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Top Searches from Yahoo! News: 2012 – Year in Review

In Internet, Life on திசெம்பர் 3, 2012 at 5:50 பிப

Thanks: 2012 Year in Review — Yahoo! News

#1 Elections

#2 iPhone 5

#3 Kim Kardashian

#4 Kate Upton

#5 Kate Middleton

#6 Whitney Houston

#7 Olympics

#8 Political Polls

#9 Lindsay Lohan

#10 Jennifer Lopez

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The 10 closest states in Election 2012: US Presidential Results

In Politics, USA on நவம்பர் 8, 2012 at 12:16 பிப

The 10 closest states in Election 2012

Top 10 closest states, ranked from narrowest margin — by percentage — to widest. If less than 100 percent of precincts are reporting in a state, according to the Associated Press, that is noted in parentheses.

1. Florida: 0.6 percent (Obama 49.9, Romney 49.3.)
2. Ohio: 1.9 percent (Obama 50.1, Romney 48.2)
3. North Carolina: 2.2 percent (Romney 50.6, Obama 48.4)
4. Virginia (99% reporting): 3.0 percent (Obama 50.8, Romney 47.8)
5. Colorado: 4.7 percent (Obama 51.2, Romney 46.5)
6. Pennsylvania (99% reporting): 5.2 percent (Obama 52, Romney 46.8)
7. Iowa: 5.6 percent (Obama 52.1, Romney 46.5)
8. New Hampshire (99% reporting): 5.8 percent (Obama 52.2, Romney 46.4)
9. Nevada (99% reporting): 6.6 percent (Obama 52.3, Romney 45.7)
10. Wisconsin: 6.7 percent (Obama 52.8, Romney 46.1)

2010 Campaign Spending by Outside Groups

In Politics, USA on ஓகஸ்ட் 10, 2011 at 1:57 முப

Top Groups Making Outside Expenditures in 2010 Elections, Excluding Party Committees

Organization Total View* Independent
Expenditures
Elec
Comm
Comm
Costs
Super
PAC
527s 501c
US Chamber of Commerce $32,851,997 C $0 $32,851,997 $0 x
American Action Network $26,088,031 C $5,669,821 $20,418,210 $0 x
American Crossroads $21,553,277 C $21,553,277 $0 $0 x x
Crossroads Grassroots Policy Strategies $17,122,446 C $16,017,664 $1,104,782 $0 x
Service Employees International Union $15,952,331 L $15,692,364 $0 $259,967 x
American Fedn of St/Cnty/Munic Employees $13,185,800 L $11,995,182 $68,539 $1,122,079 x
National Education Assn $10,245,561 L $7,239,105 $105,724 $2,900,732 x x
American Future Fund $9,599,806 C $7,387,918 $2,211,888 $0 x
Americans for Job Security $8,991,209 C $4,406,902 $4,584,307 $0 x
National Assn of Realtors $8,890,737 $7,122,031 $0 $1,768,706 x x
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* C = Conservative (GOP – Republicans – Right), L = Liberal (Democrats – Left – Unions)
 Indicates that this organization has a 527 committee registered with the IRS. The committee’s 527 spending outside of electioneering communications is NOT included in these totals. Read more about 527s.

 

Top 2010 Candidates Attracting Outside Expenditures, Excluding Party Committees

Candidate Race Total For Dems Against Dems For Repubs Against Repubs Results
Bennet, Michael F (D) COS1 $12,092,391 $1,731,274 $6,573,603 $0 $0 Winner
Reid, Harry (D) NVS2 $10,173,488 $2,453,498 $6,744,181 $0 $0 Winner
Buck, Ken (R) COS1 $9,101,422 $0 $0 $2,523,919 $3,901,571 Lost
Sestak, Joseph A Jr (D) PAS1 $8,901,618 $1,558,248 $5,854,490 $0 $0 Lost
Giannoulias, Alexander (D) ILS2 $8,516,580 $637,604 $6,196,120 $0 $0 Lost
Boxer, Barbara (D) CAS1 $6,948,186 $1,269,107 $767,957 $0 $0 Winner
Murray, Patty (D) WAS2 $6,805,859 $1,112,250 $4,365,456 $0 $0 Winner
Carnahan, Robin (D) MOS1 $6,755,812 $812,215 $3,980,623 $0 $0 Lost
Halter, Bill (D) ARS2 $6,559,801 $4,730,364 $475,271 $0 $0 Lost primary runoff
Lincoln, Blanche (D) ARS2 $6,447,154 $534,782 $2,849,004 $0 $0 Lost
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