Latest 2012 United States presidential election News

FILE - In this June 20, 2014, file photo, Herman Cain, CEO, The New Voice, speaks during Faith and Freedom Coalition's Road to Majority event in Washington. Cain is being treated for the coronavirus at an Atlanta-area hospital. That's according to a statement posted on his Twitter account Thursday, July 2, 2020. (AP Photo/Molly Riley, File)

Herman Cain treated for COVID-19 after attending Trump rally

Jul. 2, 2020 6:09 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — 2012 GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain is being treated for the coronavirus at an Atlanta-area hospital, according to a statement posted on his Twitter account Thursday. It's not clear when or where Cain was infected, but he was hospitalized less than two weeks after attending...

FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2018, file photo, former President Barack Obama speaks during a campaign rally for Democratic candidates in Miami. Nearly eight years after he was last on the ballot, Obama is emerging as a central figure in the 2020 presidential election. Democrats are eagerly embracing Obama as a political wingman for Joe Biden, who spent two terms by his side as vice president. Obama remains the party’s most popular figure, particularly with black voters and younger Democrats. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

Obama raises $7.6 million at fundraiser for Biden's campaign

Jun. 23, 2020 8:55 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Barack Obama warned Democrats against being “complacent or smug” about the presidential race at a grassroots fundraiser Tuesday for presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden, calling on viewers to learn the lessons from 2016 and not take the election for...

Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, leaves a Republican luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Romney says he'll 'stay quiet' on his 2020 presidential vote

Jun. 9, 2020 5:58 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Utah Sen. Mitt Romney declined again Monday to endorse President Donald Trump’s reelection, saying he would “stay quiet” about whom he'll be supporting in November. Romney, the 2012 Republican presidential nominee, told reporters on Capitol Hill, “I'm not going...

Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, marches with a crowd singing

Romney's racial justice march spotlights faith groups' role

Jun. 8, 2020 6:53 PM EDT

Mitt Romney’s participation in a racial justice march Sunday brought the startling sight of Republicans’ 2012 presidential nominee avowing that “black lives matter” — a rare statement for a federal lawmaker in his party. But it also illustrated the key role faith groups are...