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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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Berkeley Bracing for Upcoming 'Alt-Right' Rallies, Speeches
Berkeley Bracing for Upcoming 'Alt-Right' Rallies, Speeches

The city of Berkeley once again is gearing up for what could be another showdown between the right and left with rallies this weekend and in September, including a possible appearance by conservative speaker...

Calif. AG to Intervene in Judge Persky Recall Effort
Calif. AG to Intervene in Judge Persky Recall Effort

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra on Tuesday is expected to intervene in the recall effort surrounding Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky, the judge at the center of the controversial...

Alameda Community Outraged Over Anti-Islamic Hate Flyers
Alameda Community Outraged Over Anti-Islamic Hate Flyers

A message of hate posted on flyers throughout the city of Alameda had police on high alert and residents of the East Bay community pushing back Monday.

Better Sleep = Better Grades
Better Sleep = Better Grades

A recent study finds that sleep quality is strongly linked to academic success

Remains of Some Missing US Sailors Found on Damaged Warship
Remains of Some Missing US Sailors Found on Damaged Warship

Navy divers searching a flooded compartment of the USS John S. McCain found remains of some of the 10 sailors missing in a collision between the warship and an oil tanker, the U.S.

Doctors Treating People Who Viewed Eclipse With Naked Eye
Doctors Treating People Who Viewed Eclipse With Naked Eye

The eclipse is over, but for some it may be having lasting, unwanted effects.