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...

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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Joan Rivers Stops Breathing, Taken to NYC Hospital: Sources

Joan Rivers Stops Breathing, Taken to NYC Hospital: Sources

Comedian Joan Rivers was taken to a Manhattan hospital after she stopped breathing while having minor throat surgery at a clinic in the city Thursday morning, multiple sources familiar with the situation say.

Stepson of Oheka Castle Owner Questioned in Shooting: Sources

Stepson of Oheka Castle Owner Questioned in Shooting: Sources

Police have questioned the stepson of the Long Island mansion owner who was shot in the face earlier this year about what he might know about the attempt on his stepfather’s life, NBC 4 New York has learned.

Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt Secretly Wed in France

Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt Secretly Wed in France

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were married Saturday in France, a spokesman for the couple said, The Associated Press reported.

Man Charged After Mother, Kids Attacked in Queens: NYPD

Man Charged After Mother, Kids Attacked in Queens: NYPD

Police have accused a Yonkers man of trying to sexually assault a mother in front of her three children after driving them to a Queens homeless shelter, then attacking her and two of her kids.

Cops: Angry Passenger Attacks Worker at LaGuardia

Cops: Angry Passenger Attacks Worker at LaGuardia

Police say an angry passenger punched and kicked an airline employee while looking for his bag at New York's LaGuardia Airport.

Treasure Hunter Returns Wedding Ring Found on NY Beach

Treasure Hunter Returns Wedding Ring Found on NY Beach

When Erin Carrazzo lost her wedding ring while vacationing with her family on Fire Island a few weeks ago, she wished aloud on Facebook that "some metal detector dude" could find it.