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 people...

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 to...

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 daughters,"...

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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SUV Crashes Through Phone Store, Killing Customer: Officials

SUV Crashes Through Phone Store, Killing Customer: Officials

An SUV careened into a phone store on Long Island Monday, killing a 66-year-old woman waiting in line and injuring two others, authorities say.

Nanny Allegedly Caught on Camera Burning 3-Year-Old Girl

Nanny Allegedly Caught on Camera Burning 3-Year-Old Girl

Connecticut police have arrested a nanny who is accused of deliberately burning a 3-year-old girl she was supposed to be caring for.

Prisoner Escapes From NJ Hospital: Police

Prisoner Escapes From NJ Hospital: Police

Authorities are looking for a 46-year-old prisoner who escaped from a New Jersey hospital Monday, three days after being taken there with a police guard after complaining of chest pains.

After 2 Bodies Found, NYC Explosion Probe Focus Shifts to Cause

After 2 Bodies Found, NYC Explosion Probe Focus Shifts to Cause

A day after two bodies were found by search and rescue workers scouring the debris from the explosion and fire that razed three East Village buildings last week, Mayor de Blasio said authorities are shifting...

WATCH: Fiancee Testifies About Hernandez's Infidelity

WATCH: Fiancee Testifies About Hernandez's Infidelity

The fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez testified Monday that she went back to Hernandez despite his infidelity. Shayanna Jenkins, Hernandez's high school sweetheart and the mother...

12 Hurt, 1 Seriously, When Car Hits MTA Bus in Brooklyn: Officials

12 Hurt, 1 Seriously, When Car Hits MTA Bus in Brooklyn: Officials

Twelve people were injured, one of them seriously, when a minivan hit an MTA bus after allegedly running a stop sign in Brooklyn Monday morning, transit and fire officials say.