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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Boy Found Dead on Scaffolding Outside Bronx Building: Police

Boy Found Dead on Scaffolding Outside Bronx Building: Police

Police are investigating the death of a young boy found on top of scaffolding outside a Bronx building Wednesday afternoon.

5 Arrested in BK Gang Assault That Left Man Blind in One Eye

5 Arrested in BK Gang Assault That Left Man Blind in One Eye

Authorities say five men associated with a Williamsburg neighborhood watch group have been indicted on gang assault and other charges in the brutal beating of a 23-year-old Brooklyn man that left him blind in...

Explosive Thrown Into Store, Setting Clerk on Fire

Explosive Thrown Into Store, Setting Clerk on Fire

Police are searching for a man caught on surveillance video throwing a Molotov cocktail into a 24-hour mini-mart in Brooklyn, setting the clerk inside on fire.

Elderly Couple Viciously Assaulted in Queens Home Invasion

Elderly Couple Viciously Assaulted in Queens Home Invasion

An elderly couple was hurt during a violent home invasion in the Bay Terrace section of Queens when men posing as maintenance workers got into their home, tied them up and brutally assaulted them, police say.

Prince Charles' In-Law Dies in NYC After Fall

Prince Charles' In-Law Dies in NYC After Fall

The brother-in-law of Prince Charles has died after sustaining a serious head injury following a fall during a night out in Manhattan, British royal officials and local authorities said Wednesday.

Bratton on Twitter Fail: I Welcome the Attention

Bratton on Twitter Fail: I Welcome the Attention

An NYPD social media campaign backfired when the police department asked New Yorkers for photos with cops and Twitter erupted with unflattering pictures of officers making arrests, tangling with citizens and in...