2012 Elections: News, Analysis, Videos, and Breaking on the Presidential Election, Local Elections, and More - NBC Bay Area
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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SFPD Officer in Critical Condition After Hit-and-Run Crash
SFPD Officer in Critical Condition After Hit-and-Run Crash

A suspected hit-and-run driver was detained following a manhunt Wednesday afternoon after he mowed down a San Francisco police officer who was on a bicycle and is now hospitalized in critical condition,...

271-Acre Bear Fire Now 10 Percent Contained
271-Acre Bear Fire Now 10 Percent Contained

The fight continued Wednesday as crews worked to gain control of a 271-acre vegetation fire that has ripped through a heavily-forested area of the Santa Cruz Mountains, injured seven firefighters and forced...

Couple Who Lost Home in Fires Files Suit Against PG&E
Couple Who Lost Home in Fires Files Suit Against PG&E

A couple whose Coffey Park home burned down in the deadly North Bay fires said Wednesday they filed the first lawsuit alleging PG&E is responsible for their loss to find out the truth about what happened.

Here’s Why You’re Not Getting Enough Sleep
Here’s Why You’re Not Getting Enough Sleep

Seven common causes disrupting your sleep, plus how to conquer them

Woman Who Survived Vegas Massacre Loses Home to Wildfire
Woman Who Survived Vegas Massacre Loses Home to Wildfire

This former firefighter survived the Vegas massacre, only to have her home burn down in Santa Rosa.

Death Toll From North Bay Fires Jumps to 42
Death Toll From North Bay Fires Jumps to 42

The death toll from Northern California's destructive wildfires is at 42 after Sonoma County found the remains of another person.