The 2012 presidential election could once again be historic if American voters re-elect its first Black president. For now, at least, if's a big if. President Obama is personally popular, but the public is unsure whether he's got what it takes to restore the nation to economic health. The Republican presidential field offers a stark contrast as each candidate tries to be more conservative than the other — a factor that might actually help Obama. Bookmark this page as your go-to place for all the news you need about know as the race to the White House heats up: Who trips, who falls and who's sprinting ahead of the pack and why. Plus, check out @BETvote on twitter for extra election coverage.