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.

Top Stories
Student Hospitalized with Meningococcal Bacteria

Student Hospitalized with Meningococcal Bacteria

A new case of a college student hospitalized with meningococcal bacteria was reported Thursday in San Diego County.

Man, Estranged Wife Arrested in Child Porn Probe

Man, Estranged Wife Arrested in Child Porn Probe

A Skyline man is facing child pornography charges and his estranged wife is accused of child endangerment.

Father: 9-Year-Old Daughter "Died in My Arms"

Father: 9-Year-Old Daughter "Died in My Arms"

The coroner's office identified a 9-year-old girl who was shot and killed in Anaheim Wednesday night as she was playing on a sidewalk in front of her home, police said.

City Orders Closure of Four Marijuana Dispensaries

City Orders Closure of Four Marijuana Dispensaries

The city attorney’s office obtained court orders to shut down four marijuana dispensaries it says are illegally in business this week. They are located in the Mission Valley, Mount Hope and Pacific...

CHP Officer Suspected of Forwarding Nude Photos: Report

CHP Officer Suspected of Forwarding Nude Photos: Report

Court documents show a California Highway Patrol officer is suspected of secretly sending nude photos of a DUI suspect from her cellphone to his own phone.

Partial Solar Eclipse Visible This Afternoon

Partial Solar Eclipse Visible This Afternoon

A partial solar eclipse will be viewable in the area starting around 2:15 p.m. It will peak at approximately 3:33 p.m. and be visible until 4:42.