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
Off-Duty Officer Shoots Man Who Tried to Steal His Truck

Off-Duty Officer Shoots Man Who Tried to Steal His Truck

A man tried to run over an off-duty police officer with his own truck, leading the officer to shoot the suspect on a South Jersey street early Tuesday morning.

George Clooney, Amal Alamuddin First Wedding Photo

George Clooney, Amal Alamuddin First Wedding Photo

This is the first glimpse inside the star-studded wedding of the Hollywood actor and human rights lawyer in Venice, Italy.

Mom Pleads Not Guilty in Daughters' Deaths

Mom Pleads Not Guilty in Daughters' Deaths

A California mother accused of stabbing her three young children to death in May pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity Monday. Carol Ann Coronado, 30, was indicted by a criminal Grand Jury on three counts of...

NFL: Husain Abdullah Shouldn't Have Been Penalized For Praying

NFL: Husain Abdullah Shouldn't Have Been Penalized For Praying

he NFL said Tuesday that Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah should not have been penalized for unsportsmanlike conduct when he dropped to his knees in prayer after an interception.

Big Smile in Denver Bank Robbery Suspect Mug Shot

Big Smile in Denver Bank Robbery Suspect Mug Shot

The mug shot of a man captured after trying to flee a bank robbery in Denver shows him flashing a broad, toothy grin.

Shotgun-Toting Man Shoots Down Drone: Police

Shotgun-Toting Man Shoots Down Drone: Police

A man with a shotgun took matter into his own hands to bring done a drone flying over one of his neighbor’s home, according to police along the Jersey Shore.