A candidate needs 270 electoral votes to win. There are currently 152 up for grabs between 12 toss up states (shown in yellow). Hover your mouse over any state to learn about the votes at stake and click to toggle between the 2012 preview and 2008 results.
With the Florida primary in the books, Florida voters now focus attention on two key statewide races - Senate and governor. And they've got clear choices for Nov. 2 election.
Miami-Dade taxpayers have paid $217,000 since 2007 for commisioners' travel abroad to drum up trade trips that have not resulted in a single contract.
Fourteen months after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled, conclusively, that Guantanamo captives can seek release through civilian courts, federal judges have ordered that 29 detainees freed and sided with the Defense Department's only seven times.
A Miami Herald/CBS 4 News poll finds profound dissatisfaction with the leadership and direction of Miami-Dade County.
The famed political dynasty launched by Joseph and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy.
Highlights in the life of Sen. Edward M. Kennedy.
Try to match each president with their photo and see how well you do compared to others.
Timeline for the first 100 days in office.
Changes to Cuba travel restrictions from the '60s to present
See profiles of those who Obama has appointed to various government positions, people who have influenced / supported his campaign and helped him transition into the White House.
Profiles for the 44 presidents in US history.
President Barack Obama has already led a widespread Internet movement to energize young voters and raise a record $700 million for his campaign.
Preview of 2009 Presidential Inauguration.
Here is a look at Barack Obama's personal milestones and professional achievements towards presidency.
See how the various states voted in the 2008 presidential election.
When the AP declared a state on election night, a new column populated, showing the state's effect on the forecasted and official electoral vote balance.
The survey was conducted Oct. 20th though Oct. 22nd for The Miami Herald, the St. Petersburg Times and Bay News 9 by SEA Polling and Strategic Design and The Polling Company.
A poll, commissioned by The Miami Herald in September, along with the St. Petersburg Times and Bay News 9, surveyed 800 likely Florida voters from Sunday through Wednesday. It showed John McCain slightly ahead of Barack Obama, but the numbers are within the margin of error.
A new poll, commissioned by The Miami Herald, along with the St. Petersburg Times and Bay News 9, surveyed 800 likely Florida voters from Sunday through Wednesday. It showed John McCain slightly ahead of Barack Obama, but the numbers are within the margin of error.