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

Oct 23, 2012

The Social Debate: Bayonets and Beloved Teachers

The Social Debate: Bayonets and Beloved Teachers

Tracking the final presidential debate through the lens of social media.

Oct 22, 2012

Obama, Romney Seek Foreign Policy Edge in Final Debate

Obama, Romney Seek Foreign Policy Edge in Final Debate

President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney head into Monday's final presidential debate locked in a national tie among likely voters, according to the latest NBC/Wall Street Journal

Oct 20, 2012

President Suggests Opponent Has “Romnesia”

President Suggests Opponent Has “Romnesia”

There's a new buzzword in President Barack Obama's re-election campaign: "Romnesia." Thousands of supporters who went to the second rally at George Mason University in just two weeks roared as the president...

Oct 18, 2012

Obama, Romney to Campaign for Laughs at Charity Dinner

Obama, Romney to Campaign for Laughs at Charity Dinner

President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will take a brief detour from their political mudslinging Thursday to help raise money at a charity fundraiser in New York, The Associated...

Oct 16, 2012

Presidential Debate Social Media Tracker

Presidential Debate Social Media Tracker

Tracking the second presidential debate through the lens of social media.

Nov 7, 2012
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By Karen Franklin

Election 2012: A Look Back

It's go time and with the 2012 presidential campaigns coming to a close... See Full Gallery

Oct 16, 2012

Obama Out to Seize Romney's Debate Momentum

Obama Out to Seize Romney's Debate Momentum

President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney will faceoff in debate for the second time tonight at Hofstra University on New York’s Long Island. Obama is hoping to seize momentum back from his rival after their first...

Oct 3, 2012

Social Media's Take on the Presidential Debate

Social Media's Take on the Presidential Debate

Tracking the first presidential debate through the lens of social media.

Oct 3, 2012

High-Risk Theater: Stakes High in 1st Debate

High-Risk Theater: Stakes High in 1st Debate

President Barack Obama and GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney will come face to face for the first time in five years when the presidential debate kicks off Wednesday night at the University of Denver. Obama

Sep 28, 2012

First Lady Heads to "Steve Harvey"

First Lady Heads to "Steve Harvey"

Michelle Obama was a guest on The Steve Harvey Show before two Chicago-area fundraisers.

Top Stories
14-Year-Old Boy Shot Dead in Front of His Apartment Building: NYPD

14-Year-Old Boy Shot Dead in Front of His Apartment Building: NYPD

A 14-year-old boy was shot and killed Friday in front of the Bronx apartment building where he lived, police said.

Woman Accused of Murder in Hotel Mattress Death; 4 Accomplices Sought

Woman Accused of Murder in Hotel Mattress Death; 4 Accomplices Sought

A 31-year-old woman faces murder and robbery charges in the death of a 28-year-old man found bloodied and unconscious under a mattress at a midtown hotel blocks from the Empire State Building earlier this week...

Mansion Murder Suspect Likely Used Victims' Cash to Get From NYC to DC: Sources

Mansion Murder Suspect Likely Used Victims' Cash to Get From NYC to DC: Sources

The welder suspected in last's week brutal slayings of a prominent family and their housekeeper in an exclusive Washington, D.C., neighborhood paid someone in cash, likely the money he allegedly stole from...

Musician Traveling 300 Miles by Wheelchair Hit, Killed in Crash

Musician Traveling 300 Miles by Wheelchair Hit, Killed in Crash

Authorities say a highway crash in southeast Georgia killed an Atlanta musician traveling 300 miles by wheelchair to raise awareness for people with disabilities. The Georgia State Patrol says 59-year-old Frank...

2 Indicted on Federal Charges in College Party Drug Overdoses

2 Indicted on Federal Charges in College Party Drug Overdoses

Two people have been indicted on federal charges for the distribution of synthetic party drugs at Wesleyan University that sent 11 people to hospitals in February, prosecutors said Friday.

NYC Day Care Closed Over Alleged Abuse Video

NYC Day Care Closed Over Alleged Abuse Video

A child care center in Brooklyn has been shut down while city officials investigate a video that shows a worker grabbing and pulling a student either by the hair or ear, authorities say.