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

Election Day 2012: By the Numbers

Election Day 2012: By the Numbers

The most important number for President Barack Obama on Election Day was 270, the number of electoral votes needed to clinch his re-election. For the rest of us, the culmination of the marathon 2012 presidential...

Nov 7, 2012

A Closer Look at Local Voter Turnout

A Closer Look at Local Voter Turnout

A breakdown of the local voter turnout numbers during the 2012 Presidential Election.

Nov 7, 2012
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By David Chang

Local Voter Turnout: By the Numbers

Now that the Presidential Election is over, voting statistics are starting to... See Full Gallery

Nov 7, 2012

Christie on Obama: I Give Credit Where It's Due

Christie on Obama: I Give Credit Where It's Due

Governor Chris Christie spoke on President Obama’s win during a press conference in Long Beach Island, NJ.

Nov 7, 2012

How Obama Won Four More Years

How Obama Won Four More Years

The president won the votes of racial minorities by a landslide — 93 percent of black, 73 percent of Asians and 71 percent of Latinos, up from 67 percent four years ago.

Nov 7, 2012

Elizabeth Warren: Win for Middle Class

Elizabeth Warren: Win for Middle Class

Elizabeth Warren took back Ted Kennedy's old Senate seat for Democrats after unseating Republican Sen. Scott Brown, helping her party hang onto its majority in the chamber and becoming the first woman to...

Nov 7, 2012

Maine, Maryland Vote to Legalize Gay Marriage

Maine, Maryland Vote to Legalize Gay Marriage

Maine and Maryland made history Tuesday, approving gay marriage by popular vote, according to NBC News projections.

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.

Nov 7, 2012

Obama Thanks Michelle

Obama Thanks Michelle

Obama's victory speech included a heartfelt thank you to First Lady Michelle Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia.

Nov 7, 2012

Obama Photo Most Retweeted Ever

Obama Photo Most Retweeted Ever

President Barack Obama's Election Night photo was just one of many memorable reactions on the social networks.

Top Stories
Student Goes Missing During Night Out in Manayunk

Student Goes Missing During Night Out in Manayunk

Family and friends of a Philadelphia area college student handed out fliers Black Friday after he never returned home for Thanksgiving after going out with some friends.

Passenger Dies When Porsche Slams Into Tree

Passenger Dies When Porsche Slams Into Tree

A man died and another suffered serious injuries when the sports car they were in went off a South Jersey roadway and struck a tree on Thanksgiving Day.

Credit Cards Hacked at Philly Parking Lots

Credit Cards Hacked at Philly Parking Lots

A parking facility provider said payment systems at two parking garages near popular Philadelphia attractions were hacked to capture credit card information.

Baby in Critical After Crash Kills Pregnant Mom

Baby in Critical After Crash Kills Pregnant Mom

A man whose pregnant fiancee was struck and killed by a van in a Pittsburgh parking lot says their son was born by emergency cesarean section and doctors are evaluating whether he was harmed by a lack of...

1 Dead, 1 Injured After Shooting at Chicago Nordstrom

1 Dead, 1 Injured After Shooting at Chicago Nordstrom

One person died after two people were shot at a Nordstrom in Chicago Friday night, according to authorities. A male victim is dead, while a female victim in critical condition has been transferred to...

Drunken Driver Dozes Off Amid Traffic on Highway: Police

Drunken Driver Dozes Off Amid Traffic on Highway: Police

Police said a drunken driver from Pennsylvania with a history of driving violations stopped his van and fell asleep at the wheel on a New York City highway in the middle of traffic Thanksgiving afternoon.