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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

Tuesday, 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.

Wednesday, 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...

Wednesday, 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.

Tuesday, 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...

Tuesday, 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.

Wednesday, 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...View gallery

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Tuesday, 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...

Wednesday, 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...

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012
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By Karen Franklin

Election 2012: A Look Back

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Tuesday, 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.

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Layers of Security Added to Protect US Open Fans

Layers of Security Added to Protect US Open Fans

Officials say they know of no credible threats against a Grand Slam event that happens to end with the men's final on the 15th anniversary of 9/11. But the NYPD, which ordinarily has hundreds of officers in and...

Study Will Follow 10,000 New Yorkers for Decades

Study Will Follow 10,000 New Yorkers for Decades

A large-scale study will track nearly every aspect of 10,000 New Yorkers lives for decades, according to reports.

LAX Terminals Cleared, Reopened After Security Scare

LAX Terminals Cleared, Reopened After Security Scare

"Reports of active shooter at LAX unconfirmed," the LA Airport Police tweeted.

15 Suffer Minor Injuries in 10-Car Crash on NJ Turnpike

15 Suffer Minor Injuries in 10-Car Crash on NJ Turnpike

About 15 people suffered minor injuries after 10 vehicles collided on the New Jersey Turnpike on Sunday night, state police said.

Permanent Cease-Fire Taking Effect in Colombia Under Accord

Permanent Cease-Fire Taking Effect in Colombia Under Accord

A permanent cease-fire is taking effect in Colombia on Monday, the latest step in bringing an end to 52 years of bloody combat between the government and the country's biggest rebel group. The commander of the...

Man Attempts to Kidnap Girl at US Open Kids Event: Police

Man Attempts to Kidnap Girl at US Open Kids Event: Police

Authorities are searching for a man who attempted to abduct a young girl Saturday afternoon at a U.S. Open tennis event for children.