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 cliff”...

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.

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 officials...

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.

Top Stories
Man Arrested in Death of School Basketball Star

Man Arrested in Death of School Basketball Star

Police have made an arrest in the death of a 15-year-old basketball star who was gunned down in a drive-by shooting in New Jersey.

Shots Fired at City Bus, Man Injured: Officials

Shots Fired at City Bus, Man Injured: Officials

A man was injured after shots were fired at an MTA bus Monday afternoon, according to the FDNY.

Windswept T-Storms Expected After First Rain Bout Causes Flooding

Windswept T-Storms Expected After First Rain Bout Causes Flooding

A cold front that has triggered tornado watches for Philadelphia, Baltimore and parts of New Jersey west of Atlantic City is expected to move over New York City Monday evening, blasting the metropolitan...

"Good Times" Actor Dies at Age 64

"Good Times" Actor Dies at Age 64

Actor Alton "Ben" Powers who played football player Keith Anderson, the husband of Thelma Evans, in the 1970s CBS television series "Good Times," has died at age 64.

Retired NYPD Bee Keeper Says "Bullying" Made Him Leave the Force

Retired NYPD Bee Keeper Says "Bullying" Made Him Leave the Force

The NYPD’s resident beekeeper for the last 20 years says it was jealousy and bullying that made him leave the force last October.

NYPD Investigating Rape Complaint Involving After-School Worker, Teen

NYPD Investigating Rape Complaint Involving After-School Worker, Teen

Police are investigating allegations that a 22-year-old part-time worker at an after-school program on the Upper West Side raped a 14-year-old student he met there at his home two weeks ago, authorities say.