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...

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Armed Robbers Beat Up Hostages, Shot at Cops: Police

Armed Robbers Beat Up Hostages, Shot at Cops: Police

The owners of a scrap metal yard in New Jersey were tied up, beaten and threatened with guns when a group of armed robbers stormed the business looking for cash and valuable platinum, then fled while shooting at...

Suspect Arrested After Boy Hit With Stray Gunfire

Suspect Arrested After Boy Hit With Stray Gunfire

A 19-year-old man is charged with attempted murder and accused of firing the shots that struck a 13-year-old boy waiting for a bus on Flatbush Avenue Monday afternoon.

Suspect in Attempted Baby Snatching in Police Custody

Suspect in Attempted Baby Snatching in Police Custody

Police say the woman suspected of trying to abduct a baby in a stroller as the child's nanny was pushing it down a Chelsea street Thursday afternoon is in custody.

Man Opens Fire After Being Asked to Leave Frat Party

Man Opens Fire After Being Asked to Leave Frat Party

A New Jersey college student was shot and wounded when a man who had been thrown out of an off-campus house party returned to the residence and opened fire.

Dead Dogs, Malnourished Pups Found in NJ Drug Raid: Police

Dead Dogs, Malnourished Pups Found in NJ Drug Raid: Police

Nearly two dozen undernourished pit bull puppies were rescued during a drug raid at a 4th Ward home Friday, where police found evidence of a large dog fighting ring ­— dead animals stuffed in bags, maimed...

Man Dies After Being Shot in the Head in Queens: Police

Man Dies After Being Shot in the Head in Queens: Police

Police say a man died after being found on a Queens street with a gunshot wound to the head Saturday morning.