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 13, 2012

Obama Wins Fla., Final Tally 332-206

Obama Wins Fla., Final Tally 332-206

NBC News has declared Saturday that President Barack Obama won Florida, giving him a final electoral vote tally of 332 to Mitt Romney’s 206.

Nov 7, 2012

GOP Keeps House Majority

GOP Keeps House Majority

Republicans are projected to hold onto the majority they won in the U.S. House two years ago, NBC News reported, projecting the GOP to hang onto 238 seats to the Democrats' 197, after entering the night...

Nov 8, 2012

Community Sues to Stop National Harbor Casino

Community Sues to Stop National Harbor Casino

After voters in Maryland approved the Question 7 referendum to expand gambling, a new legal challenge could put casino plans in jeopardy.

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.

Nov 7, 2012

Romney: I Pray Obama Will Be Successful

Romney: I Pray Obama Will Be Successful

Gov. Mitt Romney called the president to concede, and prayed for the well-being of the U.S. and President Barack Obama."I wish all of them well, particularly the president, the first lady and their...

Nov 8, 2012
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By Julie Carey

Va. Dems Want McDonnell to Investigate Voter Lines

Va. Dems Want McDonnell to Investigate Voter Lines

Virginia Democrats are calling on Gov. Bob McDonnell to get to the bottom of what caused hours-long waits on Election Day in urban areas across the commonwealth.

Nov 8, 2012

First Read: Obama Faces Tough Choices, GOP Has Major Brand Problem

First Read: Obama Faces Tough Choices, GOP Has Major Brand Problem

Now that the afterglow of his reelection victory has faded, President Barack Obama is getting back to work in Washington on Thursday — and has the daunting challenge of the imminent fiscal cliff to contend with,...

Nov 8, 2012

Decision 2016: Will Hillary Clinton, Marco Rubio Run?

Decision 2016: Will Hillary Clinton, Marco Rubio Run?

Political insiders are laying odds on the next round of contenders.

Nov 8, 2012

Obama, GOP Leaders Lay Down Markers on Budget Deal

Obama, GOP Leaders Lay Down Markers on Budget Deal

President Barack Obama spent little time celebrating his re-election, speaking by phone Wednesday with House Speaker John Boehner and other top House and Senate leaders ahead of a looming “fiscal...

Nov 7, 2012
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By Chuck Thies

Opinion: Mendelson - New Sheriff in Town?

Opinion: Mendelson - New Sheriff in Town?

Elections are over and the new D.C. Council Chair inherited a mess. Can he get his house in order?

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Top Stories
30 Years for Heroin Dealer Connected to 3 Deaths

30 Years for Heroin Dealer Connected to 3 Deaths

A D.C. man who distributed heroin that resulted in the deaths of at least three people in Fairfax County, Va., was sentenced Friday to 30 years in prison.

Three Women Wanted for Shoplifting, Using Pepperspray

Three Women Wanted for Shoplifting, Using Pepperspray

Police say three women are wanted for attempting to shoplift from two stores in Maryland Friday. They say the women used pepperspray during one of the attacks. News4's Darcy Spencer reports.

W.Va. Prosecutor: Charles Severance Gun Charge Legit

W.Va. Prosecutor: Charles Severance Gun Charge Legit

The West Virginia prosecutor trying to get Charles Severance extradited to northern Virginia maintains Severance is a fugitive and the gun charge against him is legitimate.

Dangerous Intersection in College Park Gets New Signage

Dangerous Intersection in College Park Gets New Signage

News4's Jackie Bensen reports live from College Park, where police have installed new signage warning drivers of jaywalkers.

D.C. Man Gets 25 Months in Dog Abuse Case

D.C. Man Gets 25 Months in Dog Abuse Case

A D.C. man was sentenced Friday to 25 months in prison in an animal cruelty case involving 10 different dogs.

$80K in Checks Stolen From Md. Mailbox

$80K in Checks Stolen From Md. Mailbox

Two suspects are wanted for stealing two checks for $80,000 out of a Montgomery County mailbox.