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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Crowds Cheer at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Crowds Cheer at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

The skies cleared for the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, drawing throngs of spectators to the streets of New York City.

7 Protesters Arrested at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade: NYPD

7 Protesters Arrested at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade: NYPD

At least seven protesters were arrested at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, police said.

Thief Targets Brooklyn Churches, Police Say

Thief Targets Brooklyn Churches, Police Say

Police say they're looking for a thief that targets Brooklyn churches. Since Oct. 9, there have been at least 11 afternoon or evening break-ins.

Victims in Fatal NJ House Fire Identified

Victims in Fatal NJ House Fire Identified

Two people are dead and a third is missing after an intense fire overtook a New Jersey home early Sunday, a fire official said.

Power Out for More Than NJ 14,000 Customers

Power Out for More Than NJ 14,000 Customers

Thousands of utility customers remain without power following the first major snowstorm of the season in New Jersey.

Pregnant Woman Shot, Killed in Queens, Baby Dies: NYPD

Pregnant Woman Shot, Killed in Queens, Baby Dies: NYPD

Police say a pregnant 27-year-old woman had been shot to death in Queens but doctors were able to save the baby.