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
SUV Crashes Into Long Island Home; Driver Arrested

SUV Crashes Into Long Island Home; Driver Arrested

An engaged couple who fell asleep watching a movie were woken up Saturday by an SUV crashing into the home, police said.

16-Year-Old Killed in Brooklyn Shooting: NYPD

16-Year-Old Killed in Brooklyn Shooting: NYPD

Two teenagers were shot in Brooklyn Friday evening, one of them fatally, and police are searching for the gunman, authorities say.

5 Kids Sickened by Pain Pills at NYC School: Parents

5 Kids Sickened by Pain Pills at NYC School: Parents

Five elementary school children were sickened after consuming over-the-counter pain pills given to them by a classmate during lunch, officials and parents said.

Crash Involving Bus, Truck, Car Destroys Store, Injures Dozens

Crash Involving Bus, Truck, Car Destroys Store, Injures Dozens

Several people were seriously hurt and dozens were evaluated for potential injury after a rental truck collided with a car and school bus with children aboard, then careened through the front of a food store in...

Dentist: I Was Duped by Office Manager Who Worked on Patients

Dentist: I Was Duped by Office Manager Who Worked on Patients

The Bronx dentist whose office manager was arrested on allegations that she worked on patients for cash while he was away from the office says he fired her when he got suspicious about mystery patients...

Alleged Fake NYPD Cop Drove Cruiser: Cops' Lawyer

Alleged Fake NYPD Cop Drove Cruiser: Cops' Lawyer

An NYPD lieutenant has been disciplined after he let a man allegedly posing as a police officer drive a patrol car, the police department says.