November 6

President Obama defeats Romney, wins second term
President Obama defeats Romney, wins second term
Politics Queens Courier Staff 11/07/2012 at 2:23AM

BY ALEXA ALTMAN, MAGGIE HAYES AND CRISTABELLE TUMOLA President Barack Obama defeated former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election, kicking off his second term. “And whether I earned your vote or not, I have listened to you, I have learned from you and you have made me a better president. And with [...]

WATCH: Voting machine switches Obama votes to Romney
WATCH: Voting machine switches Obama votes to Romney
News Cristabelle Tumola 11/06/2012 at 5:37PM

A Pennsylvania electronic voting machine malfunctioned today and changed votes for President Obama to Republican candidate Mitt Romney and vice versa, MSNBC reported. A video of the broken machine was posted on YouTube with a description of what the poster witnessed: “My wife and I went to the voting booths this morning before work. There [...]

What Obama and Romney said at the final presidential debate
What Obama and Romney said at the final presidential debate
News Billy Rennison 10/22/2012 at 11:28PM

More than 17,000 words were spoken during the third and final debate between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney at Lynn University in Boca Raton. The words uttered tonight will be dissected in the next two weeks ahead of the election on November 6. The most common words were what you would expect to hear [...]

ROCK THE VOTE
Editorial Queens Courier Editorial 9/19/2012 at 11:16AM

With the September 13 primary — and its abysmal voter turnout — behind us, it is time to start focusing on the November 6 general election. If you are not already, we urge you to register to vote. It’s very easy, and a linchpin of our Democracy. So, as the slogan goes, “Just do it.” [...]

New York City marathoners race through Long Island City
New York City marathoners race through Long Island City
News Steve Mosco 11/09/2011 at 4:29PM

The streets of Long Island City were packed as runners steamed through the heart of Hunters Point in the 43rd ING New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 6. The community came out to cheer on the runners and to give them the extra boost they needed to get over the Queensborough Bridge on the [...]