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 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...

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.

Top Stories
Video: Man Punched by Cop After Resisting Arrest

Video: Man Punched by Cop After Resisting Arrest

The NYPD says it's investigating a video showing a man getting arrested after a knockout fight with a plainclothes officer Wednesday night.

WATCH: Emotional Courtroom Reunion as Judge, Suspect Realize They Were Middle School Classmates

WATCH: Emotional Courtroom Reunion as Judge, Suspect Realize They Were Middle School Classmates

A Miami-Dade judge and one of her old middle school classmates had an emotional reunion in court Thursday after he was arrested following an alleged burglary and police pursuit. "Oh my goodness, oh my...

Woman Falls into Gap Between Train, Platform at LIRR Station

Woman Falls into Gap Between Train, Platform at LIRR Station

A woman fell into a gap between the platform and the train at the Long Island Rail Road Great Neck station Thursday evening, sustaining only minor injuries, officials said.

How to Watch the Fourth of July Fireworks Live

How to Watch the Fourth of July Fireworks Live

Now you can enjoy the majesty of the "Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular" from the beach, your backyard BBQ or even at your favorite East River viewing spot.

Homeowner Fights Back After Neighbors Say Visitors Were 'Buck Naked, Doing Sex'

Homeowner Fights Back After Neighbors Say Visitors Were 'Buck Naked, Doing Sex'

A Hollywood Hills homeowner is fighting back and calling accusations from neighbors "lies" after they claimed to see people openly drinking and having sex on a "campsite" being rented out on her property.

Man Found Bleeding on Road in Apparent Bias Attack: Cops

Man Found Bleeding on Road in Apparent Bias Attack: Cops

Police in a New Jersey township say they've made an arrest in an apparent bias attack that left a man lying on the side of a road as he lay bleeding from the head Wednesday night.