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

Tuesday, 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.

Monday, 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

Saturday, 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...

Thursday, 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...

Tuesday, Oct 16, 2012

Presidential Debate Social Media Tracker

Presidential Debate Social Media Tracker

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

Wednesday, 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... View gallery

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Tuesday, 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...

Wednesday, 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.

Wednesday, 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

Friday, 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
Vietnam War Protester Daniel Berrigan Dies at 94

Vietnam War Protester Daniel Berrigan Dies at 94

The Rev. Daniel Berrigan, a Roman Catholic priest and peace activist who was imprisoned for burning draft files in a protest against the Vietnam War, died Saturday. He was 94. Berrigan died at Murray-Weigel...

Men Face Charges After Scaling Brooklyn Bridge: Police

Men Face Charges After Scaling Brooklyn Bridge: Police

Two tourists from Connecticut were arrested on trespassing charges Saturday morning after climbing onto a beam of the Brooklyn Bridge in order to take photos of the sunrise, authorities say.

Teen Injured in Queens Bias Attack: Police

Teen Injured in Queens Bias Attack: Police

Police were asking for the public’s help Saturday in identifying three suspects involved in a potential bias attack in Queens.

Police Seek Suspect in Assault on 67-year-old Man in Brooklyn

Police Seek Suspect in Assault on 67-year-old Man in Brooklyn

Police are asking for the public's help to identify a suspect who attacked and punched a 67-year-old man as he was getting out of his car in Brooklyn.

Celebs, Politicians Meet at Correspondents' Dinner

Celebs, Politicians Meet at Correspondents' Dinner

President Barack Obama is getting one more chance to poke fun at fellow politicians, the press and himself at the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner. The dinner Saturday night comes amid a fierce...

7 Injured in Bronx Apartment House Fire: FDNY

7 Injured in Bronx Apartment House Fire: FDNY

A fire in an apartment house in the Bronx on Saturday sent seven people to area hospitals, one of whom was said to be in serious condition, fire officials said.