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.

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Home Intruder Tried to Rape Sleeping Woman: NYPD

Home Intruder Tried to Rape Sleeping Woman: NYPD

Police are searching for a home intruder who allegedly tried to rape a woman in her Manhattan bedroom early on Saturday.

Bloomberg to Spend $50 Million to Fight Gun Violence: Report

Bloomberg to Spend $50 Million to Fight Gun Violence: Report

In his first major political investment since leaving office, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced plans to build a nationwide network aimed at curbing gun violence and battling the National...

Man Arrested for Driving Bus Full of Drunk Teens: Cops

Man Arrested for Driving Bus Full of Drunk Teens: Cops

A Hempstead man is accused of endangering the welfare of a child after police found 42 drunk teens, beer and booze on the bus he was driving Monday night, police said.

Man Spit on Girl, Made Anti-Muslim Statements: NYPD

Man Spit on Girl, Made Anti-Muslim Statements: NYPD

Police are looking for a man who they say harassed a 15-year-old girl on a crowded city bus in Queens last week, spitting on her, making anti-Muslim statements and threatening to punch her.

Death of Baby Found in Bag Ruled a Homicide: Examiners

Death of Baby Found in Bag Ruled a Homicide: Examiners

The death of the baby found in his teen mother's bag during a shoplifting arrest at a Herald Square lingerie store last year has been ruled a homicide, according to the medical examiner's office.

NY Tourists Jump From Runaway Horse Carriage in Georgia

NY Tourists Jump From Runaway Horse Carriage in Georgia

Five Westchester vacationers visiting Savannah, Ga., got a coach ride they won't soon forget Monday morning when the horse pulling them through got spooked and took off, galloping through busy intersections and...