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

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...

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

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.

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.

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...

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.

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...

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.

Nov 7, 2012

Results Favor Prop 30 Schools Initiative

Results Favor Prop 30 Schools Initiative

In early returns, it looked as if the ballot measure watched by millions of California’s school children would not pass.

Nov 8, 2012

California's Ballot Proposition Results

California's Ballot Proposition Results

A roundup of how the state's 11 ballot proposition fared in Tuesday's election.

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Criminal Charges Filed in Tree Trimming Death

Criminal Charges Filed in Tree Trimming Death

Three men face criminal charges in a fatal tree trimming investigation.

Man, 22, Arrested for Girlfriend’s Murder

Man, 22, Arrested for Girlfriend’s Murder

A man has been arrested for the murder of a woman found dead inside her apartment in Bay Terraces earlier this week, the San Diego Police Department confirmed. That man is the victim’s longtime boyfriend.

Screams Erupt as Guilty Verdict Is Read in Murder Trial

Screams Erupt as Guilty Verdict Is Read in Murder Trial

A broken family’s screams erupted in a San Diego courtroom after a guilty verdict was announced in the trial of an Iraqi immigrant who killed his wife.

Suspect Goes Unconscious in Police Custody

Suspect Goes Unconscious in Police Custody

A man suspected of drug possession lost consciousness while being arrested by police, and he has yet to regain consciousness.

BP: Man Swung 45-Inch Stake at Agent

BP: Man Swung 45-Inch Stake at Agent

Two illegal immigrants were arrested in south San Diego after one of the men allegedly used a 45-inch stake as a weapon against a U.S. Border Patrol agent, officials said.

4th Naval Officer Charged in Navy Bribery Scandal

4th Naval Officer Charged in Navy Bribery Scandal

A fourth U.S. Navy official has been implicated in connection with a far-reaching bribery scandal.