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
Teachers Help Young Boy Battling Rare Disease

Teachers Help Young Boy Battling Rare Disease

Friends and family are coming together to help a young boy who is battling a rare and life-threatening illness.

Teen Girl Shot, Killed Near Einstein Hospital

Teen Girl Shot, Killed Near Einstein Hospital

A gunman opened fire outside Einstein Hospital, killing a 15-year-old girl and critically injuring a 19-year-old man.

Caught on Cam: Brawl Erupts Inside Philly High School

Caught on Cam: Brawl Erupts Inside Philly High School

A dozen students at a Philadelphia high school were suspended after a brawl erupted in the hallways.

Wolf, Corbett Joust Over Taxes, Finances in Debate

Wolf, Corbett Joust Over Taxes, Finances in Debate

Republican Gov. Tom Corbett and Democratic nominee Tom Wolf jousted over taxes, state financial health and public school spending in the first debate in Pennsylvania's governor's race.

Do Dads Still Matter?

Do Dads Still Matter?

From the tiniest microbe or fragment of DNA to the origins of the universe, it sometimes feels as if every subject generates a vast tide of scientific studies and that virtually nothing escapes detailed...

Tractor Trailer Overturns on I-95

Tractor Trailer Overturns on I-95

A tractor trailer crashed into a guardrail on the southbound lanes of I-95 Tuesday morning -- spilling fuel and dumping trash across the highway, and blocking the roadway.