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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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FDNY Firefighter's Widow Gets Help to Pay Off Mortgage
FDNY Firefighter's Widow Gets Help to Pay Off Mortgage

The family of the FDNY firefighter who was killed battling a house fire last week in Queens has the support of the city and a charity in helping to pay the family's debts.

Duo Puts Man in Chokehold for 20 Bucks in the Bronx: NYPD
Duo Puts Man in Chokehold for 20 Bucks in the Bronx: NYPD

Two men ganged up on a victim inside the entrance of a building in the Bronx last week by putting him into a chokehold and stealing his money, the NYPD says.

Man Armed With Large Knife Robs 7-Eleven on LI: Police
Man Armed With Large Knife Robs 7-Eleven on LI: Police

A man wielding a large knife held up a Long Island 7-Eleven and demanded cash, police say, and authorities say they are working to determine if there is a link to other recent robberies in the area.

Woman, 22, Allegedly Hit by Drunk Off-Duty NYPD Cop Dies
Woman, 22, Allegedly Hit by Drunk Off-Duty NYPD Cop Dies

The 22-year-old driver rear-ended by an allegedly drunk off-duty NYPD cop on the Van Wyck Expressway over the weekend has died, officials said Monday.

Trump's 100-Days Promises: Fewer Than Half Carried out
Trump's 100-Days Promises: Fewer Than Half Carried out

Sure enough, the big trans-Pacific trade deal is toast, climate change action is on the ropes and various regulations from the Obama era have been scrapped. It's also a safe bet President Donald Trump hasn't...

Robber Fleeing Cops Leaps onto Subway Tracks, Dies: NYPD
Robber Fleeing Cops Leaps onto Subway Tracks, Dies: NYPD

A suspected newsstand robber fleeing police inside an Upper East Side subway station died when he leaped onto the subway tracks and hit the third rail, police say. The 19-year-old suspect, Shawn...