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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

Monday, Nov 12, 2012

Peters Widens Lead for 52nd Congressional Dist.

Peters Widens Lead for 52nd Congressional Dist.

Port Commissioner Scott Peters has maintained a growing lead over U.S. Representative Brian Bilbray in the battle to represent the 52nd Congressional District.

Thursday, 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,...

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

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...

Friday, 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.

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012

Election Day 2012: By the Numbers

Election Day 2012: By the Numbers

The most important number for President Barack Obama on Election Day was 270, the number of electoral votes needed to clinch his re-election. For the rest of us, the culmination of the marathon 2012 presidential...

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20-Year-Old SDSU Student Identified as Woman Killed on I-8

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LA Officials Fear Outbreak as Hepatitis Cases Pop Up Locally
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Second Man Charged With Smuggling Tiger Cub Across Border

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'America First' President Trump Gearing Up to Address UN
'America First' President Trump Gearing Up to Address UN

Elected on the nationalist slogan "America first," President Donald Trump will use his debut address to the U.N. General Assembly to argue that individual nations should act in their own self-interest, yet rally...

Firefighters Brace for Dangerous Wildfire Conditions
Firefighters Brace for Dangerous Wildfire Conditions

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