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
3 More Bronx Buildings Test Positive for Legionella

3 More Bronx Buildings Test Positive for Legionella

The Health Department said Friday evening that water in four of nine buildings at a Bronx public housing complex have tested positive for the Legionella bacteria. An impromptu meeting followed the news,...

Huge Tree Branch Falls at Bryant Park, 5 Hurt: FDNY

Huge Tree Branch Falls at Bryant Park, 5 Hurt: FDNY

A large tree branch fell at Bryant Park Friday afternoon, injuring five people as crowds enjoyed the summer day on the lawn, officials said.

De Blasio Pushes Anew Against Rising Homelessness

De Blasio Pushes Anew Against Rising Homelessness

Dozens of sprawling homeless encampments have popped on the streets and become fodder for the tabloid newspapers and televisions news. There's been a rise in the number of people seeking refuge in the city's...

11 Sets of Twins Start Kindergarten at Same NY School

11 Sets of Twins Start Kindergarten at Same NY School

Kindergarten teachers in one Long Island school district will have their work cut out for them this year trying to keep straight the names of the 11 sets of twins who are about to start school.

Austria, Germany Pave Way For Refugees and Migrants

Austria, Germany Pave Way For Refugees and Migrants

Migrants and refugees stranded in Hungary will be allowed into Austria and Germany, Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann said in a Facebook post early Saturday. "Because of today's emergency situation on...

Fed up Staten Island Residents Shame Speeders

Fed up Staten Island Residents Shame Speeders

Residents of one Staten Island neighborhood are sick of speeders in their neighborhood and some have taken to shaming the lead-footed drivers on social media in the hope of getting them to slow down.