2012 Elections: News, Analysis, Videos, and Breaking on the Presidential Election, Local Elections, and More

2012 Elections: News, Analysis, Videos, and Breaking on the Presidential Election, Local Elections, and More

Complete coverage of the 2012 election

Nov 7, 2012

Axelrod: There Were a Lot of Tears Flowing

Axelrod: There Were a Lot of Tears Flowing

Between the time Tuesday's presidential race was called and the time Barack Obama took the stage in Chicago to accept his victory, the president made and received two very important phone

Nov 7, 2012

Obama Photo Most Retweeted Ever

Obama Photo Most Retweeted Ever

President Barack Obama's Election Night photo was just one of many memorable reactions on the social networks.

Nov 7, 2012
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By Karen Franklin

Road to the White House

It's go time and with the 2012 presidential campaigns comes to a close, president... See Full Gallery

Nov 6, 2012

Obama or Romney? It’s Up to Voters Now

Obama or Romney? It’s Up to Voters Now

Americans headed to polls Tuesday to render their verdict on whether to reelect President Barack Obama for four more years or propel Republican Mitt Romney to the presidency. After a grueling, marathon campaign...

Nov 6, 2012

No Rest in Final Campaign Hours for Obama, Romney

No Rest in Final Campaign Hours for Obama, Romney

President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney blitzed across key battleground states Monday, capping off election eve with rallies in the states that launched them on the road to...

Nov 5, 2012

Obama, Romney Pursue Last Votes in Deadlocked Race

Obama, Romney Pursue Last Votes in Deadlocked Race

President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney barnstormed across battleground states they needed to win Monday, making their closing appeal to voters with hoarse throats. With Obama and Romney

Nov 1, 2012

Presidential Politics Reignite After Storm

Presidential Politics Reignite After Storm

After three campaign days lost to Hurricane Sandy response efforts, the president was back on the trail Thursday, making a final pitch to voters five days before Election Day. As he hop-scotched...

Oct 24, 2012

Clint Eastwood Returns in New Romney Ad

Clint Eastwood Returns in New Romney Ad

Clint Eastwood has waded back into the presidential election, narrating a new ad in support of GOP candidate Mitt Romney. Eastwood narrates a 30-second spot called "At Stake," saying, "If someone doesn't get the...

Oct 24, 2012

Obama, Romney Blitz Battlegrounds

Obama, Romney Blitz Battlegrounds

With just over a week left until election day, President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney are demonstrating the urgency of the campaign's final stretch, with Obama alone campaigning...

Oct 23, 2012

Bill Clinton: Obama Won Final Debate

Bill Clinton: Obama Won Final Debate

Former President Bill Clinton said President Barack Obama excelled Monday night at his final presidential debate meeting with Republican challenger Mitt Romney. "I thought it was his best debate performance and...

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Tour Ship Runs Aground Near Statue of Liberty

Tour Ship Runs Aground Near Statue of Liberty

A 120-foot-tall schooner ran aground and got stuck in shallow waters near the Statue of Liberty on Saturday afternoon, officials said. No injuries were reported and the 121 tourists on board were ferried...

Ribbon Cut on Last Stretch of High Line Park

Ribbon Cut on Last Stretch of High Line Park

Officials cut the ribbon on the last stretch of New York's High Line Saturday, completing one of the nation's most distinctive urban transformations.

Toddler Struck by Teen Driver Dies

Toddler Struck by Teen Driver Dies

An 18-month-old girl died Saturday, a day after a teenage driver backed into her on a road in a Westchester village, police said.

Ruby Dee Memorialized in NYC

Ruby Dee Memorialized in NYC

Actress and civil rights activist Ruby Dee was remembered in poetry, dance and song at a Harlem church, where Alicia Keys sang her song "Superwoman," Wynton Marsalis performed a stirring trumpet solo,...

Boy, 15, Shot in Brooklyn

Boy, 15, Shot in Brooklyn

A 15-year-old boy is recovering after being shot Saturday in a Brooklyn housing complex, police said.

Bus Plows Into Queens Storefront Church

Bus Plows Into Queens Storefront Church

A transit bus plowed into a row of stores in Queens Saturday, wrecking the entry to a storefront church.