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

Glitches, Backlogs Mar Email Voting in NJ

Glitches, Backlogs Mar Email Voting in NJ

New Jersey's efforts to smooth the voting process for residents affected by Hurricane Sandy have led to a new wave of glitches that could delay a definitive tally for days.

Nov 6, 2012

Obama Mural Ordered Covered at Pa. Polls

Obama Mural Ordered Covered at Pa. Polls

A Philadelphia court judge ordered poll workers to cover up a mural of President Barack Obama that was inside a polling place at a local school. The uproar started when upset voters began circulating pictures...

Nov 6, 2012

Polling Site, Elections Information for the Tri-State

Polling Site, Elections Information for the Tri-State

In the storm-ravaged tri-state, some voters will be casting ballots in places different from their usual polls.

Nov 7, 2012
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By Karen Franklin

Road to the White House

It's go time and with the 2012 presidential campaigns comes to a close, president... See Full Gallery

Nov 6, 2012

Obama or Romney? It’s Up to Voters Now

Obama or Romney? It’s Up to Voters Now

Americans headed to polls Tuesday to render their verdict on whether to reelect President Barack Obama for four more years or propel Republican Mitt Romney to the presidency. After a grueling, marathon campaign...

Nov 7, 2012

Turnout Heavy as Storm-Ravaged Tri-State Votes

Turnout Heavy as Storm-Ravaged Tri-State Votes

Storm victims lined up throughout the tri-state to cast votes Tuesday, in some places where tents replaced polling sites and voting machines were powered by generators, as officials promised the devastation...

Nov 7, 2012
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By Karen Franklin

Election 2012: A Look Back

It's go time and with the 2012 presidential campaigns coming to a close... See Full Gallery

Nov 6, 2012

Voters in Storm-Weary Rockaways Head to Polls

Voters in Storm-Weary Rockaways Head to Polls

Katherine Creag is with voters as they line up outside tents and other makeshift polling sites on Election Day in the storm-ravaged Rockaways.

Nov 6, 2012

First Read: Clues Could Come Early on Election Night

First Read: Clues Could Come Early on Election Night

Tuesday night could be a long one for electoral returns, but with polls in the key battleground states of Virginia, North Carolina, Ohio, Florida, New Hampshire and Pennsylvania closing by 8 p.m. ET, there could

Nov 6, 2012

NJ Voters Flock to Polls Amid Challenges

NJ Voters Flock to Polls Amid Challenges

Officials in the tri-state area are working to make sure Sandy victims aren't disenfranchised. But the changes in polling locations and processes are confusing for many voters. NBC 4 New York's Brynn Gingras has

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Cop Killer Said "Watch What I'm Going to Do": NYPD

Cop Killer Said "Watch What I'm Going to Do": NYPD

Moments before he fatally shot two police officers at point blank range as they sat in their squad car in Brooklyn, Ismaaiyl Brinsley told bystanders, "Watch what I'm going to do," investigators say.

Slain Officer's Son, 13, Decries Hate: We Call Cops for Help

Slain Officer's Son, 13, Decries Hate: We Call Cops for Help

Family and friends of officer Rafael Ramos, fatally shot with his partner in Brooklyn, thanked the public for its prayers and asked City Hall to mend its relationship with the NYPD as the officer's 13-year-old...

Some Officers Turn Their Backs to Mayor at Hospital

Some Officers Turn Their Backs to Mayor at Hospital

In the wake of tensions between City Hall and police, some officers turned their backs to the mayor as he walked through the halls of Woodhull Medical Center following the ambush killing of two officers.

Police Across U.S. on Alert After NYPD Killings

Police Across U.S. on Alert After NYPD Killings

Big-city police departments and union leaders around the country are warning the rank and file to wear bulletproof vests and avoid making inflammatory posts on social media in the days after a man ambushed...

Man Stabbed at Union Square Subway Station: NYPD

Man Stabbed at Union Square Subway Station: NYPD

A man was stabbed Sunday on a Manhattan subway platform after getting into an argument with a suspect on a train, police say.

Former NYPD Officer Killed in Florida

Former NYPD Officer Killed in Florida

A Florida police officer who previously served on the NYPD was shot and killed early Sunday by a fugitive trying to evade a warrant, authorities said.