Campaign winds down with swing state trips

President Obama embraced his wife, Michelle, during the night’s last rally, in Des Moines. Mitt Romney and his wife, Ann, at a rally at Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester, N.H.


The country heads into an Election Day in which the outcome between President Obama and Mitt Romney remains too close to call.

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney hugs his wife, Ann, after she introduced him Monday for his final speech in New Hamphire of the 2012 general election campaign.


Mitt Romney faces specter of presidency — or private life

After six years of campaigning, the promise of the White House is as tantalizingly close for Romney as the bitterness of defeat.

Long campaign punctuated with turning points

The presidential election’s outcome will hinge more centrally on crucial turning points and surprises over the course of a multiyear campaign.

The convention center Monday was a hive of activity both inside and out.

Republican side ready for a big party in Boston

Depending on the results Tuesday night, Mitt Romney’s Seaport District soiree could either be a raucous celebration or a subdued gathering.

Boston Capital

The economic limits for our next president

No president can turn the American economy around with a series of policy decisions issued from the White House.

Scott Brown, Elizabeth Warren stake out vital turf

The Mass. Senate race has its own crucial communities that Senator Brown and Warren will be counting on to help them roll to victory.

Campaign signs claim equal attention on the same corner on Centre Street in Jamaica Plain.

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Neighbors’ political differences don’t show signs of strife

Across the region, many who live on either side of the hedges live in domestic harmony while advertising their differing political views.

Viewer’s guide to the election

What to watch for in the elections when the results start to come in.

Starting at 6 p.m. tonight, will have results, video analysis, and live updates for the elections.


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Former state treasurer Timothy P. Cahill awaited the start of his trial on public corruption charges Monday in Suffolk Superior Court.

Opening arguments are made in Tim Cahill trial

Prosecutors said the former state treasurer “reached into the lottery’s pocket” for an ad blitz to boost his candidacy for governor in 2010.


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Antonin Scalia said he thinks it is proper to settle such questions early on in the suit.

Supreme Court considers limits on class actions

The Supreme Court appeared divided in two cases in which businesses are trying to make it harder for customers or investors to band together to sue them.

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