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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.

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NYPD Officer Gives Homeless Man Diabetic Socks For Christmas

NYPD Officer Gives Homeless Man Diabetic Socks For Christmas

An NYPD officer got in the Christmas spirit in a particularly touching way: he bought a homeless man rummaging through the garbage a pair of much-needed diabetic socks.

Oakland Warehouse Victims Texted Goodbye From Fire

Oakland Warehouse Victims Texted Goodbye From Fire

Some people managed to text loved ones goodbye and "I love you" before they died in an Oakland warehouse fire that claimed three dozen lives, officials said, as heart-rending reports of victims' last moments...

Ex-Mayor's Son Charged in Death of Hofstra Grad

Ex-Mayor's Son Charged in Death of Hofstra Grad

The son of a former New Jersey mayor has been charged in connection with the death of a Hofstra University graduate who prosecutors say was stabbed 15 times in the chest in a luxury Manhattan apartment...

Son Accused of Stabbing Mom, Grandma to Death in NJ Home

Son Accused of Stabbing Mom, Grandma to Death in NJ Home

A 36-year-old man has been arrested on charges of murder and other crimes in the deaths of his mother and grandmother, who were found dead with multiple stab wounds in their New Jersey home late Monday...

Mistakenly Sold Lottery Ticket Earns Couple $1 Million

Mistakenly Sold Lottery Ticket Earns Couple $1 Million

A mistakenly sold lottery ticket has earned a New Jersey couple $1 million.

91-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor Fights Off Purse Snatcher

91-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor Fights Off Purse Snatcher

The 91-year-old Holocaust survivor who fought off a would-be purse snatcher at a senior center in Greenwich Village two months ago says her "inner lioness" came out when the woman attacked her.