2012 Presidential Endorsements

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Alabama
The Tuscaloosa News 31,536 Sunday
The Gadsden Times 17,403 Sunday
The Birmingham News 175,497 Sunday
Montgomery Advertiser 44,010 Sunday
Florence Times Daily 26,424 Sunday
Anniston Star 20,249 Sunday
Alaska
The Seward Phoenix Log 2,150
Arizona
Arizona Daily Star 154,715 Sunday
Arizona Republic 538,579 Sunday
Casa Grande Dispatch 9,000 Sunday
Prescott Daily Courier 15,544 Sunday
Tucson Weekly 40,768
White Mountain Independent 10,408
Arkansas
Arkansas Times 24,573
California
Contra Costa Times 175,535 Sunday
East Bay Express 50,000
Fremont Argus 26,429 Sunday
Hayward Daily Review 26,161 Sunday
Independent Coast Observer 3,200
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin 63,553 Sunday
Investor’s Business Daily 156,269
La Opinión 41,572 Sunday
Long Beach Press-Telegram 68,020 Sunday
Los Angeles Daily News 97,606 Sunday
Los Angeles Times 929,338 Sunday
Malibu Times 11,500
Marin Independent Journal 32,150 Sunday
Monterey County Herald 57,533 Sunday
North County Times 80,789 Sunday
Oakland Tribune 43,180 Sunday
Pasadena Star-News 40,485 Sunday
Redlands Daily Facts 6,626 Sunday
Riverside Press Enterprise 156,545 Sunday
Sacramento Bee 271,610 Sunday
Sacramento News & Review 70,539
San Bernardino Sun 62,536 Sunday
San Francisco Chronicle 296,874
San Francisco Examiner 30,370
San Gabriel Valley Tribune 86,874 Sunday
San Jose Mercury News 246,614 Sunday
San Mateo County Times 23,811 Sunday
Santa Barbara Independent 39,017
Santa Cruz Sentinel 26,528 Sunday
Stockton Record 38,656 Sunday
The Fresno Bee 116,674 Sunday
The Press Democrat 59,563 Sunday
The Press-Enterprise 129,409 Sunday
The Riverside County Record 2,500
Torrance Daily Breeze 66,292 Sunday
Union Tribune San Diego 364,454 Sunday
Vacaville Reporter 15,856 Sunday
Ventura County Star 86,274 Sunday
Whittier Daily News 20,751 Sunday
Colorado
Aspen Times 11,000 Saturday
Aurora Sentinel 7,055
Boulder Weekly 25,000
Canon City Daily Record 4,765 Mon-Fri
Colorado Springs Independent 36,000
Cortez Journal 7,003
Daily Camera 32,753 Sunday
Daily Sentinel 26,654 Sunday
Denver Post 566,183 Sunday
Durango Herald 7,491 Sunday
Estes Park Trail-Gazette 2,660
Glenwood Springs Post Independent 5,064 Sunday
Longmont Times-Call 19,062 Sunday
Loveland Reporter-Herald 20,997 Sunday
Mancos Times 764
Montrose Daily Press 5,400 Sunday
Out Front Colorado 15,000
The Gazette 84,661 Sunday
The Pueblo Chieftain 43,420 Sunday
Connecticut
Connecticut Post 73,289 Sunday
Danbury News-Times 31,366 Sunday
Hartford Courant 191,044 Sunday
New Haven Register 90,049 Sunday
New London Day 29,004 Sunday
Newtown Bee 8,000
Norwich Bulletin 20,531 Sunday
Waterbury Observer
Waterbury Republican-American 49,222 Sunday
Weston Forum 3,901
Delaware
The News Journal 83,210
District of Columbia
Washington Times 67,148
Washington Examiner
Washington Post 719,301 Sunday
USA Today 1,817,446 M-F
Florida
Naples Daily News 55,453 Sunday
Florida Today 85,496 Sunday
The Florida Times-Union 159,312 Sunday
The Palm Beach Post 123,498 Sunday
Miami Herald 212,541 Sunday
South Florida Sun Sentinel 245,869 Sunday
Tampa Tribune 262,319 Sunday
Tampa Bay Times 432,202 Sunday
Orlando Sentinel 287,642 Sunday
New Smyrna Beach Observer online only
Holmes County Times-Advertiser 4,200
The Walton Sun 12,000
The Star 6,000
The News Herald 28,993 Sunday
The Lakeland Ledger 62,756 Sunday
The Gainesville Sun 41,480 Sunday
The Destin Log
The Apalachicola Times 5,100
Sarasota Herald Tribune 105,470 Sunday
Santa Rosa Press Gazette 6,500
Ocala Star Banner 41,723 Sunday
Northwest Florida Daily News 33,386 Sunday
Daytona Beach News-Journal 85,782 Sunday
Crestview News Bulletin 17,000
Georgia
Albany Herald 21,027 Sunday
Americus Sumter Observer
Atlanta Journal-Consitution 402,602 Sunday
Cherokee Tribune 4,771 Sunday
Macon Telegraph 64,845 Sunday
Marietta Daily Journal 15,347 Sunday
Savannah Morning News 46,326 Sunday
Savannah Tribune
Hawaii
Honolulu Star-Advertiser 209,915
Idaho
Idaho Press-Tribune 20,832 Sunday
Illinois
Carbondale Southern 33,782 Sunday
Chicago Jewish Star 17,500
Chicago Sun-Times 434,572 Sunday
Chicago Tribune 780,286 Sunday
Daily Herald 107,499 Sunday
Freeport Journal-Standard 9,177 Sunday
Galesburg Register-Mail 10,532 Sunday
Kane County Chronicle 11,189 Tue-Fri
Peoria Journal Star 72,607 Sunday
Quincy Herald-Whig 19,762 Sunday
The Reporter 4,000
Indiana
Lafayette Journal & Courier 34,630 Sunday
Northwest Indiana Times 85,692
The Indianapolis Star 304,112 Sunday
Iowa
Fort Dodge Messenger 14,889 Sunday
Iowa City Press-Citizen 12,130 Saturday
Quad-City Times 59,482 Sunday
Sioux City Journal 38,114 Sunday
The Des Moines Register 216,648 Sunday
The Gazette 61,374 Sunday
Times-Republican 8,132 Sunday
Kansas
Garden City Telegram 7,966 Saturday
Hutchinson News 33,472 Sunday
Marysville Advocate 4,600
Kentucky
Bowling Green Daily News 23,192 Sunday
Kentucky New Era 8,449 Mon-Sat
Lexington Herald-Leader 117,980 Sunday
The Courier-Journal 154,033
The Messenger 7,352 Sunday
Louisiana
Alexandria Town Talk 27,479 Sunday
Church Point News
Crowley Post-Signal 4,476 Sunday
Daily Comet 8,175 Mon-Fri
New Orleans Times-Picayune 154,904 Sunday
Ouachita Citizen 5,200
Rayne Acadian-Tribune 8,400
The Courier 16,094 Sunday
The Shreveport Times 52,838
Maine
Bangor Daily News 45,180 Mon-Fri
Lewiston Sun Journal 27,548
York Weekly
Maryland
The Baltimore Sun 179,574
Massachusetts
Berkshire Eagle 27,467 Sunday
Boston Herald 84,030 Sunday
Boston Phoenix 130,248
Cape Cod Times 46,287 Sunday
Dorchester Reporter 22,000
Eagle-Tribune 36,904 Sunday
Fitchburg Sentinel & Enterprise 17,119 Sunday
Lowell Sun 47,897 Sunday
Medfield Press
New Bedford Standard-Times 23,070 Sunday
Quincy Patriot Ledger 38,537 Mon-Fri
Salem News 19,587 Mon-Sat
Springfield Republican 100,779 Sunday
The Boston Globe 360,186 Sunday
Worchester Telegram & Gazette 79,958 Sunday
Michigan
Bay City Times
Daily Tribune 6,180 Sunday
Dearborn Press & Guide
Detroit Free Press 639,350 Sunday
Detroit Metro Times 67,906
Detroit News 133,508 Mon-Fri
Escanaba Daily Press 7,453 Sunday
Grand Rapids Press 149,667 Sunday
Jackson Citizen Patriot 27,847 Sunday
Kalamazoo Gazette 57,383 Sunday
Lansing City Pulse
Macomb Daily 74,271 Sunday
Mining Gazette 7,420 Saturday
MLive Detroit online only
Muskegon Chronicle 34,179 Sunday
Oscoda Press
Saginaw News 41,575
Southgate News-Herald
The Flint Journal 66,612 Sunday
Traverse City Record-Eagle 28,533 Sunday
Western Herald
Minnesota
Alexandria Echo-Press 8,857
Becker County Record 4,647
Bemidji Pioneer 10,036 Sunday
Blackduck American 3,500
Detroit Lakes Tribune 4,419
Duluth Budgeteer News 40,000
Duluth News Tribune 49,257 Sunday
East Ottertail Focus
Farmington Independent 2,500
Hancock Record 676
Hastings Star-Gazette 6,500
International Falls Journal 3,703
Lake Area Press 11,550
Lake County News Chronicle 3,600
Mankato Free Press 20,512 Sunday
Marshall Independent 6,097 Saturday
McLeod County Chronicle 3,900
Mesabi Daily News 10,488 Sunday
Morris Sun Tribune 3,100
New Ulm Journal 7,520 Sunday
Osakis Review
Park Rapids Enterprise 4,736
Rosemount Town Pages 2,000
South Washington County Bulletin 7,000
South Washington County Bulletin 7,000
Mississippi
Jackson Free Press
Madison County Journal 5,000
Neshoba Democrat 8,000
Missouri
Columbia Daily Tribune 25,625 Sunday
Saint Joseph Telegraph Gary Johnson, Libertarian
St. Joseph News-Press 30,387 Sunday
St. Louis American 66,287
St. Louis Post-Dispatch 333,529 Sunday
The Joplin Globe 28,863 Sunday
The Kansas City Star 300,450 Sunday
Washington Missourian 15,372 Wednesday
Montana
Billings Gazette 44,689 Sunday
Great Falls Tribune 29,001 Sunday
Nebraska
Aurora News-Register
Lincoln Journal Star 69,818 Sunday
Newman Grove Reporter 625
Omaha World Herald 168,403 Sunday
Scottsbluff Star-Herald 13,077 Sunday
Nevada
Elko Daily Free Press 6,447 Saturday
Las Vegas Review-Journal 205,931 Sunday
Las Vegas Sun
Reno Gazette-Journal 53,562 Sunday
Reno News & Review 23,998
New Hampshire
Concord Monitor 18,428 Sunday
Foster's Daily Democrat 19,721 Sunday
Laconia Citizen 7,325 Sunday
Monadnock Ledger-Transcript 9,714
New Hampshire Union Leader 63,420 Sunday
Portsmouth Herald 14,941 Sunday
The Keene Sentinel 11,132 Saturday
The Telegraph 25,352 Sunday
New Jersey
Asbury Park Press 157,723 Sunday
Bernardsville News 6,488
Echoes-Sentinel 1,251
Hanover Eagle 1,645
Hunterdon Review 813
Madison Eagle 2,235
Montclair Times 8,831
Mount Olive Chronicle 2,000
Observer-Tribune 4,501
Star-Ledger 372,965 Sunday
The Progress 6,324
The Record 155,236
New Mexico
Albuquerque Journal 84,826
Clovis News Journal 6,402 Sunday
Las Cruces Sun-News 24,167 Sunday
Portales News-Tribune 2,955 Sunday
Quay County Sun 4,200
Roswell Daily Record 12,800 Sunday
Santa Fe New Mexican 20,781 Sunday
Taos News 10,500
New York
Albany Times Union 129,275 Sunday
City Newspaper 34,511
Daily Freeman 18,140 Sunday
Democrat and Chronicle 114,502
Dunkirk Observer 8,779 Sunday
Goversville Leader-Herald 10,437 Sunday
Journal News 97,272 Sunday
Long Island Jewish Star
Metroland 40,000
New York Amsterdam News 17,477
New York Observer 52,000
New York Post 434,392 Sunday
Newsday 397,973
Poughkeepsie Journal 36,714 Sunday
Queens Tribune
The Buffalo News 235,671 Sunday
The Daily News 579,636
The New York Times 1,645,152 Sunday
The Post-Standard 139,130 Sunday
The Wall Street Journal 2,118,315 M-F
North Carolina
Asheville Citizen Times 48,653 Sunday
Carolina Peacemaker 9,100
Charlotte Observer 216,862 Sunday
Gaston Gazette 25,314 Sunday
Indy Week 53,806
Jacksonville Daily News 19,962 Sunday
Southern Pines Pilot 15,000
StarNews 44,494 Sunday
Sun Journal 15,419 Sunday
The Daily Courier 9,332 Sunday
The Daily Reflector 20,104 Sunday
The Dispatch 7,679 Tue-Sat
The Free Press 11,874 Sunday
The Havelock News 2,500
The News & Observer 191,923 Sunday
The Shelby Star 14,389 Sunday
The Times-News 12,737 Sunday
Tideland News 3,200
Topsail Advertiser
Winston-Salem Journal 74,066 Sunday
North Dakota
Bismarck Tribune 29,145 Sunday
Dickinson Press 19,212
Grand Forks Herald 29,916 Sunday
Jamestown Sun 6,742 Saturday
Minot Daily News 17,705 Sunday
The Forum 55,414 Sunday
West Fargo Pioneer 1,000
Ohio
Akron Beacon Journal 123,916 Sunday
Athens News 18,000
Cincinnati Call and Post
Cincinnati CityBeat 43,216
Cincinnati Herald 16,000
Cleveland Plain Dealer 440,968 Sunday
Columbus Dispatch 265,358 Sunday
Columbus Post
Mansfield News-Journal 25,893 Sunday
Marietta Times 10,301 Saturday
Martin's Ferry Times-Leader 14,896 Sunday
Morning Journal 9,781 Sunday
Salem News 4,660 Sunday
Steubenville Herald Star 12,624 Sunday
The Advertiser-Tribune 9,002 Sunday
The Blade 150,119 Sunday
The Buckeye Lake Beacon 14,800
The Business Journal 45,000
The Cincinnati Enquirer 285,345 Sunday
The Courier 20,655 Saturday
The Lima News 31,185 Sunday
The Review 7,103 Sunday
The Tribune Chronicle 27,974 Sunday
The Vindicator 60,662 Sunday
Oklahoma
Examiner-Enterprise 11,599 Sunday
The Oklahoman 197,270 Sunday
Tulsa World 97,725
Oregon
Baker City Herald 2,769
Capital Press
Daily Astorian 7,500 Mon-Fri
East Oregonian 8,073
Eugene Register-Guard 59,980 Sunday
Eugene Weekly 40,000
Grants Pass Daily Courier 14,561 Saturday
McMinnville News-Register 9,900
Medford Mail Tribune 24,432 Sunday
Salem Statesman Journal 45,218 Sunday
The Bulletin 32,267 Sunday
The Oregonian 306,712 Sunday
The Skanner 10,500
The Source Weekly 12,500
Willamette Week
Yamhill Valley News-Register 9,900
Pennsylvania
Altoona Mirror 36,143 Sunday
Centre Daily Times 26,017 Sunday
Delaware County Daily Times 29,843 Sunday
Du Bois Courier-Express 14,361 Sunday
Harrisburg Patriot News 117,632 Sunday
Lancaster Intelligencer Journal 95,023 Sunday
New Pittsburgh Courier 6,500
Philadelphia Daily News 63,958 Mon-Fri
Philadelphia Inquirer 517,311 Sunday
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 317,439 Sunday
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review 202,206 Sunday
Pocono Record 17,789 Sunday
Scranton Times-Tribune 63,504 Sunday
The Express-Times 51,092 Sunday
Warren Times-Observer 8,464 Saturday
Williamsport Sun-Gazette 29,850 Sunday
York Daily Record/Sunday News 87,221 Sunday
Rhode Island
Providence Journal 129,024 Sunday
South Carolina
The Post and Courier 87,817
The Herald 25,364 Sunday
Spartanburg Herald Journal 42,405 Sunday
Free Times 33,050
Tennessee
Chattanooga Free Press 103,186 Sunday Gary Johnson, Libertarian
Chattanooga Times Free Press 103,186 Sunday
Jackson Sun 31,292 Sunday
Knoxville Metro Pulse 40,000
Knoxville News Sentinel 115,586 Sunday
The Tennessean 216,434 Sunday
Texas
Llano County Journal 2,525
Amarillo Globe-News 44,227 Sunday
Austin American-Statesman 125,305
Austin Chronicle 350
Beaumont Enterprise 34,046 Sunday
Bryan Eagle 25,524 Sunday
Burnet Bulletin 5,052
Corpus Christi Caller-Times 59,667 Sunday
Dallas Morning News 702,848 Sunday
Del Rio News-Herald 4,858 Sunday
El Paso Times 91,972 Sunday
Fort Bend Herald 7,450 Sunday
Fort Worth Star-Telegram 298,732 Sunday
Galveston Daily News 22,061 Sunday
Hondo Anvil Herald 5,772
Houston Chronicle 1,106,379 Sunday
Houston Forward Times 64,580
Lubbock Avalanche-Journal 44,681 Sunday
Lufkin Daily News 11,000
Marble Falls Highlander 6,067
Midland Reporter-Telegram 18,946 Sunday
San Angelo Standard-Times 21,657 Sunday
San Antonio Express-News 353,572 Sunday
The Rosebud News 1,500
Tyler Morning Telegraph 30,421 Sunday
Utah
Salt Lake Tribune 135,380 Sunday
Vermont
Bennington Banner 6,642 Saturday
Burlington Free Press 35,299 Sunday
Manchester Journal 15,000
Virginia
Danville Register & Bee 17,834 Sunday
Falls Church News-Press 25,000
Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star 44,712 Sunday
Loudon Times Mirror
Lynchburg News & Advance 31,778 Sunday
Newport News Daily Press 90,811 Sunday
Northern Virginia Daily 12,568
Richmond Times-Dispatch 164,137 Sunday
The Winchester Star 25,000 Saturday
Washington
Eatonville Dispatch
Kitsap Sun 22,688 Sunday
Lake Chelan Mirror
Longview Daily News 20,906 Sunday
Northwest Asian Weekly 10,000
Pacific Northwest Inlander 52,000
Seattle Medium 13,500
Spokesman-Review 88,846 Sunday
Tacoma News Tribune 105,207 Sunday
The Everett Herald 51,138 Sunday
The News Tribune 102,645 Sunday
The Olympian 28,887 Sunday
The Seattle Times 346,589 Sunday
The Stranger 71,452
Tri-City Herald 36,703 Sunday
Vancouver Columbian 51,764 Sunday
Walla Walla Union-Bulletin 12,949 Sunday
West Virginia
Bluefield Daily Telegraph 15,655 Sunday
Charleston Daily Mail 17,880 Mon-Fri
Charleston Gazette 67,055 Sunday
Elkins Inter-Mountain 8,994 Saturday
Fairmont Times West Virginian 11,784 Sunday
Huntington Herald-Dispatch 29,813 Sunday
Martinsburg Journal 17,446 Sunday
Parkersburg New & Sentinel 28,044 Sunday
The Glenville Democrat 2,000
The Glenville Pathfinder 1,500
Weirton Daily Times 4,753 Sunday
Wheeling Intelligencer 31,149 Sunday
Wisconsin
Capital Times 117,764 Sunday
Green Bay Press Gazette 67,067 Sunday
Hudson Star-Observer 7,275
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 327,311 Sunday
New Richmond News 5,000
Pierce County Herald 4,231
River Falls Journal 4,519
Sun Prairie Star 5,560
Superior Telegram 8,180 Saturday
Wausau Daily Herald 39,243 Sunday
Wisconsin State Journal 83,083
Wyoming
Casper Star-Tribune 23,697 Sunday
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