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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

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012

Axelrod: There Were a Lot of Tears Flowing

Axelrod: There Were a Lot of Tears Flowing

Between the time Tuesday's presidential race was called and the time Barack Obama took the stage in Chicago to accept his victory, the president made and received two very important phone calls.

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012

Obama Photo Most Retweeted Ever

Obama Photo Most Retweeted Ever

President Barack Obama's Election Night photo was just one of many memorable reactions on the social networks.

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012
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Road to the White House

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Tuesday, Nov 6, 2012

Obama or Romney? It’s Up to Voters Now

Obama or Romney? It’s Up to Voters Now

Americans headed to polls Tuesday to render their verdict on whether to reelect President Barack Obama for four more years or propel Republican Mitt Romney to the presidency. After a grueling, marathon campaign...

Tuesday, Nov 6, 2012

No Rest in Final Campaign Hours for Obama, Romney

No Rest in Final Campaign Hours for Obama, Romney

President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney blitzed across key battleground states Monday, capping off election eve with rallies in the states that launched them on the road to the...

Monday, Nov 5, 2012

Obama, Romney Pursue Last Votes in Deadlocked Race

Obama, Romney Pursue Last Votes in Deadlocked Race

President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney barnstormed across battleground states they needed to win Monday, making their closing appeal to voters with hoarse throats. With Obama and Romney

Thursday, Nov 1, 2012

Presidential Politics Reignite After Storm

Presidential Politics Reignite After Storm

After three campaign days lost to Hurricane Sandy response efforts, the president was back on the trail Thursday, making a final pitch to voters five days before Election Day. As he hop-scotched through...

Wednesday, Oct 24, 2012

Clint Eastwood Returns in New Romney Ad

Clint Eastwood Returns in New Romney Ad

Clint Eastwood has waded back into the presidential election, narrating a new ad in support of GOP candidate Mitt Romney. Eastwood narrates a 30-second spot called "At Stake," saying, "If someone doesn't get the...

Wednesday, Oct 24, 2012

Obama, Romney Blitz Battlegrounds

Obama, Romney Blitz Battlegrounds

With just over a week left until election day, President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney are demonstrating the urgency of the campaign's final stretch, with Obama alone campaigning...

Tuesday, Oct 23, 2012

Bill Clinton: Obama Won Final Debate

Bill Clinton: Obama Won Final Debate

Former President Bill Clinton said President Barack Obama excelled Monday night at his final presidential debate meeting with Republican challenger Mitt Romney. "I thought it was his best debate performance and...

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Comedian Killed by SUV Trying to Outrun Police in New Jersey
Comedian Killed by SUV Trying to Outrun Police in New Jersey

A stolen SUV trying to evade police slammed into a bus shelter and killed a man in Jersey City Tuesday, and authorities said that its inhabitants ran by the victim's body after the out-of-control vehicle came to...

Grandma the Clown Resigns Over Pornographic Photos of Teen
Grandma the Clown Resigns Over Pornographic Photos of Teen

A famed circus performer known as Grandma the clown has resigned from the Big Apple Circus following accusations that he pressured a 16-year-old aerialist to pose for pornographic photos.

NYPD Officer Needs Stitches After Being Hit in Head by Brick
NYPD Officer Needs Stitches After Being Hit in Head by Brick

An NYPD officer was taken to the hospital after being hit in the head with a brick, police say.

NYC Files Blockbuster $500M Opioid Suit Against 'Big Pharma'
NYC Files Blockbuster $500M Opioid Suit Against 'Big Pharma'

New York City filed a $500 million lawsuit Tuesday against prescription opioid manufacturers and distributors, seeking to hold them accountable for their alleged part in the city's opioid epidemic.

Sessions, Comey Both Met With Mueller Team in Russia Probe
Sessions, Comey Both Met With Mueller Team in Russia Probe

Attorney General Jeff Sessions was interviewed for hours last week in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, the Justice Department confirmed Tuesday, as prosecutors moved closer to a possible...

Nassau DA Accused of Using 'Fake Grand Jury Subpoena'
Nassau DA Accused of Using 'Fake Grand Jury Subpoena'

Defense attorney Steven Raiser was preparing for trial in Nassau County when a key witness in the case received a subpoena ordering the witness to appear before the grand jury for a case called “People v...