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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Hit-Run Garbage Truck Kills Woman Crossing NYC Street: Police

Hit-Run Garbage Truck Kills Woman Crossing NYC Street: Police

A garbage truck fled the scene after striking and killing a 46-year-old woman on a Brooklyn street Thursday night as she headed home from visiting her mother, authorities and relatives say.

Homeowner Fights Back After Neighbors Say Visitors Were 'Buck Naked, Doing Sex'

Homeowner Fights Back After Neighbors Say Visitors Were 'Buck Naked, Doing Sex'

A Hollywood Hills homeowner is fighting back and calling accusations from neighbors "lies" after they claimed to see people openly drinking and having sex on a "campsite" being rented out on her property.

Google's New Photos App Calls Black People 'Gorillas'

Google's New Photos App Calls Black People 'Gorillas'

Google's new image-recognition program misfired badly this week by misidentifying two black people as gorillas, delivering a mortifying reminder that even the most intelligent machines still have lot to...

How to Watch the Fourth of July Fireworks Live

How to Watch the Fourth of July Fireworks Live

Now you can enjoy the majesty of the "Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular" from the beach, your backyard BBQ or even at your favorite East River viewing spot.

Woman Arrested Over "Racist, Alarming" Message at NY Church

Woman Arrested Over "Racist, Alarming" Message at NY Church

A 66-year-old woman was arrested for allegedly leaving a "racist and alarming" message on the voicemail of a Long Island church, police said.

Man Strangles Girlfriend, Writes About it on Facebook: Officials

Man Strangles Girlfriend, Writes About it on Facebook: Officials

A Chicago man strangled his live-in girlfriend and then confessed to killing her on Facebook, Cook County prosecutors said Thursday. James E. Thomas went into his victim’s Facebook account and wrote, “My...