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...

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...

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...

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.

Top Stories
NJ Man Hiking With Friends Dead in Bear Attack: Officials

NJ Man Hiking With Friends Dead in Bear Attack: Officials

A 299-pound black bear attacked and killed a 22-year-old hiker in a northern New Jersey nature preserve, wildlife officials say.

Woman Hit by Cyclist in Central Park Dies: Officials

Woman Hit by Cyclist in Central Park Dies: Officials

The 59-year-old Connecticut woman who was critically injured after she was hit by a bicyclist in Central Park last week has died, officials say.

Rutgers Student Dies After Frat Party: Authorities

Rutgers Student Dies After Frat Party: Authorities

A Rutgers University student died Sunday after she "became distressed" while attending a small gathering at a fraternity house, prosecutors said.

Little League Coach Hit in Head With Baseball, Dies

Little League Coach Hit in Head With Baseball, Dies

A 50-year-old Little League coach died after he was hit in the head with a baseball during warm-ups before a game on Long Island over the weekend, authorities said.

Manhunt After Missing Student "Person of Interest" Flees Police

Manhunt After Missing Student "Person of Interest" Flees Police

Charlottesville, Virginia, police are working to locate a man they call a "person of interest" in the disappearance of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham after he sped away from police in...

2 Killed, 48 Hurt After Bus From NYC Overturns: Officials

2 Killed, 48 Hurt After Bus From NYC Overturns: Officials

Two women were killed and nearly 50 other people were injured after a bus on a three-day sightseeing tour from New York to Washington, D.C., overturned in Delaware Sunday, authorities say.