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

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.

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.

Top Stories
9 Shot at Brooklyn Party: NYPD

9 Shot at Brooklyn Party: NYPD

Nine people were wounded overnight when gunshots erupted at party in Brooklyn, witnesses and police said Sunday.

Coast Guard Chopper Lands on Staten Island Golf Course

Coast Guard Chopper Lands on Staten Island Golf Course

A Coast Guard helicopter pilot found a suitable clearing to make an emergency landing Sunday: a fairway on a Staten Island golf course.

Empire State Building Shines Light on Endangered Species

Empire State Building Shines Light on Endangered Species

The landmark Empire State Building, known for its stunning light displays, shined brightly with digital light projections of the world’s endangered species Saturday evening. The show was billed as a...

4th Death in "Unusual" NYC Legionnaires' Outbreak: Officials

4th Death in "Unusual" NYC Legionnaires' Outbreak: Officials

A fourth person has died in what the New York City Health Department is describing as an "unusual" spike in Legionnaires' disease in the Bronx, officials said Saturday.

Person of Interest in Custody in Fatal Memphis Officer Shooting

Person of Interest in Custody in Fatal Memphis Officer Shooting

A person of interest in the fatal shooting of a Memphis police officer was in custody on Sunday afternoon, police told NBC News. Authorities did not immediately identify the person in custody. The slain...

NJ Transit Braces for Horse Race Crowds

NJ Transit Braces for Horse Race Crowds

Horse race aficionados were streaming toward Monmouth Park early Sunday to watch Triple Crown winner American Pharoah. And New Jersey Transit added trains to help them get to the park and return home.