HNN Hot Topics: Election 2012






The Electoral College in the 2012 general election. Credit: Wikipedia

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  • HNN Hot Topics: Barack Obama
  • HNN Hot Topics: Mitt Romney
  • HNN Hot Topics: Paul Ryan
  • HNN Hot Topics: Election 2012: Primaries
  • The Results

  • Ira Chernus's MythicAmerica: “Hope and Change” Born Again: The New, Improved Version (11-7-12)
  • Ross Douthat: The Obama Realignment (11-7-12)
  • Kevin M. Kruse: The Real Loser: Truth (11-5-12)
  • Robert Brent Toplin: What Sunk Mitt: GOP Extremism (11-7-12)
  • David Stebenne: How Obama Won Ohio (11-7-12)
  • Gil Troy: It Is Now Obamerica -- Barack is No Obamanomaly (11-7-12)
  • John B. Judis: Despite Their Losses Last Night, Republicans Have One Trick Left: Gridlock (11-7-12)
  • The Final Debate

  • Timothy R. Furnish: Face/Off: The Last 2012 Presidential Debate (10-29-12)
  • Ruth Rosen: The Debate over "National Security" (10-24-12)
  • Jim Sleeper: Barack Obama's Broken Heart Wins Him the Last Debate (10-24-12)
  • Bernard Weisberger: Whoever Won Last Night, the American People Lost (10-23-12)
  • Leo P. Ribuffo: Neither Candidate Heeded the Words of John F. Kennedy (10-23-12)
  • Gil Troy: Our Surprisingly Bipartisan Foreign Policy Consensus (10-23-12)
  • Ira Chernus: Romney's (Seeming) Break with the Neocons (10-23-12)
  • Daniel Pipes: Mitt's Night of Lost Opportunities (10-23-12)
  • The Second Debate

  • Ruth Rosen: Obama Did More than Simply Win the Debate (10-17-12)
  • Gil Troy: Nothing Has Changed Except for the Media Narrative (10-17-12)
  • Bernard Weisberger: Obama and Romney Have Fundamentally Different Visions (10-17-12)
  • Leo P. Ribuffo: My Fantasy Questions for Obama and Romney (10-17-12)
  • Ira Chernus: "Was It a Good Show?" (10-17-12)
  • K.C. Johnson: Romney's Lost Libya Opportunity (10-17-12)
  • Daniel Pipes: Obama Was Hurt on Libya (10-17-12)
  • The VP Debate

  • Gil Troy: Joe Biden: Barack Obama's Hatchet Man (10-12-12)
  • Daniel Pipes: Three Reactions to Last Night's Debate (10-12-12)
  • Bernard Weisberger: Biden Nailed It (10-11-12)
  • Ruth Rosen: Did Either Ryan or Biden Manage to Rally Women Voters? (10-11-12)
  • The First Debate

  • Ruth Rosen: Who Cares Most About Ordinary Americans (10-3-12)
  • Gil Troy: The Debate Worked (10-3-12)
  • Lewis Gould: Ninety Minutes of Talking Points (10-3-12)
  • K.C. Johnson: Was It 1992 Redux? (10-3-12)
  • Leo Ribuffo: Obama's Bad Night (10-3-12)
  • Bernard Weisberger: Romney Takes Round One (10-3-12)
  • Ira Chernus: Another Act in the "Theater-State" (10-3-12)
  • News

  • David Greenberg: Chris Christie has to watch himself at the convention (8-15-12)
  • Harvard historian David Landes cited in Romney controversy (7-30-12)
  • What do historians really think of Obama? (6-8-12)
  • Allan Lichtman: Obama’s victory is certain (5-29-12)
  • Commentary: Historians

  • Erwin Chemerinsky: What Nov. 6 Means for the Supreme Court (10-30-12)
  • Niall Ferguson: Obama’s Possible Mideast Surprise (10-28-12)
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  • Ira Chernus: Obama's Other Debate Failure: No Narrative (10-8-12)
  • Jonathan Zimmerman: Media Shouldn't Dismiss Value of Romney, Obama Presidential Debate (10-3-12)
  • Gil Troy: The 1980 Debates as Inspiration -- and Warning (10-2-12)
  • Ira Chernus: "Hope and Change:" The "Comeback Kid" of Political Narratives? (10-1-12)
  • Alan Schoeder: TV Campaign Debates: America’s Political Gift to the World (10-1-12)
  • Gil Troy: Ahmadinejad’s Pathetic Critique of Presidential Campaigning (9-30-12)
  • Victor Davis Hanson: Election, 1980-Style (9-27-12)
  • Ira Chernus: GOP vs. Dems: The Failure to Communicate (9-25-12)
  • Robert Schmuhl: The Last Time America Had So Many Two-Term Presidents was the 1820s (9-24-12)
  • Thomas Fleming: The Bad Things Presidents and Would-Be Presidents Have Said About Each Other (9-24-12)
  • Leo Ribuffo: Watch the Polls -- Where People Vote (9-24-12)
  • Steve Hochstadt: Partisan Wars Over Foreign Policy (9-24-12)
  • Gil Troy: America's Surprisingly Substantive Campaign (9-21-12)
  • Robert Mason: The "Bought Vote" of the 47 Percent (9-20-12)
  • Kevin Mattson: What Nixon Wrought With the Checkers Speech ... And What Romney Can Learn (9-19-12)
  • Jim Loewen: Registering to Vote, Then and Now (9-18-12)
  • Julian Zelizer: When Foreign Policy Becomes Campaign Focus, Who Wins? (9-18-12)
  • David Austin Walsh: Why Can Paul Ryan Run for Vice President and Congress at the Same Time? (9-17-12)
  • Daniel Herman: Lincoln Would Choose Obama over Romney (9-17-12)
  • K.C. Johnson: Judging Romney Fairly (9-17-12)
  • Gil Troy: Let's Not Rush to Judge Mitt's Libyan Rush to Judgment (9-13-12)
  • Chester Pach: Romney, Reagan, and Campaign Foreign Policy (9-13-12)
  • Juan Cole: Romney Jumps the Shark: Libya, Egypt and the Butterfly Effect (9-13-12)
  • Steve Hochstadt: Who Gets to Vote? (9-11-12)
  • Ira Chernus's MythicAmerica: The Simple Message Dems Are Missing (9-9-12)
  • Ruth Rosen: Voter Suppression: The Unraveling of American Democracy (9-3-12)
  • Gil Troy: Clinton Eastwood’s GOP Performance: Unforgiven or Beguiling (9-3-12)
  • Robert Brent Toplin: Clint (and Mitt), What Were You Thinking? (9-3-12)
  • Steve Hochstadt: Election Primer 2012: Religion and Government (9-3-12)
  • Ira Chernus's MythicAmerica: For GOP, It’s the Patriotism, Stupid (9-2-12)
  • Julian Zelizer: In Republican and Democratic National Conventions, Speeches Make History (8-20-12)
  • Niall Ferguson: Obama’s Gotta Go (8-19-12)
  • Lewis Gould: From the House to the White House (8-17-12)
  • Julian Zelizer: How Ryan Could Help Romney (8-11-12)
  • Walter Russell Mead: 2012 ... Suddenly, A Historic Election? (8-12-12)
  • Jonathan Zimmerman: Voting 'Reform' Across the Ages (8-7-12)
  • Julian Zelizer: Campaign 2012: The Phony War of Markets vs. Government (7-23-12)
  • Michael Kazin: Why Businessmen Don’t Get Elected President (7-17-12)
  • Julian Zelizer: Why Democrats Need Labor Unions (7-17-12)
  • Harvey J. Kaye: Re-Re-elect FDR! Make 2012 the New 1936! (7-6-12)
  • Ronald Radosh: Mitt Romney’s Big Problem -- and Hence Ours (7-2-12)
  • Gil Troy: A Short History of Presidential Politicking (6-25-12)
  • Julian Zelizer: Can Obama Split the GOP? (6-25-12)
  • Sean Wilentz: Why Lyndon Johnson Should Matter, Not Least to Barack Obama. (6-21-12)
  • Julian Zelizer: Ten Flubs that Helped Sink Candidates (6-18-12)
  • Timothy Stanley: Why Should the Press Be Polite to Presidents? (6-22-12)
  • Colin Woodard: Running for President on a Divided Continent (6-25-12)
  • Julian Zelizer: Obama's Attacks on Romney's Business Record Aren't Working (6-4-12)
  • Julian Zelizer: How Political Ads Can Elect a President (5-29-12)
  • Trygve Throntveit: Obama and the New Freedom (5-20-12)
  • Ronald Radosh: Romney Edges Ahead, as the Obama Team Gets Desperate (5-15-12)
  • Julian Zelizer: Tea Party Could Make or Break Romney (5-14-12)
  • Jonathan Zimmerman: Why Romney's Choice for Vice President Could Determine America's Future (5-9-12)
  • Julian Zelizer: For Obama, Foreign Policy Campaign Could Backfire (5-7-12)
  • Gil Troy: Culture Warriors Don’t Win (4-26-12)

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