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

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.

Tuesday, 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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Cops Probe Link Between Robberies in Queens, Long Island

Cops Probe Link Between Robberies in Queens, Long Island

Police are looking into the possibility that a knife-wielding man wanted in more than a dozen robberies in Suffolk and Nassau counties may have hit three businesses in Queens this month.

Rapper Charged in Deadly Shooting at T.I. Concert: NYPD

Rapper Charged in Deadly Shooting at T.I. Concert: NYPD

The shooter seen on video firing his gun inside the New York City concert venue where rapper T.I. was set to perform Wednesday is believed to be the Brooklyn rapper known as Troy Avenue, and has been charged in...

Missing Hiker Found Dead Last Year Kept Journal of Ordeal

Missing Hiker Found Dead Last Year Kept Journal of Ordeal

An Appalachian Trail hiker whose remains were discovered last year survived at least 26 days after getting lost, kept a journal of her ordeal and ultimately resigned herself to the idea she was going to die and...

Boat from 19th Century Found Under NJ Home

Boat from 19th Century Found Under NJ Home

Workers raising a waterfront home in New Jersey made a nautical discovery: a 44-foot wooden boat from the 19th century.

Trump Reaches the Magic Number to Clinch Nomination

Trump Reaches the Magic Number to Clinch Nomination

Donald Trump on Thursday secured the number of GOP delegates needed to clinch the Republican nomination for president, NBC News has confirmed. Trump passed the 1,237 mark after unbound delegates from...

Woman Dies After Men Knock on Door and Stab Her: NYPD

Woman Dies After Men Knock on Door and Stab Her: NYPD

A woman died after she was stabbed by two men who knocked on the door of her apartment, police said.