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. "He spoke...

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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Home Intruder Tried to Rape Sleeping Woman: NYPD

Home Intruder Tried to Rape Sleeping Woman: NYPD

Police are searching for a home intruder who allegedly tried to rape a woman in her Manhattan bedroom early on Saturday.

Bloomberg to Spend $50 Million to Fight Gun Violence: Report

Bloomberg to Spend $50 Million to Fight Gun Violence: Report

In his first major political investment since leaving office, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced plans to build a nationwide network aimed at curbing gun violence and battling the National...

Man Arrested for Driving Bus Full of Drunk Teens: Cops

Man Arrested for Driving Bus Full of Drunk Teens: Cops

A Hempstead man is accused of endangering the welfare of a child after police found 42 drunk teens, beer and booze on the bus he was driving Monday night, police said.

Man Spit on Girl, Made Anti-Muslim Statements: NYPD

Man Spit on Girl, Made Anti-Muslim Statements: NYPD

Police are looking for a man who they say harassed a 15-year-old girl on a crowded city bus in Queens last week, spitting on her, making anti-Muslim statements and threatening to punch her.

Death of Baby Found in Bag Ruled a Homicide: Examiners

Death of Baby Found in Bag Ruled a Homicide: Examiners

The death of the baby found in his teen mother's bag during a shoplifting arrest at a Herald Square lingerie store last year has been ruled a homicide, according to the medical examiner's office.

NY Tourists Jump From Runaway Horse Carriage in Georgia

NY Tourists Jump From Runaway Horse Carriage in Georgia

Five Westchester vacationers visiting Savannah, Ga., got a coach ride they won't soon forget Monday morning when the horse pulling them through got spooked and took off, galloping through busy intersections and...