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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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Man Arrested in Suspected Drug Den Explosion: Police

Man Arrested in Suspected Drug Den Explosion: Police

A man who was questioned in the New York City blast that killed an FDNY battalion chief earlier this week was cuffed as a fugitive, authorities in New Jersey said, while a second man has been arrested in...

Congress Overrides Obama's Veto of Sept. 11 Bill

Congress Overrides Obama's Veto of Sept. 11 Bill

Congress has rejected a veto by President Barack Obama for the first time since he became president. The House voted 348-77 Wednesday to override his veto of legislation and allow the families of Sept.

Men Who Took Bag, Left Bomb Likely Airline Employees

Men Who Took Bag, Left Bomb Likely Airline Employees

Federal authorities think they've identified the men seen on camera taking luggage allegedly planted on a Manhattan sidewalk by a man accused of terror and other charges in connection with explosions in New York...

Goodbyes Begin for FDNY Fire Chief Killed in Line of Duty

Goodbyes Begin for FDNY Fire Chief Killed in Line of Duty

Colleagues lined roads and saluted as the remains of FDNY Battalion Chief Michael Fahy left the medical examiner's office in lower Manhattan Wednesday, a day after he was killed in the line of...

Majority of Voters Say Clinton Won the Debate: Poll

Majority of Voters Say Clinton Won the Debate: Poll

A majority (52 percent) of voters who followed the first presidential debate said Hillary Clinton won, according to an NBC News/Survey Monkey post-debate poll. Twenty-one percent of those polled thought...

School Shooter Killed Father Before Rampage: Authorities

School Shooter Killed Father Before Rampage: Authorities

A teenager killed his father at their home Wednesday before going to a nearby elementary school and opening fire with a handgun, wounding two students and a teacher, authorities said. The teen was apprehended...