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
Body of Woman Found Near Schuylkill River

Body of Woman Found Near Schuylkill River

The body of an unidentified woman was found near the Schuylkill River Monday night.

Tornado Watch In Effect for Area

Tornado Watch In Effect for Area

A tornado watch is in effect for the entire area.

Body Found in Pa River ID'd as Missing Woman

Body Found in Pa River ID'd as Missing Woman

Authorities say a body found by kayakers in an eastern Pennsylvania river over the weekend has been identified as that of a woman last reported to have been seen more than a month ago.

Another Shooting at Pa. Mall

Another Shooting at Pa. Mall

Police said shots were fired and two people were hurt at a party involving hundreds of college students at a Pittsburgh-area mall that's seen several violent episodes in recent months.

Funeral Info for Teen Football Player

Funeral Info for Teen Football Player

Funeral information has been released for a 15-year-old high school football player who collapsed and died during a training workout over the weekend.

Ditching Philly: Construction Boom Wrecking Streets

Ditching Philly: Construction Boom Wrecking Streets

With construction hot in some city neighborhoods, traversing the streets has become a frustrating challenge for residents as builders dig up the roads. In many cases, these holes will hang around for months. But