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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

Wednesday, 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.

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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Humidity Gives Way to Storms, Flash Flood Watches Posted
Humidity Gives Way to Storms, Flash Flood Watches Posted

The heat wave is over but the humidity is not. The muggy weather will continue through Monday, Storm Team 4 says.

Teen on Skateboard Dies After NYC Hit-and-Run
Teen on Skateboard Dies After NYC Hit-and-Run

An 18-year-old male died at the hospital after a hit-and-run accident Sunday afternoon in Brooklyn, police said.

United Evacuates Passengers from Plane in Newark
United Evacuates Passengers from Plane in Newark

A United Airlines plane was evacuated at Newark Liberty International Airport Sunday morning, delaying passengers for hours, officials said.

Construction Worker Found Dead in NYC Elevator Shaft
Construction Worker Found Dead in NYC Elevator Shaft

A construction worker and father of five was found dead in an elevator shaft in Manhattan Sunday, authorities say.

Ahead of Key Vote, Details of GOP Health Bill Still Unknown
Ahead of Key Vote, Details of GOP Health Bill Still Unknown

The Senate will move forward with a key vote this week on a Republican health bill but it's not yet known whether the legislation will seek to replace President Barack Obama's health care law or simply...

New Yorker Dead Amid Papaya Salmonella Outbreak
New Yorker Dead Amid Papaya Salmonella Outbreak

A New Yorker has died from Salmonella they contracted from eating papayas, federal health officials say, and at least 25 people in New Jersey and New York have been infected.