2012 Elections: News, Analysis, Videos, and Breaking on the Presidential Election, Local Elections, and More

2012 Elections: News, Analysis, Videos, and Breaking on the Presidential Election, Local Elections, and More

Complete coverage of the 2012 election

Nov 27, 2012

Obama: "The Best Is Yet to Come"

Obama: "The Best Is Yet to Come"

President Barack Obama won a second term on Tuesday, emerging from a long, punishing campaign with a new mandate to lead a divided and anxious nation. "Tonight in this election, you, the American...

Nov 7, 2012

Murphy Beats McMahon for Conn. Senate Seat

Murphy Beats McMahon for Conn. Senate Seat

Democratic Rep. Chris Murphy says his U.S. Senate win over Republican Linda McMahon proves that what matters is the measure of ideas and not the measure of one's wallet.

Nov 7, 2012

How Obama Won Four More Years

How Obama Won Four More Years

The president won the votes of racial minorities by a landslide — 93 percent of black, 73 percent of Asians and 71 percent of Latinos, up from 67 percent four years ago.

Nov 7, 2012

Elizabeth Warren: Win for Middle Class

Elizabeth Warren: Win for Middle Class

Elizabeth Warren took back Ted Kennedy's old Senate seat for Democrats after unseating Republican Sen. Scott Brown, helping her party hang onto its majority in the chamber and becoming the first woman...

Nov 7, 2012

Disputes Begin After Vote for NY Senate Control

Disputes Begin After Vote for NY Senate Control

Democrats and Republicans are both claiming they've won control of the New York state Senate as weeks of counting paper ballots and likely legal challenges begin.

Nov 7, 2012

Romney: I Pray Obama Will Be Successful

Romney: I Pray Obama Will Be Successful

Gov. Mitt Romney called the president to concede, and prayed for the well-being of the U.S. and President Barack Obama."I wish all of them well, particularly the president, the first lady and their...

Nov 7, 2012

NY Senate Control Still Not Decided After Election

NY Senate Control Still Not Decided After Election

Deciding who has enough votes to control New York's state Senate could be two weeks away until absentee ballots are counted in some races, and it could be weeks after that before senators select a leader.

Nov 7, 2012

Obama Thanks Michelle

Obama Thanks Michelle

Obama's victory speech included a heartfelt thank you to First Lady Michelle Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia.

Nov 7, 2012

Maine, Maryland Vote to Legalize Gay Marriage

Maine, Maryland Vote to Legalize Gay Marriage

Maine and Maryland made history Tuesday, approving gay marriage by popular vote, according to NBC News projections.

Nov 7, 2012

3 NY Seats in Congress Switch Parties; Dems Get 2

3 NY Seats in Congress Switch Parties; Dems Get 2

Three of New York's seats in Congress switched parties Tuesday night, with Democrats taking two seats from Republicans and Republicans taking one from Democrats in hard-fought races.

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Police Seek Person of Interest in Shooting of Teen Boy

Police Seek Person of Interest in Shooting of Teen Boy

Police are looking for a person of interest wanted in connection to a daytime shooting that struck a 13-year-old boy waiting for the bus in Brooklyn.

Bodega Clerk Shot Dead in Brooklyn Store: Cops

Bodega Clerk Shot Dead in Brooklyn Store: Cops

A 52-year-old worker at a Bushwick bodega was shot to death by a gunman who entered his store early Thursday, authorities say.

Democratic Fundraiser Pleads Guilty to Scheme

Democratic Fundraiser Pleads Guilty to Scheme

A hotel executive who has supported Hillary Clinton, Sen. Harry Reid and other top Democrats pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to witness tampering and conspiracy to evade campaign finance laws.

4 New Jersey Men Arrested in Child Porn Sting

4 New Jersey Men Arrested in Child Porn Sting

Four New Jersey men face a range of child pornography charges after they were arrested in what prosecutors called a "drag net" aimed at snaring suspects who use and share the images online.

Robbers Hit 4 Brooklyn Banks in 2-Hour Spree: NYPD

Robbers Hit 4 Brooklyn Banks in 2-Hour Spree: NYPD

Two men robbed two banks and tried to hit two others over a two-hour period in Brooklyn Monday afternoon, police say.

Contract Deal for Subway, Bus Workers

Contract Deal for Subway, Bus Workers

Both sides have announced a tentative contract settlement with the union that represents about 38,000 subway and bus workers in New York City.