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
NYC Corrections Officer Killed in Skydive Accident

NYC Corrections Officer Killed in Skydive Accident

A New York City corrections officer has died and another person has been seriously injured in a skydiving accident, according to officials.

Gunfire Erupts During Armed Robbery, Newark Cop Shot

Gunfire Erupts During Armed Robbery, Newark Cop Shot

A Newark police officer was shot in the leg during a dramatic confrontation with an armed robber inside a convenience store Wednesday afternoon, officials and witnesses say.

Pit Bull Survives Being Tossed from Moving Car

Pit Bull Survives Being Tossed from Moving Car

A pit bull is convalescing in a Brooklyn animal hospital after being thrown from a moving car on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway Tuesday evening, and landing on a busy street 25 feet below.

Plane Evacuated at LaGuardia for Smoke in Cockpit

Plane Evacuated at LaGuardia for Smoke in Cockpit

A plane was evacuated at LaGuardia Airport Wednesday afternoon shortly after landing when the pilot reported smoke in the cockpit, officials say.

Cop Shot in Gun Battle With Abuse Suspect Leaves Hospital

Cop Shot in Gun Battle With Abuse Suspect Leaves Hospital

The NYPD detective who went into a Greenwich Village smoke shop on a tip that an accused child molester on the run for two years was working there and was shot, along with two U.S. Marshals, when gunfire erupted

Man Charged in Brooklyn Elevator Attack, Robbery: NYPD

Man Charged in Brooklyn Elevator Attack, Robbery: NYPD

Police say a man has been arrested in the attack and robbery of an 18-year-old Brooklyn woman, who was dragged out of an elevator in her apartment building by her hair, then punched and kicked.