November 6, 2012 The election of a president brings high hopes for political supporters who are in the running for a Cabinet position. Here's a look at a few potential candidates.
November 6, 2012 On or around Election Day, millions of Americans will show up at their polling places and settle in for what could be a long wait in line to cast their ballots. So how do you respond if the person behind you decides it's the perfect time to loudly express his political opinion? A look at what some voters say is OK and what's not at the polls.
November 6, 2012 The final day in the 2012 political marathon has arrived. Here's an hour-by-hour guide to key times across the nation on Election Day.
November 5, 2012 Everybody tries to predict who will win.What we wonder, though, is when will we know whether it will be President Obama or Republican challenger Mitt Romney taking the oath of office next January? See if you can correctly predict.
November 5, 2012 Whether it's Obama or Romney, the president will face a party in Congress hostile to his agenda, with no mandate from voters to push things through. With no consensus in the country, power may continue shifting back and forth between the parties.
November 3, 2012 From a DVD claiming that President Obama's real father was a communist poet, to small-market TV ads of child readers urging support for the president, this campaign season has seen its share of outside-the-mainstream efforts to influence the election.
November 3, 2012 A Missouri couple never find political agreement. This year, they're putting their differences on display, with "his" and "hers" yard signs in support of the two major-party tickets.
November 2, 2012 With the presidential election looking to be very close, the outcome could come down to relatively few votes in a battleground state. That has the political parties, state election offices and lawyers for the campaigns preparing a post-Tuesday strategy.
November 1, 2012 From trading suits for sandals in search of offshore investments to risking cholesterol counts to sample fried butter - NPR journalists have canvassed the U.S. countless times over to report this election. We caught up with them to revisit some memorable moments that shaped NPR election coverage.
October 31, 2012 There's a chance the Electoral College vote could wind up tied, but it's more likely that there will be different electoral and popular vote winners. If either of those scenarios happens, there could be a push to change the way the U.S. elects its presidents.
October 29, 2012 The fearsome storm has shut down early voting in multiple states and disrupted the presidential candidates' campaign schedules. Sandy may wreak havoc as it claws up the East Coast, but voting experts say its impact may fizzle come Election Day.
October 26, 2012 The economy is growing and consumer confidence is rising. But the data are too mixed to point to a robust economy. And it may be too late anyway to change voters' impressions.
October 26, 2012 Mitt Romney's pledge to add 12 million jobs to the economy over four years may sound like a very big number, especially coming out of a deep recession followed by three years of lackluster job growth. But some economists say it's realistic, and even if President Obama wins re-election.