2012 Elections http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/22468/all en Obama on gun control: AK-47s are for soldiers, not crooks http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120726/obama-gun-control-ak-47s-are-soldiers-not-crooks Obama told the National Urban League in the big easy that he believed that a lot of gun owners would agree that "AK-47s belong in the hands of soldiers, and not in the hands of crooks". <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120726/obama-gun-control-ak-47s-are-soldiers-not-crooks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 2012 Elections Elections Politics United States Thu, 26 Jul 2012 13:05:58 +0000 Mariya Karimjee 5713499 at http://www.globalpost.com Bill Clinton to play a starring role at DNC http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120730/bill-clinton-play-starring-role-at-dnc Former US President Bill Clinton will play a major role in the upcoming Democratic National Convention, formally placing Barack Obama's name into nomination after delivering a prime-time speech to make a forceful economic argument for why Obama deserves to win a second term.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120730/bill-clinton-play-starring-role-at-dnc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 2012 Elections United States Mon, 30 Jul 2012 13:30:00 +0000 Mariya Karimjee 5714102 at http://www.globalpost.com Romney Ryan 2012: Romney introduces his running mate Paul Ryan as "the next president" (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120811/romney-ryan-2012-GOP-Republican-vice-president Romney made a similar flub to Obama's 2008 introduction of Joe Biden, calling Ryan "the next president of the United States."<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120811/romney-ryan-2012-GOP-Republican-vice-president" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 2012 Elections Elections Politics United States Sat, 11 Aug 2012 11:13:00 +0000 Mariya Karimjee 5715756 at http://www.globalpost.com In Virginia, women are the key to an Obama win http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120920/virginia-women-are-obama-key-win Women are the reason Obama holds an 8 point lead in the swing state: poll.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120920/virginia-women-are-obama-key-win" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 2012 Elections 2012 US Election Elections United States Thu, 20 Sep 2012 21:44:51 +0000 Jennifer Mattson 5719940 at http://www.globalpost.com