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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

Tuesday, 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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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.

Tuesday, Jan 22, 2013
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By BJ Lutz

Inaugural Ball Benefits Staffer Who Died During Campaign

Inaugural Ball Benefits Staffer Who Died During Campaign

Alex Okrent, 29, died in July after collapsing at President Barack Obama's 2012 headquarters in Chicago.

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012

Democrats Hang Onto Senate with Wins in High-Profile Races

Democrats Hang Onto Senate with Wins in High-Profile Races

NBC News projected that Democrats would hold 53 seats in the next Senate, in addition to the consistent support of Independent Bernie Sanders of Vermont and the possible support of newly-elected Independent...

Wednesday, Nov 14, 2012

Board of Elections: Report of Breach Exaggerated

Board of Elections: Report of Breach Exaggerated

Spokesman confirmed Tuesday that personal information for more than 1,000 had been exposed online but denied a report from a security firm that the breach affected more than one million voters.

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2012
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By Edward McClelland

In 37 Chicago Precincts, Romney Received No Votes

In 37 Chicago Precincts, Romney Received No Votes

That's still not as impressive as Philadelphia, where Romney received no votes in 59 precincts.

Tuesday, 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.

Thursday, 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,...

Thursday, Nov 8, 2012
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By BJ Lutz

Obama Chokes Up at Campaign HQ

Obama Chokes Up at Campaign HQ

The president spoke for about five minutes into a microphone while hundreds of volunteers, many of whom climbed desks to get a better vantage point, listened intently.

Thursday, 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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Armed Man Attempted to Abduct Woman Walking Dog: Official

Armed Man Attempted to Abduct Woman Walking Dog: Official

Police are asking for help after a man armed with a gun attempted to gain entrance to a suburban woman’s home while she held the door shut before he fled the scene Sept. 23, officials confirmed Friday.

Maddon Responds to Players' Criticism of Managing Tactics

Maddon Responds to Players' Criticism of Managing Tactics

A day after Jake Arrieta and Miguel Montero criticized Joe Maddon's tactics, the Chicago Cubs manager responded to the critiques on Thursday.

Heather Mack Reveals New Details About Mom's Murder: Report

Heather Mack Reveals New Details About Mom's Murder: Report

In an explosive interview from her Bali jail cell, Heather Mack has revealed never-before heard details about her mother’s murder and claimed the family vacation killing that has made national headlines...

Judge Won't Overturn Day Care Worker's Murder Conviction

Judge Won't Overturn Day Care Worker's Murder Conviction

A judge declined Friday to overturn the murder conviction for a suburban day care worker imprisoned more than seven years for killing a toddler in her care.

Trump Rallies After Early Tweetstorm on Ex-Miss Universe

Trump Rallies After Early Tweetstorm on Ex-Miss Universe

Donald Trump shamed a former beauty pageant winner Friday for her sexual history and encouraged presidential voters to check out what he called her "sex tape," in an early-morning tweet-storm that dragged...

Autopsy Results Released After Body Found at Golf Course

Autopsy Results Released After Body Found at Golf Course

A woman whose body was found at a suburban golf course Thursday died of a stab wound to the back, autopsy results show.