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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Storm Hits Tri-State With Slush, Snow and Rain

Storm Hits Tri-State With Slush, Snow and Rain

Tri-state residents are bracing for a potentially strong yet changeable coastal system that could dump a few inches of snow -- or rain -- on parts of the region depending on how the track changes over the...

Man Shoots Daughters, Kills Himself

Man Shoots Daughters, Kills Himself

In the quiet of a predawn Saturday on a dead-end street, a father came home and shot his family in their heads, leaving women in three generations dead and a wounded 12-year-old girl calling 911, police said.

Parking Deck Collapse Injures Snowplow Driver in NJ

Parking Deck Collapse Injures Snowplow Driver in NJ

A snowplow operator in New jersey suffered minor injuries Saturday when the top deck of a parking garage he was plowing collapsed, officials said.

ASPCA Offers $20,000 Reward in Dog-In-Suitcase Abandonement

ASPCA Offers $20,000 Reward in Dog-In-Suitcase Abandonement

The ASPCA is offering a $20,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the case of a malnourished puppy was found zipped inside a suitcase in the Bronx.

Christie Courts Iowa Conservatives

Christie Courts Iowa Conservatives

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is trying to connect with Iowa conservatives by assuring them that "you'll always know who I am" if he runs for president.

Police Rescue Long Island Man From Icy Lake

Police Rescue Long Island Man From Icy Lake

A 68-year-old man is recovering Saturday after he fell through the ice on a Long Island lake and had to be rescued by police.