Electoral College set to affirm Obama re-election


President Barack Obama waves to supporters during a campaign rally in Byrd Park in Richmond, Va., on Oct. 25, 2012.  (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
 
Tradition trumped suspense Monday as members of the Electoral College cast the official, final votes in the 2012 presidential election, a constitutional formality on President Barack Obama's march to a second term.
 
 
 

Electoral College set to affirm Obama re-election
Tradition trumped suspense Monday as members of the Electoral College cast the official, final votes...
 

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Obama: Americans agree with my approach on deficit Video
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Changing times: Politicians' tears more common now Video
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Gen Y: How the young vote was won
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Fla. counting last presidential votes; Obama leads Video
Florida is counting its final presidential ballots as President Barack Obama holds a narrow lead in the...
 

Obama's big Hispanic win worries GOP
Hispanic voted 71 percent in support for Obama, putting Republicans on notice that they must seriously...
 

Celebrities air post-election feelings online
Mariah Carey was so excited about President Barack Obama's re-election that she released a new song in...
 
 
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New Mexico Politics


Gun control groups rally at Roundhouse
Gun control groups are trying to put pressure on Gov. Susana Martinez to let the legislature consider a bill requiring a…
 

Gun laws up for debate in Legislation Session
Another hot button issue that may come up in the roundhouse during the legislative session is gun control.
 

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White House News


Obama cancels US-Egyptian military exercise
CHILMARK, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama has scrapped joint U.S.-Egypt military exercises scheduled for next month,…
 

Obama to address situation in Egypt this…
CHILMARK, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama will make his first statement on the rapidly deteriorating situation in…
 

With kids at camp, Obama finds time for…
WEST TISBURY, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama is filling his Martha's Vineyard vacation with golf, visits with friends…
 

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Supreme Court News


Supreme Court refuses to delay release…
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has cleared the way for the early release of nearly 10,000 California inmates…
 

NC challenges Alcoa's property rights for…
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina officials filed a lawsuit Friday in a long-running fight with Alcoa Inc. over who…
 

Fla. to resume voter purge after high court…
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A federal court is dismissing a lawsuit that a Hispanic civic group and two naturalized citizens…
 

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New Mexico (change)

 
New Mexico is located in the southwestern region of the U.S. Inhabited by Native American populations for many centuries, New Mexico has also been part of Imperial Spain, part of Mexico, and a U.S. territory.
 
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Governor: Susana Martinez
Lieutenant Governor: John Sanchez
Attorney General: Gary King
Secretary of State: Dianna J. Durán

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