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 Independent...

Top Stories
Statue of Liberty Reopens After Bomb Scare

Statue of Liberty Reopens After Bomb Scare

The Statue of Liberty reopened Saturday after a security scare forced thousands of tourists off Liberty Island on Friday.

Cop Driving in Deadly Crash Had .24 BAC: Sources

Cop Driving in Deadly Crash Had .24 BAC: Sources

The New Jersey police officer who hit a tractor-trailer head-on on a Staten Island highway last month, killing a fellow officer and a friend and critically injuring a third cop, had a blood alcohol content...

Coyote Captured in Lower Manhattan After Chase

Coyote Captured in Lower Manhattan After Chase

Police tranquilized and captured a coyote that was spotted wandering through lower Manhattan on Saturday morning, according to the NYPD.

Carnegie Deli Closes Doors After Possible Gas Tampering

Carnegie Deli Closes Doors After Possible Gas Tampering

Carnegie Deli has closed its doors to customers after Con Edison discovered what the utility is calling "theft of service conditions" at the iconic eatery.

Chilly Start to Mild Weekend, Sunny Saturday

Chilly Start to Mild Weekend, Sunny Saturday

The weekend got off to a chilly start with freeze warnings throught the New York City suburbs, but the brisk weather was expected to give way to a mild and sunny afternoon with temperatures reaching as high...

NJ Jewelry Store Owner Fights Violent Robber

NJ Jewelry Store Owner Fights Violent Robber

An 86-year-old New Jersey jewelry store owner was injured when he fought back against a violent robber who climbed over a glass display case to repeatedly punch the victim.