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 calls.

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 the...

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 through...

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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Car Flies into Packed NYC Market, 5 Hurt: OEM

Car Flies into Packed NYC Market, 5 Hurt: OEM

A car barreled into a supermarket in the Flushing section of Queens Tuesday evening, critically injuring at least one person, authorities say.

Gunman's Twisted Texts After Alleged Ex-GF Slay

Gunman's Twisted Texts After Alleged Ex-GF Slay

Officers shot and killed a man in the parking lot of a Brooklyn elementary school Tuesday morning, hours after police say he allegedly killed an ex-girlfriend in a casino parking lot and then sent taunting...

Missing Kayaker's Fiancee Pulled Boat's Plug, Took Paddle: DA

Missing Kayaker's Fiancee Pulled Boat's Plug, Took Paddle: DA

The woman accused of killing her fiance during a kayaking trip in upstate New York allegedly pulled the plug from his vessel, then took his paddle while he struggled to stay afloat in the waters, prosecutors...

Yale Graduate Stabs Classmate, Jumps to Death: Police

Yale Graduate Stabs Classmate, Jumps to Death: Police

A recent graduate of Yale University stabbed a student at a New Haven apartment complex early Tuesday morning, then jumped to his death from the ninth floor of the building, according to New Haven police.

16 Missing in Central Texas After Flooding

16 Missing in Central Texas After Flooding

Floodwaters kept rising Tuesday across much of Texas as storms dumped almost another foot of rain on the Houston area, stranding hundreds of motorists and inundating the famously congested highways that...

Westchester Hospital Testing Patient for Ebola

Westchester Hospital Testing Patient for Ebola

A hospital in Westchester says it's treating a patient who's showing signs of Ebola after the patient recently returned from a trip to West Africa.