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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

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...

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.

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."

Aug 16, 2016
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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

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.

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.

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 cliff”...

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Students, Immigrants, Supporters Rally in Support of DACA
Students, Immigrants, Supporters Rally in Support of DACA

Hundreds of immigrants, students and immigrant-rights activists rallied in downtown Los Angeles in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program Tuesday, hours after the U.S.

Amazon Plans to Open a New Type of Grocery Store in LA
Amazon Plans to Open a New Type of Grocery Store in LA

Amazon says it plans to open a new type of grocery store in Los Angeles next year, marking another attempt by the Seattle company to enter one of the few retail segments it does not yet dominate, it was reported...

USC Community Mourning Deaths of 9 Students in 3 Months
USC Community Mourning Deaths of 9 Students in 3 Months

The USC community Tuesday was mourning the deaths of nine students this semester, a figure that is greater than the total for each of the two previous academic years.

Fate of Dreamers Now Rests With the Supreme Court
Fate of Dreamers Now Rests With the Supreme Court

The Supreme Court's conservative majority seems prepared to allow the Trump administration to end a program that allows some immigrants to work legally in the United States and protects them from...

LA Archbishop Jose Gomez Becomes First Latino Elected to Lead U.S. Catholic Bishops
LA Archbishop Jose Gomez Becomes First Latino Elected to Lead U.S. Catholic Bishops

Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles, an immigrant from Mexico, overwhelmingly won election Tuesday as the first Latino to head the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

'Always on the Lookout.' Random Violent Attacks by Homeless People on the Rise
'Always on the Lookout.' Random Violent Attacks by Homeless People on the Rise

Attorney Brandon Coen wasn't at all surprised when a homeless man walked up on a downtown Los Angeles sidewalk and punched him in the head. "What was shocking was that I lived here for four years and it didn't...