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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

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...

Thursday, Nov 8, 2012

Neighborhoods, Not City Hall, to Be Filner's Focus

Neighborhoods, Not City Hall, to Be Filner's Focus

Filner promised a "very open" administration that will come in with respect, understanding but will not be status-quo.

Top Stories
Doc Accused of Prescribing Painkillers in Exchange for Sex

Doc Accused of Prescribing Painkillers in Exchange for Sex

A doctor was arrested at a medical office in San Diego’s East County Wednesday, accused of trying to hook patients onto painkillers and prescribing the pills in exchange for sex once those patients were...

'Today Is the Day': New Details in Rancho Santa Fe Murder-Suicide

'Today Is the Day': New Details in Rancho Santa Fe Murder-Suicide

An investigator’s report on a murder-suicide inside a Rancho Santa Fe home states the killer was suicidal and told her husband “Today is the day” before violently attacking and killing two people and then...

Crews Jump on Fire Burning in Orange County

Crews Jump on Fire Burning in Orange County

The smoke from the Holy Fire in Rancho Santa Margarita is visible from the North County area.

Car, Clothes of Missing LA Man Found in Carlsbad

Car, Clothes of Missing LA Man Found in Carlsbad

Police are searching for a Los Angeles man who disappeared under suspicious circumstances and whose car and clothes were found in Carlsbad.

Dispute Over Border Wall Clouds Trump's Mexico Visit

Dispute Over Border Wall Clouds Trump's Mexico Visit

Standing alongside the president of Mexico, a measured Donald Trump on Wednesday firmly defended the right of the United States to build a massive border wall along its southern flank but declined to repeat his...

Uptick in Local Crime Stats: SANDAG Report

Uptick in Local Crime Stats: SANDAG Report

Property crime – including car thefts and burglaries – has increased across San Diego this year, and the same goes for violent crimes, including homicides, according to a newly-released report.