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Election 2012: Donald Trump Fires Back at Brian Williams, Calls Him a ‘Dummy… Never a Smart Guy’

Mark Twain is supposed to have warned against fighting the media by saying, “Never pick a fight with a man who buys his ink by the barrel.” But how do you referee a media war between a man with unlimited airtime and another with a never-idle Twitter feed?

That’s the delicious dilemma facing…

Gary Susman / November 7, 2012

TV Buzz: NBC Wins Election Night Ratings; Jennifer Hudson, Sarah Hyland Set for Lifetime’s ‘Five’ Sequel

Ratings for Tuesday’s election coverage are in, and among the broadcast networks, NBC won a plurality of viewers’ votes. Brian Williams and his ice-rink map drew 12.6 million total viewers, beating ABC (11.1 million), CBS (8.4 million), and FOX (5 million). Overall, there were 37.1 million viewers tuning into the big four networks to see Barack Obama

Lauren DiMascio / November 7, 2012

Does Michelle Obama’s Election Night Dress Look Familiar? The Scoop on Her Winning Look (GALLERY)

Michelle Obama’s stylish race to the White House has finally come to end, culminating with her winning Election Night look.

Mrs. Obama donned an oxblood Michael Kors dress with a black shrug and pumps to join her family on stage to celebrate President Obama’s win on Tuesday night. A brooch — the First…

Kristin Koch / November 7, 2012

Obama Wins: 10 Best Reelection Memes (VIDEO & GALLERY)

As votes flew in for President Barack Obama on election night, Americans lit up social media.

From Facebook to Twitter to Tumblr, the country took to the Internet to chime in on the tight race to the White House. In fact, it set a record: Just past 10 PM EST, Twitter hit 20…

Cory Lopez / November 7, 2012

Election 2012: Best and Worst Moments From Election Night (GALLERY)

Barack Obama’s long road to re-election ended on Tuesday, when the 44th President of the United States was given a second term by the voting public.

This having been the most important night in politics since, well, the last Presidential election, the majority of Americans’ eyes were glued to their TV screens a…

/ November 7, 2012

Barack Obama Wins 2012 Election, Celebrities React

President Barack Obama won re-election Tuesday night, the major television networks projected.

Obama, 51, secured a second term in the White House, after prizing more than the coveted 270 electoral college votes required to win office as a result of victories in the crucial battleground of Ohio, as well as Iowa and Oregon.


Celebuzz / November 7, 2012

Election Day: Stars Get Out the Vote on Twitter

It’s Election Day — and celebrities want all Americans to celebrate.

As President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney tirelessly rallied support on the campaign trail in recent months, many high-profile Hollywood names — from George Clooney to Eva Longoria to Clint Eastwood — stumped for their candidate from coast-to-coast.

And now that…

Cory Lopez / November 6, 2012

Election 2012 TV Viewing Guide: How the Networks Are Covering

It’s that day, Election day 2012. It’s a big day for America as voters head to the poll to cast their votes for Barack Obama or Mitt Romney.

So after you cast your votes for our next President, get yourselves some snacks and head to your couch as the broadcast and cable network…

Lauren DiMascio / November 6, 2012

Election 2012: Celebrities Cast Their Vote at the Polls (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

It’s Election Day in America — and Hollywood is flocking to the polls.

Indeed, everyone from Zooey Deschanel, to Mariah Carey and Sarah Jessica Parker got up early Tuesday morning to exercise their right to vote, and cameras were able to capture each moment as it happened.

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Celebuzz / November 6, 2012

Election 2012: A Look Back at Michelle Obama’s Stylish Race to the White House (GALLERY & VIDEO)

Election Day is finally here, which means the First Lady fashion face-off between Michelle Obama and Ann Romney is coming to an end.

President Obama and Mitt Romney’s wives have not let their style slip during the final grueling months of the 2012 Presidential Campaign. In fact, the candidates wives have stepped up their…

Kristin Koch / November 6, 2012

Election Day: Stars Make Final Pleas for Their Candidates

As America heads to the polls this Election Day, celebrities are giving their presidential candidates one last boost.

As President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney made their closing cases on the campaign trail Monday, big-name stars showed support. While Kid Rock joined Romney in New Hampshire, Jay-Z and Bruce Springsteen stumped for Obama…

Cory Lopez / November 6, 2012

Election 2012: Your Complete Guide to Celebuzz’s Coverage

After months and months of campaigning, Election Day 2012 has finally arrived, the day in which Americans will take to the polls to decide who will become the next President of the United States.

Will it be another four years for Barack Obama? Or will Republicans reclaim the White House with a victory…

/ November 6, 2012

Election 2012: A Look Back at Ann Romney’s Campaign Style (GALLERY & VIDEO)

As the race to the White House approaches the finish line, the style showdown between Michelle Obama and Ann Romney has shown no signs of slowing down.

Despite jam-packed campaign schedules in the weeks leading up to Tuesday’s election, both presidential candidates’ wives have continued to show off their chic campaign style.


Kristin Koch / November 5, 2012

Election 2012: 21 Memorable Moments of the 2012 Presidential Campaign

The 2012 presidential campaign has played like a couple of very long seasons of American Idol – only with, you know, actual consequences for the audience of voters who are watching.

The first season was a year-long series of Republican debates (20 of them!) and primaries, winnowing down a cast of colorful characters to…

Gary Susman / November 5, 2012

Election 2012: Celebrities Who Support Barack Obama (GALLERY)

35In these cool fall temperatures, it seems Hollywood has caught campaign fever.

With the 2012 presidential election just around the corner, the stars are gearing up to place their votes.

But who is rooting for the incumbent President Barack Obama this time around?

Alexa Kravitz / November 4, 2012

Katy Perry Moves ‘Forward’ at Barack Obama Rally in Wisconsin (PHOTOS)

iKaty Perry is so ready to vote for Barack Obama.

Less than two weeks after wearing a ballot dress for an Obama campaign rally in Las Vegas, the “Wide Awake” singer has made another political statement via another skintight dress.

On Saturday, at a rally in Milwaukee, Wis., Perry, 28, arrived at the…

Peggy Truong / November 4, 2012

Election 2012: A History of ‘Saturday Night Live’ Presidents (GALLERY)

As Barack Obama and Mitt Romney gear up for Tuesday’s big election day, Celebuzz is taking a trip down political memory lane — by way of Saturday Night Live.

This September, when SNL kicked off its 38th season, President Obama had a new “face.” After four seasons of long pauses and hand gestures,…

Peggy Truong / November 3, 2012

Election 2012: A History of First-Lady Fashion (GALLERY)

For years upon years, First Lady has become one of the most watched and coveted fashion titles in the world.

From Grace Coolidge’s flapper style in the ’20s, to Jacqueline Kennedy’s bold looks in the ’60s and beyond, the First Ladies of America have managed to mix old-school class with modern-day looks to…

/ November 2, 2012

Election 2012: Celebrities Who Support Mitt Romney (GALLERY)

Although Hollywood is a notoriously liberal place, not every celebrity is backing President Barack Obama this election.

In fact, some of the biggest names in show business have come out in support of Obama’s Republican rival, Mitt Romney, as Election Day very quickly approaches.

So, just who will be seeing red o…

/ November 1, 2012

Election 2012: 25 Most Influential Celebrities During the Presidential Race (GALLERY)

Come on, if you were a celebrity — someone with wealth, power, name recognition and a public platform — why wouldn’t you try to influence the election?

Really, it’s a wonder more celebrities don’t get involved in electoral politics. After all, they have more influence on politics than they may realize — or…

Gary Susman / October 29, 2012
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