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 7, 2012

Gillibrand Wins Her First 6-Year Term

Gillibrand Wins Her First 6-Year Term

Democratic U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand was elected to her first full, six-year term Tuesday night, fending off a challenge from Republican Wendy Long.

Nov 7, 2012

Menendez Wins NJ Senate Race

Menendez Wins NJ Senate Race

New Jersey voters are sending Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez back to Washington for another six years.

Nov 7, 2012

Obama Photo Most Retweeted Ever

Obama Photo Most Retweeted Ever

President Barack Obama's Election Night photo was just one of many memorable reactions on the social networks.

Nov 6, 2012

Campaign's Top Moments

Campaign's Top Moments

After many months, countless attack ads and nearly $2 billion raised and spent, the presidential campaign is finally coming to a close. Here's a look at the top moments.

Nov 7, 2012

GOP Keeps House Majority

GOP Keeps House Majority

Republicans are projected to hold onto the majority they won in the U.S. House two years ago, NBC News reported, projecting the GOP to hang onto 238 seats to the Democrats' 197, after entering the night...

Nov 7, 2012

NJ Voters Approve Raising Judges' Benefits Costs

NJ Voters Approve Raising Judges' Benefits Costs

New Jersey voters have approved a ballot question forcing judges and state Supreme Court justices to pay more for retirement and health benefits.

Nov 7, 2012

Elizabeth Warren Wins Mass. Senate Race

Elizabeth Warren Wins Mass. Senate Race

Elizabeth Warren took back a U.S. Senate seat in Massachusetts for Democrats after beating Republican Sen. Scott Brown, helping her party hang onto its majority in the chamber, according to NBC News projections....

Nov 7, 2012

Watch: Full Obama Victory Speech

Watch: Full Obama Victory Speech

President Obama spoke to supporters in Chicago Tuesday after winning a second term in the White House.

Nov 6, 2012

Voters in 11 States Choose Governors

Voters in 11 States Choose Governors

Voters in eleven states across the nation were selecting governors in Tuesday’s elections.

Nov 7, 2012

Democrats Hang Onto Senate with Wins in High-Profile Races

Democrats Hang Onto Senate with Wins in High-Profile Races

NBC News projected that Democrats would hold 53 seats in the next Senate, in addition to the consistent support of Independent Bernie Sanders of Vermont and the possible support of newly-elected...

Top Stories
1 Shot in Robbery on NJ Transit Platform, 3 in Custody

1 Shot in Robbery on NJ Transit Platform, 3 in Custody

A person believed to be a commuter was shot during a robbery at a train station in New Jersey Friday morning, police say.

Highway Plunge Pit Bull Owner Says Dog Went Missing

Highway Plunge Pit Bull Owner Says Dog Went Missing

The owner of a pit bull who survived a 25-foot plunge from a moving car on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway has stepped forward and may soon be reunited with the dog, according to a veterinary office caring...

Armed Man Steals Soda From Port Authority Newsstand: Cops

Armed Man Steals Soda From Port Authority Newsstand: Cops

A suspect arrested for allegedly stealing a soda from a bus terminal newsstand was found to be armed with a loaded pistol and knife, police say.

"Mini Tornado" Caused Correction Cop's Skydive Death: Expert

"Mini Tornado" Caused Correction Cop's Skydive Death: Expert

A New York City correction officer died and another person was seriously injured in a skydiving accident on Long Island Wednesday evening, according to officials.

Robbers Pin Clerk to Floor, Steal Safe With $30K: NYPD

Robbers Pin Clerk to Floor, Steal Safe With $30K: NYPD

Police are looking for three robbers they say pinned a clerk to the ground at a Brooklyn store Wednesday evening and stole a safe containing $30,000.

Luxury Car Thieves Strike Again in New Jersey

Luxury Car Thieves Strike Again in New Jersey

Police in New Jersey are investigating another rash of luxury car thefts they say were entirely preventable.