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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

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.

Wednesday, 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.

Wednesday, 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.

Wednesday, 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.

Wednesday, 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.

Tuesday, 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.

Wednesday, 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...

Wednesday, 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.

Wednesday, 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....

Wednesday, 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.

Top Stories
Man Beaten, Robbed at Columbus Circle Station: NYPD

Man Beaten, Robbed at Columbus Circle Station: NYPD

Police are looking for the two men who they say beat and robbed a commuter in an early morning attack at the Columbus Circle subway station.

Candidates Hope to Woo Undecided Voters at Hofstra Debate

Candidates Hope to Woo Undecided Voters at Hofstra Debate

Security was tightening and suspense was building at Hofstra University out on Long Island Sunday night. Many students say they're still trying to decide who to vote for and that a debate here on Monday will be...

Legendary Golfer Arnold Palmer Dies at 87

Legendary Golfer Arnold Palmer Dies at 87

Arnold Palmer, the everyman "King of golf," died in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the United States Golf Association confirmed Sunday. He was 87. Alastair Johnson, CEO of Arnold Palmer Enterprises, said that Palmer...

Schumer: Emergency Phone Alerts Must Include Suspect Photos

Schumer: Emergency Phone Alerts Must Include Suspect Photos

As police and federal agents hunted for the man suspected of setting off bombs in New York and New Jersey, millions of people received an alert on their cellphones asking for help finding the bombing suspect.

Debate Details Revealed: Clinton Gets First Question

Debate Details Revealed: Clinton Gets First Question

Debate officials have released the details of Monday night's presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump, NBC News reported. The first debate of the election season will be...

Subway Slash Victim to Attacker: ‘Use Your Hands’

Subway Slash Victim to Attacker: ‘Use Your Hands’

The man slashed across his face and arms with a box cutter after an argument on a midtown subway train told NBC 4 New York Sunday that his attacker is a “coward” who should not have pulled the blade during their...