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
Grandma Picks Up Wrong Child at Pre-K: Officials

Grandma Picks Up Wrong Child at Pre-K: Officials

Officials at a New Jersey elementary school are apologizing for an apparent mix-up in which a staff member sent a 3-year-old pre-K student home with a stranger last week.

Baby Struck in Hit-Run, Airlifted to Hospital: Police

Baby Struck in Hit-Run, Airlifted to Hospital: Police

A toddler in a stroller was struck in a hit-and-run off a highway on Montauk Highway, authorities say.

Starved Puppy Dumped in Park Finds New, Loving Home

Starved Puppy Dumped in Park Finds New, Loving Home

A severely emaciated puppy found dumped near a baseball field in a New Jersey park is being welcomed into a new, loving home.

Thrown Jet Skiers Stranded on Separate Islands Overnight

Thrown Jet Skiers Stranded on Separate Islands Overnight

Two men are recovering after getting thrown off a Jet Ski Saturday and spending a chilly summer night stranded on separate, small islands off Staten Island, authorities said.

Skimpy Clothing Banned at NYC High School

Skimpy Clothing Banned at NYC High School

A strict dress code adopted by a Staten Island school has resulted in several students getting detention, and many who haven't abided by it have been warned they could be next.

Cuomo, Christie Discuss the Region's Terror Threat

Cuomo, Christie Discuss the Region's Terror Threat

New York and New Jersey are facing a daunting domestic terror threat fueled by mounting hostilities between the United States and Islamic State extremists, federal and state officials warned Monday.