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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

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012

Election Watchdogs Praise NJ for Post-Storm Voting

Election Watchdogs Praise NJ for Post-Storm Voting

When state officials changed election procedures on the fly so people displaced by last week's massive storm would have a chance to vote, the directives triggered confusion for voters and local officials...

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012

Christie: Hope Romney Continues to "Be a Voice" in Public Life

Christie: Hope Romney Continues to "Be a Voice" in Public Life

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie discusses his disappointment over Gov. Mitt Romney's loss in the presidential election and says he hopes he continues to "be a voice" in public life in the country.

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012

Election Day 2012: By the Numbers

Election Day 2012: By the Numbers

The most important number for President Barack Obama on Election Day was 270, the number of electoral votes needed to clinch his re-election. For the rest of us, the culmination of the marathon 2012 presidential...

Tuesday, 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...

Wednesday, 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.

Wednesday, 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.

Wednesday, 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...

Wednesday, 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.

Wednesday, 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,"...

Wednesday, 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.

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More of Woman's Body Parts Found in NYC Trash: Sources

More of Woman's Body Parts Found in NYC Trash: Sources

Authorities are investigating the grisly discovery of a woman's torso and leg at a trash transfer station in the Bronx.

Former President George H.W. Bush Hospitalized: Reports

Former President George H.W. Bush Hospitalized: Reports

Houston-area media are quoting former President George H.W. Bush's chief of staff as saying that Bush has been hospitalized in Houston.

Obama Commutes Sentence of Chelsea Manning

Obama Commutes Sentence of Chelsea Manning

President Barack Obama has commuted the sentence of Chelsea Manning, the former Army intelligence analyst serving a 35-year sentence for leaking classified material. Her sentence is now set to expire May

Attorney for Suspect in Hofstra Grad Killing: Drop Charges

Attorney for Suspect in Hofstra Grad Killing: Drop Charges

The lawyer for one of three men arrested in the grisly killing of Hofstra University graduate Joseph Comunale late last year is pointing fingers at the two other suspects, saying that the charges against...

State Senate Votes to Stop NYC's Plastic Bag Fee

State Senate Votes to Stop NYC's Plastic Bag Fee

The New York state senate on Tuesday voted to repeal New York City’s plan to place a 5 cent fee on plastic bags, dealing a blow to the city.

Cuomo's Pitch for NY: Alcohol in Theaters, Expand Uber

Cuomo's Pitch for NY: Alcohol in Theaters, Expand Uber

Free state college tuition for middle-class students, an expanded child care tax credit and $1 billion in new spending on public schools are among the highlights of a state budget proposal unveiled...