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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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Watch: Men Drag Stolen ATM Out of San Diego Area Market
Watch: Men Drag Stolen ATM Out of San Diego Area Market

Two men used the force of a truck – and a chain – to break into a small market in Ramona early Friday, yanking an ATM out of the business in the brazen crime, which was captured on surveillance video.

Lakers Lose to Rockets in Overtime
Lakers Lose to Rockets in Overtime

James Harden had 48 points and the Houston Rockets rallied to defeat the Los Angeles Lakers, 138-134, in overtime on Saturday night at the Toyota Center.

Motorcyclist Killed in Crash on 57 Freeway in Brea
Motorcyclist Killed in Crash on 57 Freeway in Brea

A motorcyclist was killed Saturday on the 57 Freeway in Brea, authorities said.

Here's What You Need to Know About the LA Teachers' Strike
Here's What You Need to Know About the LA Teachers' Strike

For the first time since 1989, Los Angeles teachers are on strike, leaving parents scrambling.

Trump Offers 'Dreamers'-for-Border-Money Proposal; Dems Opposed
Trump Offers 'Dreamers'-for-Border-Money Proposal; Dems Opposed

President Donald Trump sought to break the government shutdown impasse Saturday, offering to extend protections for young people brought to the country illegally as children, if Democrats give him $5.7...

Third Annual Women's March Takes Over Downtown LA Streets
Third Annual Women's March Takes Over Downtown LA Streets

Men and women carrying homemade signs filled Pershing Square as they kicked off the Saturday morning Women's March through downtown Los Angeles to Grand Park.