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
Chain-Reaction Lincoln Tunnel Crash Hurts 7: PA

Chain-Reaction Lincoln Tunnel Crash Hurts 7: PA

Seven people were injured, one of them critically, in a multi-vehicle accident in the Lincoln Tunnel that brought traffic to a near standstill at the peak of Tuesday's morning rush, authorities say.

Joan Rivers Remains on Life Support "at This Time": Kin

Joan Rivers Remains on Life Support "at This Time": Kin

In a statement released Tuesday, Joan Rivers' daughter Melissa said that her mother is on life support "at this time," and thanked the public for their ongoing support.

Tractor-Trailer Eviscerated in NJ Turnpike Fire

Tractor-Trailer Eviscerated in NJ Turnpike Fire

The driver of a tractor-trailer suffered a laceration to the arm when the truck became engulfed in flames on the New Jersey Turnpike Tuesday afternoon, causing traffic delays, authorities said.

Angelina Jolie's Wedding Dress Revealed

Angelina Jolie's Wedding Dress Revealed

The latest issue of People features the first official photos of Angelina Jolie's stunning wedding gown that incorporates her children's original artwork.

Teen Collapses, Dies During Football Practice

Teen Collapses, Dies During Football Practice

A Staten Island teenager died after collapsing during varsity football practice Monday morning, officials say.

Car Jumps Curb, Hits Woman on Brooklyn Sidewalk: FDNY

Car Jumps Curb, Hits Woman on Brooklyn Sidewalk: FDNY

A car jumped the curb and hit a woman on a Brooklyn sidewalk Tuesday afternoon, authorities say.