Who did Obama run against for president in 2004
United States Senate election (2004)
|Independent||Albert J. Franzen||81,186|
Who was Mitt Romneys running mate
, in Norfolk, Virginia, Romney announced that Paul Ryan, the long-time U.S. Representative for Wisconsin's 1st congressional district, would be his running mate for vice president.
Who lost against Obama in 2008
The Democratic ticket of Barack Obama, the junior senator from Illinois, and Joe Biden, the senior senator from Delaware, defeated the Republican ticket of John McCain, the senior senator from Arizona, and Sarah Palin, the governor of Alaska.
Who did Barack Obama run against for president in 2008
, Obama defeated the Republican nominee, Senator John McCain of Arizona, making him the President-elect and the first African American elected President. He was the third sitting U.S. Senator, after Warren G. Harding and John F. Kennedy, to be elected president.
Who opposed Obama in 2012
, Obama's lead over Romney had narrowed to approximately 2.4% (46.6–44.2) nationally.
Who ran against Bill Clinton second term
The 1996 United States presidential election was the 53rd quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 5, 1996. Incumbent Democratic President Bill Clinton defeated former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole, the Republican nominee, and Ross Perot, the Reform Party nominee.
Who ran against Obama in 08 and 12
United States presidential election
|Nominee||Barack Obama||John McCain|
|Running mate||Joe Biden||Sarah Palin|
Who was John McCains running mate in 2008
, on August 29, leading up to the convention, McCain selected Governor Sarah Palin of Alaska as his running mate for Vice President.
Who was Bill Clintons running mate
The vice presidency of Al Gore lasted from 1993 to 2001, during the Bill Clinton administration. Al Gore was the 45th vice president of the United States, being twice elected alongside Bill Clinton in 1992 and 1996.
Who was McGoverns running mate
Once it became apparent that White's candidacy was infeasible, McGovern asked Senator Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin to be his running mate. Nelson declined but suggested Senator Thomas Eagleton of Missouri, whom McGovern ultimately chose.
What is Mitt Romneys real name
, succeeding Orrin Hatch.
Are Baylor and gunner Romney related
His wife, Elise, competes in pole vault for the BYU track and field team. His brother, Gunner, is a wide receiver for the Cougars. He has two other siblings and his parents are named Jeni and Cade.
Who lost to Barack Obama in 2012
, running virtually unopposed in the Democratic primaries. His opponent in the general election was former governor of Massachusetts Mitt Romney. Obama won 332 electoral votes, defeating Romney who gained 206.
Who did John McCain run against for president
, McCain lost to Barack Obama in the general election, receiving 173 votes of the electoral college to Obama's 365 and gaining 46 percent of the popular vote to Obama's 53 percent.
Who was president before Obama
|41||George H. W. Bush||Vice President|
|42||Bill Clinton||State governor|
|43||George W. Bush||State governor|
|44||Barack Obama||U.S. senator|
What was the primary focus of president Obamas first 100 days
CNN listed a number of economic issues which "Obama and his team [would] have to tackle in their first 100 days", foremost among which was implementing a recovery package to deal with the then-ongoing financial crisis.
Who ran against Obama 2012
Obama defeated Romney, winning a majority of both the Electoral College and the popular vote. Obama won 332 electoral votes and 51.1% of the popular vote compared to Romney's 206 electoral votes and 47.2%.