2012 US Elections http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/21752/all en Mitt Romney raises $14M, placing him ahead of opponents http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/111014/mitt-romney-14-million-third-quarter <p> GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney raised more than $14 million in the third quarter, bringing his fundraising total to $32 million.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/111014/mitt-romney-14-million-third-quarter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 2012 US Elections President Barack Obama World Leaders Elections Politics United States Fri, 14 Oct 2011 15:28:43 +0000 News Desk 5677958 at http://www.globalpost.com GOP debate: candidates battle over immigration, healthcare and taxes http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/111019/gop-debate-turns-heated <p> In the sixth meeting of the Republican presidential candidates in just as many weeks, the GOP debate in Las Vegas on Tuesday turned heated without uncovering any new opinions.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/111019/gop-debate-turns-heated" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 2012 US Elections United States World Leaders Elections Politics United States Wed, 19 Oct 2011 13:16:00 +0000 News Desk 5678402 at http://www.globalpost.com Perry: Obama's birth certificate is real http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/111026/perry-obamas-birth-certificate-real <p> Gov. Rick Perry reportedly says he has &quot;no doubt&quot; that President Barack Obama&#39;s much disputed birth certificate is real.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/111026/perry-obamas-birth-certificate-real" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 2012 US Elections President Barack Obama Rick Perry Elections Politics United States Wed, 26 Oct 2011 21:05:00 +0000 Catherine Lyons 5679359 at http://www.globalpost.com David Plouffe: Mitt Romney has 'no core' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/111030/david-plouffe-mitt-romney-has-no-core <p> During an appearance on Meet the Press, Obama&#39;s senior advisor focused his criticism on Mitt Romney when asked about the GOP contenders.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/111030/david-plouffe-mitt-romney-has-no-core" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 2012 US Elections President Barack Obama Elections Politics United States Mon, 31 Oct 2011 01:18:21 +0000 Catherine Lyons 5679699 at http://www.globalpost.com Herman Cain: Sexual harassment allegations are false http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/111031/herman-cain-sexual-harassment-allegations <p> Herman Cain&#39;s presidential campaign is pushing back against a Politico report released Sunday night that alleges two women filed charges of sexual harassment against Cain while he was president of the National Restaurant Association.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/111031/herman-cain-sexual-harassment-allegations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 2012 US Elections Elections Politics United States Mon, 31 Oct 2011 05:56:00 +0000 Catherine Lyons 5679703 at http://www.globalpost.com GOP Debate: Rick Perry forgets name of agency he'd abolish (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/111110/gop-debate-rick-perry-forgets-agency <p> Governor Rick Perry forgot which agency he would abolish if elected president during the GOP presidential debate on Wednesday night.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/111110/gop-debate-rick-perry-forgets-agency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 2012 US Elections Americas Elections Politics United States Thu, 10 Nov 2011 05:22:00 +0000 Catherine Lyons 5680867 at http://www.globalpost.com Top 10 International political scandals http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/politics/111110/herman-cain-political-scandals <p> GlobalPost takes a look back at some of the top scandals that have plagued political candidates through the years.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/politics/111110/herman-cain-political-scandals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 2012 US Elections Herman Cain World Leaders Politics Mon, 14 Nov 2011 20:10:00 +0000 Jordan Helton 5680915 at http://www.globalpost.com Occupy Wall Street protesters interrupt Bachmann speech (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/111110/bachmann-occupy-wall-street <p> &nbsp;Bachmann stood at the podium for a few moments before leaving. She later returned to finish her speech.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/111110/bachmann-occupy-wall-street" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 2012 US Elections Occupy World Elections Politics United States Thu, 10 Nov 2011 23:55:00 +0000 Eric Lach 5681033 at http://www.globalpost.com Cain still leading in polls: CBS http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/111111/cain-leading-polls-cbs <p> Herman Cain is still leading in the polls, despite the sexual harassment allegations against him, according to a CBS News Poll.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/111111/cain-leading-polls-cbs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 2012 US Elections United States Fri, 11 Nov 2011 17:54:28 +0000 Mariya Karimjee 5681123 at http://www.globalpost.com VIDEO: Perry delivers 'Top 10 Rick Perry Excuses' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/video-perry-delivers-top-10-rick-perry-excuses Texas Gov. Rick Perry decided to be the butt of his own joke when he appeared Thursday Night on "The Late Show" to deliver "Top 10 Rick Perry Excuses."<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/video-perry-delivers-top-10-rick-perry-excuses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 2012 US Elections Politics Weird Wide Web Fri, 11 Nov 2011 18:52:00 +0000 News Desk 5681130 at http://www.globalpost.com Republican presidential candidates adrift in stormy foreign policy seas http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/111113/republican-presidential-candidates-elections-2012-GOP-foreign-policy <p> WASHINGTON &mdash; In less than 90 minutes, the eight Republican candidates had, variously, invaded Iran, reinstituted waterboarding and started a trade war with China.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/111113/republican-presidential-candidates-elections-2012-GOP-foreign-policy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 2012 US Elections Elections Opinion United States Sun, 13 Nov 2011 16:31:02 +0000 Jean MacKenzie 5681187 at http://www.globalpost.com Cain, Bachmann back waterboarding at Republican debate http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/111113/republican-debate <p> &quot;I don&#39;t see that as torture. I see it as an enhanced interrogation technique,&quot; Cain said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/111113/republican-debate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 2012 US Elections Elections War Politics United States Sun, 13 Nov 2011 15:19:00 +0000 Eric Lach 5681189 at http://www.globalpost.com Gloria Cain interview: Husband "totally respects women" http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/111114/gloria-cain-interview-fox-news <p> &ldquo;You hear the graphic allegations and we know that would have been something that&rsquo;s totally disrespectful of her as a woman. And I know the type of person he is. He totally respects women,&quot; she says in the interview.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/111114/gloria-cain-interview-fox-news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 2012 US Elections Herman Cain Elections United States Mon, 14 Nov 2011 14:54:11 +0000 Hanna Ingber 5681236 at http://www.globalpost.com Newt Gingrich surges in poll http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/111114/newt-gingrich-poll-cnn <p> Former front-runner Herman Cain has fallen in the polls after his campaign was hit by a sexual scandal. Four women have come forward accusing Cain of sexual harassment when he headed the National Association of Restaurants in the late 1990s.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/111114/newt-gingrich-poll-cnn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 2012 US Elections Elections United States Mon, 14 Nov 2011 19:00:29 +0000 Hanna Ingber 5681267 at http://www.globalpost.com Herman Cain: Most Muslims in US are extremists http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/111114/herman-cain-most-muslims-us-are-extremists <p> In an interview with Fox News on July 17, Cain said American communities should be allowed to keep out mosques if they wish.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/111114/herman-cain-most-muslims-us-are-extremists" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 2012 US Elections Herman Cain Muslim Elections World Religion United States Mon, 14 Nov 2011 21:28:16 +0000 Hanna Ingber 5681312 at http://www.globalpost.com