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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
Tropical Storm Hermine Forms, Could Impact Tri-State

Tropical Storm Hermine Forms, Could Impact Tri-State

The National Hurricane Center says Tropical Storm Hermine has formed from a system swirling in the Gulf of Mexico, and a potential track has the storm headed in a direction that could eventually take it near the...

Bikers Cause Havoc in Times Square; 1 Arrested

Bikers Cause Havoc in Times Square; 1 Arrested

One person was arrested after a group of dirt bikers, motorcyclists and motorized quad riders did doughnuts and brought a Times Square intersection to a standstill early Saturday morning, police said.

Dispute Over Border Wall Clouds Trump's Mexico Visit

Dispute Over Border Wall Clouds Trump's Mexico Visit

Standing alongside the president of Mexico, a measured Donald Trump on Wednesday firmly defended the right of the United States to build a massive border wall along its southern flank but declined to repeat his...

Driverless Van Glides Through Intersection, Injures 3

Driverless Van Glides Through Intersection, Injures 3

A van parked on a Queens street rolled out of its parking spot and hit three pedestrians before crashing into a food cart, authorities said.

Sketch Shows Man Wanted for Questioning in Vetrano Case

Sketch Shows Man Wanted for Questioning in Vetrano Case

Police released a sketch of a man they'd like to talk to in connection with the death of a missing runner who was found strangled in an overgrown section of a Queens park earlier this month.

3 Dead, 10 Hurt in Chain-Reaction Crash on LIE

3 Dead, 10 Hurt in Chain-Reaction Crash on LIE

Three people were killed and nine others were injured, two critically, after at least six vehicles collided in a chain-reaction crash on the Long Island Expressway Wednesday morning, police and witnesses said.