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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NYC Schools Will Be Open Wednesday; MTA Service Resumes

NYC Schools Will Be Open Wednesday; MTA Service Resumes

Travel bans across the tri-state area were lifted Tuesday morning and subways slowly roared back to life, hours after a debilitating winter storm pelted the region with blinding snow and icy winds and forced...

BLIZZARD GUIDE: When Roads, Rails and Schools Will Reopen

BLIZZARD GUIDE: When Roads, Rails and Schools Will Reopen

The tri-state is beginning to dig out from a blizzard that walloped parts of the tri-state with more than two feet of snow and forced one of the busiest regions in the world to grind to a near halt.

Snow Totals in Your Neighborhood

Snow Totals in Your Neighborhood

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Teen Dies in Sledding Accident During Blizzard: Police

Teen Dies in Sledding Accident During Blizzard: Police

A teenager died after being injured in a sledding accident Monday night on Long Island during a massive snowstorm that dumped more than a foot of snow on parts of the area, according to Suffolk police.

Stunning Time-lapse Captures Storm in Columbus Circle

Stunning Time-lapse Captures Storm in Columbus Circle

NBC News digital producer John Makely compiled a time-lapse video of the snowstorm in Columbus Circle from the 48th floor of the Mandarin Oriental.