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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

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.

Wednesday, 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.

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Thousands Mourn FDNY Chief as 'Fallen Hero'

Thousands Mourn FDNY Chief as 'Fallen Hero'

Thousands were expected to gather in Yonkers Saturday to memorialize FDNY Battalion Chief Michael Fahy, the father of three and longtime firefighter who was killed when a suspected drug lab exploded in the Bronx...

Train Crash Investigation Focuses on Engineer, Black Box

Train Crash Investigation Focuses on Engineer, Black Box

Here's what is known about the investigation into a commuter train crash that killed one person and injured more than 100 others Thursday in Hoboken, New Jersey.

Bystander Rushed to Help Woman Killed in Hoboken Train Crash

Bystander Rushed to Help Woman Killed in Hoboken Train Crash

The woman killed in the New Jersey Transit train crash into Hoboken Terminal was alive in the initial moments after impact, aided by a man who tried desperately to save her.

Man Arrested for Wearing Clear Plastic Wrap Bikini on NJ Beach

Man Arrested for Wearing Clear Plastic Wrap Bikini on NJ Beach

A 59-year-old man who wore a bikini fashioned out of see-through plastic wrap on a New Jersey beach is facing a criminal charge. Beach Haven police said Stephen Wojciehowski spent two days on a Long Beach...

Deadly Hurricane Matthew Churns Toward Jamaica, Haiti

Deadly Hurricane Matthew Churns Toward Jamaica, Haiti

Matthew weakened slightly from a Category 5 to a powerful Category 4 hurricane in the Atlantic early Saturdayas it drenched coastal Colombia and roared across the Caribbean on a course that still puts Jamaica...

Great-Grandson Arrested After Elderly Woman Found Dead: NYPD

Great-Grandson Arrested After Elderly Woman Found Dead: NYPD

A man was arrested in connection with the death of his 82-year-old great-grandmother and assault on his mother, police said Saturday.