Gov. Mitt Romney

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.”

11/07/2012

Candy Crowley moderates the debate between Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama at Hofstra University in Hempstead, Long Island - Oct. 16, 2012 (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama, Romney, Set For Showdown In Last Debate

Monday night will be the last presidential debate, and the last time before President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Gov. Mitt Romney will be able to attack each other directly before Election Day.

CBS New York–10/22/2012

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama answer questions during a town hall style debate at Hofstra University October 16, 2012 in Hempstead, New York. During the second of three presidential debates, the candidates fielded questions from audience members on a wide variety of issues. (Credit: Pool/Getty Images)

Obama, Romney Go Toe-To-Toe In Rancorous Debate

Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney said during the second presidential debate Tuesday that he has a five-point plan to create 12 million jobs, but President Barack Obama dismissed it all as a “one-point plan” that consists of protecting “those at the top.”

CBS New York–10/16/2012

Second Presidential Debate

Undecided Voters Weigh In On Heated Presidential Debate

It was undecided voters asking the questions in the town hall-style debate Tuesday night, and CBS 2’s Jessica Schneider watched the candidates’ answers with an undecided family from Bethpage, Long Island.

CBS 2–10/16/2012

Hofstra Students

Hofstra Students Enjoy Once-In-A-Lifetime Opportunity To See Debate

Well before Tuesday’s toe-to-toe debate that CBS News’ Scott Pelley called the most rancorous ever, a political frenzy took over at the Hofstra University student center.

CBS New York–10/16/2012

Presidential Debate

Obama, Romney Slam Each Other’s Immigration Reform Policies

President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney both claimed to support comprehensive immigration reform in the second presidential debate Tuesday, but different in their definitions of what the term meant.

10/16/2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Is NYC Better Off Now Than It Was Four Years Ago? Bloomberg Weighs In

The billionaire independent mayor did not address whether he is better off than he was four years ago, but spoke broadly about the city’s economy.

09/04/2012

Crosses stand at the makeshift memorial to the 12 movie theater shooting victims across the street from the Century 16 Theater July 24, 2012 in Aurora, Colorado. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Flags At Half-Staff In NJ To Honor Colo. Shooting Victims

Twelve people were killed and nearly 60 more were injured when police said 24-year-old James Holmes, dressed in body armor and armed with an assault rifle, a shotgun and handguns, walked into a theater in Aurora, Colo. and opened fire on Friday.

07/25/2012

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney (R) and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie appear together at a campaign rally December 30, 2011 in West Des Moines, Iowa. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Gov. Christie To Iowa Voters: Vote For Romney Or I’ll Be Back ‘Jersey Style’

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie issued a stern warning to Iowa voters at a campaign rally for Mitt Romney Friday.

12/30/2011

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie speaks at a town hall meeting on March 29. (credit: Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

Gov. Christie Reiterates He Won’t Run For President, But Likes Being Asked

“I’m a kid from Jersey who has people asking him to run for president. I’m thrilled by it,” he said. “I just don’t want to do it.”

05/09/2011