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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
'Refugees Welcome' Banner Unfurled at Statue of Liberty

'Refugees Welcome' Banner Unfurled at Statue of Liberty

National park police officers are investigating how a banner reading "Refugees Welcome" got on to the Statue of Liberty Tuesday afternoon. The banner, measuring about 3 feet by 20 feet, was unfurled atop the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty just before 1 p.m., according to the National Park Service.

Heavily Crowded Apartment Causes Dangerous UWS Fire

Heavily Crowded Apartment Causes Dangerous UWS Fire

A fire on the Upper West Side Tuesday afternoon exposed what appeared to be a serious hoarding situation, with firefighters dumping huge piles of debris out of an apartment window.

Bull in Wild Queens Chase Dies Hours After Capture

Bull in Wild Queens Chase Dies Hours After Capture

The rogue bull that escaped from a Queens slaughterhouse and led police on a wild, hours-long chase through neighborhood streets Tuesday, ducking under caution tape and sidestepping cops, has died, NYPD officials confirmed.

Millions Targeted for Possible Deportation Under Trump Rules

Millions Targeted for Possible Deportation Under Trump Rules

Millions of people living in the United States illegally could be targeted for deportation — including people simply arrested for traffic violations — under a sweeping rewrite of immigration enforcement policies announced Tuesday by the Trump administration. Any immigrant who is in the country illegally and is charged or convicted of any offense, or even suspected of a crime, will now be an enforcement priority, according to Homeland Security Department memos signed by Secretary John Kelly. That could include people arrested for shoplifting or minor offenses — or simply having crossed the border illegally.

Milo Yiannopoulos Resigns From Breitbart News

Milo Yiannopoulos Resigns From Breitbart News

Right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos resigned as an editor from Breitbart News amid backlash from fellow conservatives over controversial comments he made on sexual relationships between boys and older men. In a statement Tuesday, Yiannopoulos said he did not want his "poor choice of words" to take away from important reporting by his colleagues, adding that the decision to step down was "mine alone."

Tourists Taking Selfie Capture Dramatic NYC Ice Rescue

Tourists Taking Selfie Capture Dramatic NYC Ice Rescue

Dramatic video captured by a woman and her daughter shows the moments before and after a group of seven young people plunged through the ice on a pond in Central Park Monday.