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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, Nov 27, 2012

Obama: "The Best Is Yet to Come"

Obama: "The Best Is Yet to Come"

President Barack Obama won a second term on Tuesday, emerging from a long, punishing campaign with a new mandate to lead a divided and anxious nation. "Tonight in this election, you, the American people...

Friday, Jan 4, 2013

Brown: Prop 30 Taxes for "California Dream"

Brown: Prop 30 Taxes for "California Dream"

Gov. Jerry Brown says approval of Prop 30 isn't a "cure," but that it will prevent education cuts.

Friday, 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."

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016
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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

Bono Mack Challenger Ruiz Sees Lead Widen

Bono Mack Challenger Ruiz Sees Lead Widen

The gap between Congresswoman Mary Bono Mack of Palm Springs and her Democratic challenger increased slightly Thursday night as newly counted ballot numbers were released by Riverside County election officials.

Thursday, Nov 8, 2012

Prop 30 Tax Bills to Come Soon

Prop 30 Tax Bills to Come Soon

The tax-raising ballot initiative that voters approved on Election Day has just been passed, but some Californians will feel its impact right away.

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

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.

Thursday, 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 cliff”...

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79 Dead After 7.1M Quake Hits Mexico, Collapses Buildings
79 Dead After 7.1M Quake Hits Mexico, Collapses Buildings

A magnitude 7.1 earthquake stunned central Mexico on Tuesday, killing at least 79 people as buildings collapsed in plumes of dust. Thousands fled into the streets in panic, and many stayed to help rescue...

Mom's Boyfriend Was Last Person to See Toddler Alive: Detective
Mom's Boyfriend Was Last Person to See Toddler Alive: Detective

Homicide detective and first responder testify about the discovery of a dead toddler inside a motorhome.

'Babe' Actor James Cromwell Charged in SeaWorld Protest
'Babe' Actor James Cromwell Charged in SeaWorld Protest

Actor James Cromwell has been charged with trespassing for interrupting and denouncing an orca show at SeaWorld in San Diego.

Mosquito Rap Video Aims to Prevent West Nile Virus
Mosquito Rap Video Aims to Prevent West Nile Virus

The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District is aiming to catch the ears and attention of students with their bass heavy, fact-filled song all about mosquito prevention.

Trump at UN: N. Korea's 'Rocket Man' on a 'Suicide Mission'
Trump at UN: N. Korea's 'Rocket Man' on a 'Suicide Mission'

President Donald Trump, in a combative debut speech to the U.N. General Assembly, threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea if the nation's "Rocket man" leader does not abandon his drive toward nuclear...

LAUSD President Steps Down Amid Conspiracy Charges
LAUSD President Steps Down Amid Conspiracy Charges

One week after being charged with perjury and other felonies for allegedly funneling $25,000 of his own money into his campaign by listing phony donors on a disclosure form, Ref Rodriguez on Tuesday gave up his...