US Presidential Elections 2012

The latest news, photos and more from the 2012 US presidential elections between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney

Yes he can! President Barack Obama is re-elected for a second term

President Barack Obama was re-elected to a second term on Tuesday night in what many called the closest presidential race in recent U.S. history. The president claimed victory at 4.20am...

Think pink: Michelle Obama and Ann Romney go head to head in matching fuchsia

Their husbands were facing off in a fierce debate. But first ladies Michelle Obama and Ann Romney were in competition in the style stakes, with both apparently having the same...

'I couldn't wait for Election Day!': Excited Michelle casts early vote for husband

Election Day came early for an excited Michelle Obama, who enthusiastically shared the news she has already casted her vote. 'I couldn't wait for Election Day!' tweeted the First Lady...

Barack and Michelle celebrate 20 years of marriage

In 1989 a young lawyer invited his colleague out for ice cream. It was the start of a romance which would result in two decades of marriage, and a stable...

Gwyneth and Cameron bring Hollywood glam to UK Obama fundraiser

Just days after pals Gwyneth Paltrow and Cameron Diaz dropped in on a wedding fair in Windsor, the pair have been out and about looking fabulous in the UK once...

All-star cast support Barack Obama: Scarlett Johansson and Eva Longoria speak up for US leader

With Scarlett Johansson, Eva Longoria and Tom Hanks all showing their support, Barack Obama couldn't have hoped for a glitzier finish to the Democratic party convention.But the man who would...

Clint Eastwood makes Mitt Romney's day

Striding on stage to the theme music from his classic western, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly, Clint Eastwood brought his star power and trademark laconic wit to the...

Ann Romney: The political wife who could challenge Michelle Obama for popularity

As she spoke at the Republican convention flanked by pictures from her 42-year marriage, Mitt Romney's wife Ann had the audience eating out of her hand - and the rest...




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