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

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...

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

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NJ Turnpike Shut Down After Truck Catches Fire

NJ Turnpike Shut Down After Truck Catches Fire

A large truck crashed, overturned and caught fire on the New Jersey Turnpike Tuesday morning, shutting down the highway and causing miles-long backups.

Pregnant Woman Shot 5 Times, Unborn Baby Killed in NYC: Sources

Pregnant Woman Shot 5 Times, Unborn Baby Killed in NYC: Sources

A pregnant woman was shot five times and her unborn baby was killed after a drive-by shooting in Brooklyn Monday night that injured four other people, police sources tell NBC 4 New York.

PHOTO: Cops Deliver Baby Girl at World Trade Center PATH Station

PHOTO: Cops Deliver Baby Girl at World Trade Center PATH Station

Port Authority police helped deliver a healthy baby girl on the PATH train station concourse at the World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan Tuesday morning, the agency said after Gov.

Lightning Strikes Empire State Building as Storms Thrash NY

Lightning Strikes Empire State Building as Storms Thrash NY

Powerful early-morning storms battered parts of Long Island's north shore and Manhattan Tuesday morning, dropping torrential rains and sending damaging wind gusts that felled trees, disrupted power to tens...

1st Gay Couple Married at West Point Attacked in SoHo: Cops

1st Gay Couple Married at West Point Attacked in SoHo: Cops

Two men, the first gay couple to be married at West Point, were attacked over the weekend at a SoHo food store, authorities say, and the NYPD says it is investigating the case as a bias crime.

Unable to Get Answers: Sandra Bland's Family Files Lawsuit

Unable to Get Answers: Sandra Bland's Family Files Lawsuit

The family of Sandra Bland filed a lawsuit against the trooper who arrested her and others they say are responsible for the suburban Chicago woman’s death in a Texas jail cell. The lawsuit was filed Tuesday at...