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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

Wednesday, 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.

Wednesday, 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.

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012
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Road to the White House

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Tuesday, 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...

Tuesday, 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...

Monday, 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

Thursday, 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...

Wednesday, 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...

Wednesday, 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...

Tuesday, 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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Family's Chilling Encounter With Creepy Hooded Intruder

Family's Chilling Encounter With Creepy Hooded Intruder

A man is breaking into homes in a New Jersey community, leaving behind valuables in at least one case to simply survey sleeping family members while walking from room to room, police and victims...

Police: Teen Burglars Who Broke Into NYC Consulate Arrested

Police: Teen Burglars Who Broke Into NYC Consulate Arrested

Police say they've arrested the two teens who broke into the Indonesian Consulate in Manhattan and stole a case of vodka, among other items, before taking off in a stolen van.

Gooden Denies Strawberry's Claim He's a 'Junkie-Addict'

Gooden Denies Strawberry's Claim He's a 'Junkie-Addict'

Dwight Gooden has denied Darryl Strawberry's accusation that he is "a complete junkie-addict," saying his former teammate is just taking it personally that Gooden couldn't make a scheduled public appearance with...

'Final Five' Take New York City

'Final Five' Take New York City

The Final Five are taking New York City by storm. The gold medal-winning U.S. women's gymnastics team visited the Empire State Building Tuesday morning as they begin a whirlwind media tour after their...

Strong Quake Rattles Central Italy, at Least 10 Dead

Strong Quake Rattles Central Italy, at Least 10 Dead

A strong earthquake struck central Italy early Wednesday, collapsing homes on top of residents as they slept. At least 10 people were reported dead in two hard-hit towns that were partially demolished.

Man Snatches Dog from Brooklyn Laundromat, Video Shows

Man Snatches Dog from Brooklyn Laundromat, Video Shows

A man captured on surveillance tape snatching a pet dog from a Brooklyn laundromat is being sought by police.  The man walked into the laundromat at 334 Knickerbocker Ave.