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President Barack Obama arrives on stage after winning the 2012 presidential election November 7, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama On Re-Election: ‘The Best Is Yet To Come’

A triumphant President Barack Obama heralded his re-election with a call to action early Wednesday, telling Americans that their citizenship doesn’t end with their vote and declaring that the “best is yet to come.”


President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

All Eyes On Swing States As Election Day Rolls On

Ohio and Florida have been closely watched by political observers, but experts said the first critical battleground state to watch this Election Day is Virginia.


Empire State Building (credit: CBS 2)

Empire State Building To Light Up Red Or Blue Depending On Who Wins Election

For those folks who have a view of the Manhattan skyline, there will be another way to keep track of who won the presidential election.


New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (file/Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Christie: Special Email Ballots Only For NJ Residents Displaced By Sandy; Email Voting Extended To Friday

Election officials in Hudson County say voters who are not eligible for special email ballots are requesting them anyway.


New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg cast his ballot at a polling place on East 81st Street on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. (credit: Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

Officials Cast Ballots, Urge Others To Vote Too

Area officials cast their ballots Tuesday morning amid continuing concern over superstorm Sandy-related damage in New York and New Jersey.


FILE -- Voting booths (Photo by Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

Gov. Cuomo Signs Order Allowing New Yorkers To Vote Anywhere

Election officials in the Tri-State Area are vowing that power outages and storm damage won’t prevent people from voting in one of the tightest and most expensive races ever.


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Is Your Favorite Country Artist Voting For Obama Or Romney?

Republican? Democrat? Other? Some country stars aren’t saying, but a few have made their views on the 2012 presidential election public.


Mitt Romney helps to load donated goods as he attends a storm relief campaign event in Kettering, Ohio. (credit:  EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images); President Barack Obama comforts Hurricane Sandy victim Dana Vanzant as he visits a neighborhood in Brigantine, New Jersey. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Sandy Makes Election Preparation Difficult For Storm-Wracked Tri-State Area

The storm, which devastated communities with power outages and flooding had already disrupted early voting in parts of New Jersey.


Taylor Swift

Who Will Taylor Swift Vote For This Election?

Some country artists have no problem making their political views public. Is Taylor one of those people?


FILE - A voting booth in Fort Lee, NJ (Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

New Jersey Voter Registration Deadline Is Today

Voters can get an application online or register at the Motor Vehicle Commission and Human Services offices.


Mitt Romney and Rick Scott (Photo by Gerardo Mora/Getty Images)

Opinion: Florida’s Voter Purge Attempts To Stifle Democrats and Minorities

Elected officials would do well to remember that it is the job of the voters to pick their representatives, it is not the job of elected officials to pick who gets to vote.


Donald Payne Jr. (credit: CI.Newark.NJ.US)

Donald Payne Jr. Wins US House Primary In Bid To Succeed Father

Donald Payne Jr. defeated five other challengers in the Democratic primary for New Jersey’s 10th Congressional District seat.


Election worker Al Becker watches as a man votes on Election Day - New York, NY - Nov 3, 2009 - Photo: David Goldman/Getty Images

‘Byzantine’ Vote-Counting Process In NYC Draws Criticism

Finding out the unofficial results after New York City’s polls close can require plenty of patience, thanks to a paper-and-scissors, multiple-person process.


Keith Olbermann (credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Keith Olbermann To Join In Election Coverage On Current TV

Despite his absence from early primary coverage, Current TV’s Keith Olbermann will soon be part of the act.


President Barack Obama says that he would oppose a law that sould lead to online censorship.(credit: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Holds Campaign Fundraising Dinner At Gotham Bar and Grill

President Barack Obama was in New York City Wednesday attending three fundraisers to raise money for his re-election bid.