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
Fire Destroys Businesses on Coney Island

Fire Destroys Businesses on Coney Island

A three-alarm fire tore through a commercial building near Coney Island's famed Luna Park Thursday evening, destroying at least two businesses, officials said.

"Shmoney Dance" Rapper Tied to Violent Gang: NYPD

"Shmoney Dance" Rapper Tied to Violent Gang: NYPD

The up-and-coming Brooklyn rapper who performs under the name Bobby Shmurda was part of a gang that allegedly sold drugs, dealt guns and committed violent crimes, NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton said in a...

WATCH: Masked Men Smash, Grab $250K in Jewelry

WATCH: Masked Men Smash, Grab $250K in Jewelry

Police have released security video of two suspects in a brazen daylight smash-and-grab at a Brooklyn jewelry store in which they got away with about $250,000 worth of jewelry.

Suspect in Custody in Brooklyn Bridge Attack on Cops: NYPD

Suspect in Custody in Brooklyn Bridge Attack on Cops: NYPD

One of the seven suspects seen on a YouTube clip allegedly attacking two NYPD officers during Saturday night's Millions March demonstrations on the Brooklyn Bridge is in custody, police said.

Queens Fire Forces 24 Families Out of Homes

Queens Fire Forces 24 Families Out of Homes

A massive wind-whipped fire ripped through a Queens apartment building Thursday evening, causing subway delays on the A line during the evening rush and leaving several families homeless.

Man Arrested in Murders of Girlfriend, Acquaintance: NYPD

Man Arrested in Murders of Girlfriend, Acquaintance: NYPD

Police have arrested a Brooklyn man in connection with the killings of a man and a woman whose bodies were discovered in an apartment building lobby and a car trunk earlier this week.