2012 Elections: News, Analysis, Videos, and Breaking on the Presidential Election, Local Elections, and More - NBC New York
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

Friday, Oct 14, 2016

Marlee Matlin Responds to Trump's 'Retarded' Slur

Marlee Matlin Responds to Trump's 'Retarded' Slur

Oscar-winner Marlee Matlin fired back at Donald Trump this afternoon following reports he routinely referred to the deaf actress as "retarded" during her 2011 appearance on "Celebrity Apprentice."

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016
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Tracking the Color of Rio's Green Pools Day by Day

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Tuesday, 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.

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

Election Results

Election Results

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

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.

Thursday, 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.

Thursday, 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.

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New Video Shows Man Stalking NYC Girl, 13, Before Sex Attack
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Tree Limb Falls, Hits Woman at City Hall Park
Tree Limb Falls, Hits Woman at City Hall Park

A large tree limb broke and fell at City Hall Park in downtown Manhattan Wednesday afternoon, hitting an elderly woman underneath -- the second time in as many days someone has been hit by a tree in a city park....

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Home Health Aide Accused of Beating Elderly Vet in Her Care

A woman hired to take care of an elderly paraplegic veteran is accused of beating him so severely he had to be hospitalized, police say.

5 Facts That Make Modern Pet Ownership Easy
5 Facts That Make Modern Pet Ownership Easy

Owning a pet is a big responsibility, but it can fit any lifestyle and budget by considering these simple facts

As Trump CEO Panels Disband and Crumble, He Ends Both
As Trump CEO Panels Disband and Crumble, He Ends Both

With corporate chieftains fleeing, President Donald Trump abruptly abolished two of his White House business councils Wednesday — the latest fallout from his combative comments on racially charged violence...

Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson Honors Pulled Across NYC
Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson Honors Pulled Across NYC

Plaques honoring Gen. Robert E. Lee were removed from a church property in Brooklyn on Wednesday, and the governor announced that Lee and Stonewall Jackson will be removed from the CUNY Hall of Fame for...