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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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Man With Knives Attacks Customer at NYC Deli: Police
Man With Knives Attacks Customer at NYC Deli: Police

Surveillance video shows a man walking into a Bronx deli and pulling out large knives after attacking a customer he had been arguing with, police said.

Family Questioned After Woman's 'Suspicious' Death: Sources
Family Questioned After Woman's 'Suspicious' Death: Sources

Family members of a Brooklyn woman found dead in her home were being questioned at an NYPD stationhouse, sources told NBC 4 New York.

Pregnant Giraffe Continues to Enchant Droves of Fans
Pregnant Giraffe Continues to Enchant Droves of Fans

The 15-year-old giraffe named "April," who has captivated millions of people across the world in a live stream as she prepares for the birth of her fourth calf at an upstate New York zoo, is still pregnant and doing well as her legions of fans continue to check in.

Trump Looks to Refocus His Presidency in Address to Congress
Trump Looks to Refocus His Presidency in Address to Congress

With his first address to Congress, President Donald Trump has an opportunity to refocus his young administration on the economic issues that helped him get elected. His allies hope it will help him move beyond the distractions and self-inflicted wounds that he has dealt with so far. Trump's advisers say he will use his prime-time speech Tuesday to declare early progress on his campaign promises, including withdrawing the U.S. from a sweeping Pacific Rim trade pact, and to map a path ahead on thorny legislative priorities, including health care and infrastructure spending.

Suspected Car Thief Arrested After Bronx Chase: Sources
Suspected Car Thief Arrested After Bronx Chase: Sources

A man with a long rap sheet for robbery, drugs and assault on cops was taken into custody after a police chase in the Bronx Monday, law enforcement officials say.  It began when officers tried to pull over a van they suspected was stolen near Tiffany and East 165th streets just before 6 p.m., law enforcement officials said. The driver backed up and hit the patrol car, then took off. The car finally stopped at East 175th Street and Marion Avenue, and police took the suspect into custody. Chopper 4 was over the scene and exclusively captured the arrest.  The suspect, Jimmy Alvardo, has a history of 31 arrests dating back to 1987, authorities said. He was on parole for his most recent conviction of hitting an officer.  In September 2006, he hit a uniformed officer while driving, and the cop was taken to St. Barnabas Hospital with a leg injury, officials said.  He's also failed to answer summonses for vehicle infractions 115 times,

Subway Strangers Find Bottle of Bubbly, Drink It Together
Subway Strangers Find Bottle of Bubbly, Drink It Together

When two straphangers found a full bottle of wine on their subway car, they decided to toast to the occasion.  Colleen Hagerty captured the New York moment, which took place on an uptown 6 train between Union Square and Grand Central at about 1 a.m. Sunday.  Hagerty tweeted the photo with the caption, "A full bottle of wine just rolled out from under a subway seat and now these 2 strangers popped it open & are drinking it. This is peak NYC."  A friend of Hagerty who witnessed the occasion detailed on Reddit: "The bottle did, legitimately, roll out from under the seat. The man in the suit, confused, picked it up and proceeded to pop it. He offered some to the man next to him, who grabbed an empty Hennessy bottle from under his seat (not sure it was his) and the man in the suit poured him some wine into the empty Hennessy bo