan Martin / POLITICO
Unemployment is over 8 percent. Nearly 60 percent of Americans, according to a new poll,...

1945: Truman orders the military to demobilize...