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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

Wednesday, 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...

Tuesday, 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...

Wednesday, 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.

Wednesday, 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.

Wednesday, 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...

Wednesday, 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.

Wednesday, 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,"...

Wednesday, 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.

Wednesday, 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.

Wednesday, 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
Tri-State Heat Wave Interrupted by Sudden Downpour

Tri-State Heat Wave Interrupted by Sudden Downpour

Sudden downpours drenched parts of the tri-state area Monday afternoon, dumping barrels of rain in minutes, a brief change-of-pace from the region's nagging heat..

Tar-Covered Dogs Saved From Bubbling NJ Roof in Blazing Heat

Tar-Covered Dogs Saved From Bubbling NJ Roof in Blazing Heat

Two dogs suffered severe burns to the pads of their paws when they were left on a flat, tar roof in Newark amid such blazing heat rescuers say they found the rooftop boiling and bubbling when they arrived.

'I Can No Longer Stay Silent': Michael Jordan on Shootings

'I Can No Longer Stay Silent': Michael Jordan on Shootings

Former Chicago Bulls and NBA star Michael Jordan said Monday he "can no longer stay silent" about the shooting deaths of black Americans at the hands of police officers, as well as the recent "cowardly...

Georgia News Anchor Dies in Fall Days Before 25th Birthday

Georgia News Anchor Dies in Fall Days Before 25th Birthday

Officials say a news anchor for a Georgia NBC affiliate fell about 160 feet to her death after being swept over the top of a North Carolina waterfall.

Sanders, Warren to Address Divided Dem Convention

Sanders, Warren to Address Divided Dem Convention

Former rivals Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders urgently joined forces Monday to tamp down dissent among his supporters, as Democrats tried to keep infighting from overtaking a convention opening night...

Mom of Escort Tied to Serial Killer Mystery Stabbed to Death

Mom of Escort Tied to Serial Killer Mystery Stabbed to Death

The mother of a New Jersey escort whose 2010 disappearance led to the discovery of 10 bodies on Long Island was allegedly stabbed to death by her other daughter, a mentally ill 27-year-old who said she...