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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

Oct 14, 2016

Marlee Matlin Responds to Trump's 'Retarded' Slur

Marlee Matlin Responds to Trump's 'Retarded' Slur

Oscar-winner Marlee Matlin fired back at Donald Trump this afternoon following reports he routinely referred to the deaf actress as "retarded" during her 2011 appearance on "Celebrity Apprentice."

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...

Aug 16, 2016
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Tracking the Color of Rio's Green Pools Day by Day

The color of the two pools at the Maria Lenk Aquatics Center has been a...View gallery

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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 daughters,"...

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 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 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.

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