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...

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... 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
Strangers Help Save NJ Wedding After Water Main Break

Strangers Help Save NJ Wedding After Water Main Break

A large water main break in New Jersey flooded streets and sent a geyser bubbling into a New Jersey intersection Friday, authorities say.

Family Plans to Sue in NYC Autistic Student's Choking Death

Family Plans to Sue in NYC Autistic Student's Choking Death

Relatives of an autistic student who died after choking on lunch at school are planning a lawsuit they hope will spur closer supervision of special-needs students, their lawyer said Friday.

911 Calls in NJ Festival Accident That Killed Girl, 2

911 Calls in NJ Festival Accident That Killed Girl, 2

Horrified witnesses made desperate 911 calls after watching a 2-year-old girl get hit by a vehicle at a New Jersey fall festival earlier this month, recordings released by authorities show.

NYC Help Line Worker Suspended for Robot Voice

NYC Help Line Worker Suspended for Robot Voice

A city worker on a help line was suspended from his job for 20 days after callers complained that he was answering customer-service calls in a robotic voice, according to a published report.

Man Robs, 15, at Knifepoint on Street Corner: NYPD

Man Robs, 15, at Knifepoint on Street Corner: NYPD

Police say they're looking for a suspect who robbed a teenager of his designer accessories on a Bronx street at knifepoint last Friday.

Jersey City Man Who Stabbed Wife, 4 Children Sentenced

Jersey City Man Who Stabbed Wife, 4 Children Sentenced

A northern New Jersey man who stabbed his wife and four children after the couple agreed to separate is now headed to state prison.