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

Thursday, 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.

Thursday, 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”...

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012

Pot Legalization In Calif. Could Follow Colorado

Pot Legalization In Calif. Could Follow Colorado

Californians missed the chance to live in the first state to legalize marijuana in 2010, but after voters ended marijuana prohibition in Colorado and Washington, the Golden State may be able to try again.

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012

Veteran Congressman Stark Loses To Swalwell

Veteran Congressman Stark Loses To Swalwell

After 40 years in office - the longest term for any Congressman - the uber-liberal, ultra-vocal Pete Stark lost to a Democratic challenger - Eric Swalwell - who is an Alameda County prosecutor and nearly...

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012

Reality Check: Prop 30

Reality Check: Prop 30

NBC Bay Area's Sam Brock checks the facts when it comes to who is really paying for Prop 30, and how much.

Friday, Jan 4, 2013

Bay Area Election Results By The Numbers

Bay Area Election Results By The Numbers

Well, you've waited all day - actually months - for the results. And now, NBC Bay Area is bringing you nine counties' worth of election information.

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012

Axelrod: There Were a Lot of Tears Flowing

Axelrod: There Were a Lot of Tears Flowing

Between the time Tuesday's presidential race was called and the time Barack Obama took the stage in Chicago to accept his victory, the president made and received two very important phone calls.

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012

Women Win Record Number of Seats in Congress

Women Win Record Number of Seats in Congress

A record number of women were elected to Congress Tuesday night.

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012

Romney Faces Future as Private Citizen

Romney Faces Future as Private Citizen

After a six-year quest to lead the United States, Romney must return to life as a private citizen.

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012

Gay-Marriage Backers End Losing Streak

Gay-Marriage Backers End Losing Streak

For years, foes of same-sex marriage had a potent talking point: They'd won every time the issue went to a popular vote. That winning streak has now been shattered in a multi-state electoral sweep by gay...

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San Francisco Suing Academy of Art

San Francisco Suing Academy of Art

San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera is holding a news conference on Friday, and while the office wouldn’t say what it was about, the San Francisco Chronicle reported the city is suing the Academy of...

Little Enforcement for Dangerous Behavior on Mount Tamalpais

Little Enforcement for Dangerous Behavior on Mount Tamalpais

Mountain bikers on Mount Tamalpais want more access to the Easy Grade trail, but new data shows when there's bad behavior, visitors can't expect much enforcement from California State Parks. Senior Investigative

Meals-on-Wheels Fundraises After Van Carjacked

Meals-on-Wheels Fundraises After Van Carjacked

Concerned residents and volunteers began fundraising for Meals-on-Wheels after one of its trucks was carjacked in Fremont on Thursday, leading to a police pursuit and the ultimate damage of the vehicle when...

Will Powerball Lightning Strike 2X in Milpitas?

Will Powerball Lightning Strike 2X in Milpitas?

Customers at the Dixon Landing Chevron station in Milpitas were hoping that lightning would strike twice, and that they'd be the lucky winner of the latest Powerball jackpot estimated on Friday morning to...

'Blue Wall' Gives Trump Little Room for Error: Analysis

'Blue Wall' Gives Trump Little Room for Error: Analysis

Presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump will have his own wall to face in the presidential election: the "Blue Wall," according to NBC News. The election is decided by a handful of key states that sit...

Concern Grows for Missing Millbrae Man

Concern Grows for Missing Millbrae Man

Family and friends of a missing Millbrae man gathered late Thursday to raise awareness of his disappearance, which the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office considers suspicious.