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 13, 2012

Obama Wins Fla., Final Tally 332-206

Obama Wins Fla., Final Tally 332-206

NBC News has declared Saturday that President Barack Obama won Florida, giving him a final electoral vote tally of 332 to Mitt Romney’s 206.

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,...

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.

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 8, 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

Election Results

Election Results

Check the latest results for all the local and national races in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.

Nov 8, 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

Election Watchdogs Praise NJ for Post-Storm Voting

Election Watchdogs Praise NJ for Post-Storm Voting

When state officials changed election procedures on the fly so people displaced by last week's massive storm would have a chance to vote, the directives triggered confusion for voters and local...

Nov 7, 2012

Christie: Hope Romney Continues to "Be a Voice" in Public Life

Christie: Hope Romney Continues to "Be a Voice" in Public Life

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie discusses his disappointment over Gov. Mitt Romney's loss in the presidential election and says he hopes he continues to "be a voice" in public life in the country.

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Armed Robbers Beat Up Hostages, Shot at Cops: Police

Armed Robbers Beat Up Hostages, Shot at Cops: Police

The owners of a scrap metal yard in New Jersey were tied up, beaten and threatened with guns when a group of armed robbers stormed the business looking for cash and valuable platinum, then fled while shooting at...

Suspect Arrested After Boy Hit With Stray Gunfire

Suspect Arrested After Boy Hit With Stray Gunfire

A 21-year-old man is charged with attempted murder and accused of firing the shots that struck a 13-year-old boy waiting for a bus on Flatbush Avenue Monday afternoon.

Suspect in Attempted Baby Snatching in Police Custody

Suspect in Attempted Baby Snatching in Police Custody

Police say the woman suspected of trying to abduct a baby in a stroller as the child's nanny was pushing it down a Chelsea street Thursday afternoon is in custody.

Man Opens Fire After Being Asked to Leave Frat Party

Man Opens Fire After Being Asked to Leave Frat Party

A New Jersey college student was shot and wounded when a man who had been thrown out of an off-campus house party returned to the residence and opened fire.

Dead Dogs, Malnourished Pups Found in NJ Drug Raid: Police

Dead Dogs, Malnourished Pups Found in NJ Drug Raid: Police

Nearly two dozen undernourished pit bull puppies were rescued during a drug raid at a 4th Ward home Friday, where police found evidence of a large dog fighting ring ­— dead animals stuffed in bags, maimed...

Missing Autistic Boy Walked Away From Mother: NYPD

Missing Autistic Boy Walked Away From Mother: NYPD

An autistic boy who does not speak walked away from his mother while at a laundromat in Brooklyn Friday afternoon, and police are searching for the missing boy.