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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

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012
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By Kevin Riggs

Opinion: Jerry Brown's Improbable Victory

Opinion: Jerry Brown's Improbable Victory

Gov. Jerry Brown's successful pitch to California voters to raise their own taxes faced steep odds. Why it worked, and what it says about Brown.

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, 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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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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Monday, Nov 24, 2014

1 Dead, Dozens Injured in Calif. Bus Crash: CHP

1 Dead, Dozens Injured in Calif. Bus Crash: CHP

California Highway Patrol officials have identified the driver of a charter bus that rolled off the 5 Freeway in Northern California on Sunday, killing a passenger and sending 30 more to hospitals, authorities...

Saturday, Nov 10, 2012

San Francisco Race Still Too Close to Call

San Francisco Race Still Too Close to Call

The top two candidates for District 7 switched places in the latest election results released today, but are separated by fewer than 30 votes.

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

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.

Friday, Nov 9, 2012

Nancy Pelosi's Future As Minority Leader Uncertain

Nancy Pelosi's Future As Minority Leader Uncertain

Nancy Pelosi won reelection to Congress on Tuesday, but not much else is certain.

Thursday, Nov 8, 2012

UC, CSU Rollback Tuition Protests Over Prop. 30

UC, CSU Rollback Tuition Protests Over Prop. 30

Schools in California will receive up to $6 billion in extra annual funding thanks to the passage of Prop. 30. Students at UC Berkeley planned a protest to ensure the UC Regents don't increase fees.

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SF Eviction Crackdown Passes After Investigative Unit Series
SF Eviction Crackdown Passes After Investigative Unit Series

With a unanimous vote approving significant changes to the city’s rent ordinance, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors signaled Tuesday it intends to crack down on landlords who illegally evict tenants...

9 Injured in Muni Bus Crash in SF's Castro District
9 Injured in Muni Bus Crash in SF's Castro District

At least 9 people were hospitalized after a San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency bus collided with a truck this evening in the city's Duboce Triangle neighborhood.

Site for New Morgan Hill Elementary School Contaminated
Site for New Morgan Hill Elementary School Contaminated

Plans are moving forward to build a new elementary school in Morgan Hill, despite a long controversy over a toxic pesticide in the soil.

Parents Angry About Reporting Lapse in Case of SJ Swim Coach
Parents Angry About Reporting Lapse in Case of SJ Swim Coach

More troubling allegations surfaced Tuesday evening in the case of a San Jose swim coach charged with annoying or molesting some of his underage swimmers.

Lacking Support, GOP Leaders Delay Health Care Bill Vote
Lacking Support, GOP Leaders Delay Health Care Bill Vote

Senate GOP leaders abruptly shelved their long-sought health care overhaul Tuesday, asserting they can still salvage it but raising new doubts whether President Donald Trump and the Republicans will ever deliver...

Strange Gelatinous Sea Creatures Invade Monterey Bay
Strange Gelatinous Sea Creatures Invade Monterey Bay

The animals look harmless, but they have caused issues within the fishing communities and may also be a sign of a more ominous issue.