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

Thursday, Nov 8, 2012

Romney Faces Future as Private Citizen

Romney Faces Future as Private Citizen

After a six-year quest to lead the United States, Romney must return to life as a private citizen.

Wednesday, 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...

Wednesday, 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.

Wednesday, 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... View gallery

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Wednesday, 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.

Wednesday, 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.

Wednesday, 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...

Wednesday, 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.

Wednesday, 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.

Wednesday, 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.

Top Stories
Massive Memorial Day Fire at Philly American Legion Post

Massive Memorial Day Fire at Philly American Legion Post

A massive fire damaged an American Legion Post in the Frankford section of Philadelphia on Memorial Day.

Man, 67, Drowns in Pennypack Creek Trying to Save Dog

Man, 67, Drowns in Pennypack Creek Trying to Save Dog

A 67-year-old man trying to rescue his dog from the currents of Pennypack Creek drowned Monday morning in Northeast Philadelphia, a preliminary investigation by police showed.

Masked Men Carjack Family at Gunpoint: Police

Masked Men Carjack Family at Gunpoint: Police

Three masked men carjacked three family members, including a man with cerebral palsy, at gunpoint early Monday morning in the Roxborough section of Philadelphia, according to police.

Dog Killed by Police After Biting Girl: Officials

Dog Killed by Police After Biting Girl: Officials

Police shot and killed a dog after they say it attacked a young girl in Philadelphia late Monday afternoon.

More Than 60 People Shot in Chicago Over Memorial Weekend

More Than 60 People Shot in Chicago Over Memorial Weekend

Chicago police beefed up patrols for Memorial Day after more than 60 people were shot during the violent three-day holiday weekend. By Monday evening, at least 63 people had been shot across the city...

Woman Sexually Assaulted at Princeton: Officials

Woman Sexually Assaulted at Princeton: Officials

An investigation is underway after officials say a woman was sexually assaulted while attending her reunion at Princeton University over the weekend.