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
Chill Grips Tri-State on Coldest Valentine's Day on Record

Chill Grips Tri-State on Coldest Valentine's Day on Record

Celebrating couples will have to cuddle extra close to escape the bitter chill of the coldest Valentine's Day on record.

Suspect in Staten Island Stabbings Pleads Not Guilty

Suspect in Staten Island Stabbings Pleads Not Guilty

A man accused of fatally stabbing his girlfriend and two of her children at a Staten Island hotel pleaded not guilty Sunday to charges including murder, attempted murder and assault, authorities said.

Justice Scalia Dies at 79; Obama to Nominate Successor

Justice Scalia Dies at 79; Obama to Nominate Successor

Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died. He was 79. The U.S. Marshals Service in Washington confirmed Scalia's death at a private residence in the...

Man, 22, Fatally Shot in Harlem Bar

Man, 22, Fatally Shot in Harlem Bar

A 22-year-old man is dead after a shooting in a Harlem bar on Saturday, police said.

How Scalia's Death Will Affect SCOTUS's Docket

How Scalia's Death Will Affect SCOTUS's Docket

Justice Antonin Scalia's death deprives conservatives of a key vote that could change the outcome in some major Supreme Court cases, including one in which labor unions appeared headed for a big defeat. Next...

Discussion Gives Way to Brawl During GOP Debate

Discussion Gives Way to Brawl During GOP Debate

Saturday's Republican presidential debate was the perfect spot for GOP candidates to try and project legal gravitas after the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. That was a fairly civil...