City Hall in Lower Manhattan (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Leading Candidate Increases Margin In Queens City Council Election

The leading candidate in a special election for a Queens City Council seat has increased his margin to 80 votes.


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Quinn: Problems With NYC Voting Must Be Fixed Immediately

Charging that New Yorkers have been faced with chaotic polling place procedures and poorly-trained workers, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn on Wednesday that the New York City Board of Elections fix the problems immediately.


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Coughlin, Giants Looking For Another Visit With Obama At White House

When the Giants visited the White House in June in the heart of the political campaign, coach Tom Coughlin said the Super Bowl champions shared a goal with President Barack Obama — repeating.


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Sheryl Crow Wants A ‘Woman In The White House’

The new country-flavored song by Sheryl Crow wonders if it’s time for the centuries-long run of male presidents to come to an end. But does everyone agree it sends the right message?


Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Nov. 7, 2012. (credit: Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Stocks Plunge More Than 300 Points After Election

Some jubilation supporters of President Barack Obama may have felt after his re-election Tuesday was doubtless tempered by an apparent free fall on Wall Street.


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.


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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.


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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.