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

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...

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...

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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Teen's Home Swarmed by Cops in Apparent "Swatting" Hoax

Teen's Home Swarmed by Cops in Apparent "Swatting" Hoax

Police armed with guns and outfitted with bulletproof vests swarmed a Long Island home Tuesday, responding to what they thought was a gunman holding his family hostage only to learn the entire call was a hoax.

Undercover Cop Shot in Busy Shopping Complex

Undercover Cop Shot in Busy Shopping Complex

A police officer making an undercover drug purchase was shot Tuesday afternoon in a busy New Jersey shopping complex, sending shoppers running for cover as the gunfire erupted.

Manhattan Toddler Not Hurt in 3-Story Fall: NYPD

Manhattan Toddler Not Hurt in 3-Story Fall: NYPD

A toddler fell out of a third story window in lower Manhattan early Wednesday but didn't sustain any major injuries, police say.

NYPD Twitter Campaign Backfires

NYPD Twitter Campaign Backfires

The NYPD probably didn't envision becoming a trending topic like this when it attempted a community outreach campaign on social media Tuesday.

DA: Pizza Delivery Man Admits Raping Woman in NYC

DA: Pizza Delivery Man Admits Raping Woman in NYC

Prosecutors say an 18-year-old has admitted raping a woman in her Manhattan apartment after delivering pizza to one of her neighbors.

"Quiet" Teen Stowaway May Have Been Heading to Africa: Report

"Quiet" Teen Stowaway May Have Been Heading to Africa: Report

A teen stowaway from California who flew to Hawaii tucked into a plane's wheel well may have been trying to reach family in Africa, where his biological mother lives, an NBC affiliate in Hawaii