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
Boys Playing in Snow Buried by Plow, Trapped For Hours: Cops

Boys Playing in Snow Buried by Plow, Trapped For Hours: Cops

Two New York boys were trapped under a several feet of snow for hours after being accidentally buried by a plow on Wednesday, police say.

Protesters Arrested at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade: NYPD

Protesters Arrested at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade: NYPD

Police say seven demonstrators protesting a grand jury's decision not to indict a police officer in the fatal shooting death of an unarmed 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, were arrested at the Macy's...

Restaurateur B. Smith Walked From Harlem to Battery Park: Husband

Restaurateur B. Smith Walked From Harlem to Battery Park: Husband

Former model and celebrity restaurateur B. Smith walked more than halfway across Manhattan, took the ferry to Staten Island and back and then walked to her old apartment before being found Wednesday, her husband...

Early-Bird Black Friday Shoppers Head to Stores on Thanksgiving

Early-Bird Black Friday Shoppers Head to Stores on Thanksgiving

Early-bird shoppers hoping to beat the Black Friday crowds headed to stores in New York City on Thanksgiving in what's becoming a new holiday tradition.

Explosion Destroys House in Queens

Explosion Destroys House in Queens

An explosion destroyed a house in Queens on Thanksgiving.

Woman Backing Up Car on Highway Dies in Crash: Police

Woman Backing Up Car on Highway Dies in Crash: Police

A woman backing up her convertible died in a two-vehicle collision along a New Jersey highway.