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
Teacher Charged After Drone Crashes into US Open Stands

Teacher Charged After Drone Crashes into US Open Stands

A New York City teacher was arrested after a drone he was operating crashed into an empty section of seats during a U.S. Open match in Louis Armstrong Stadium on Thursday night, police said.

NY Man Found Buried Alive in Own Basement Near Dead Body

NY Man Found Buried Alive in Own Basement Near Dead Body

A homeless ex-convict was charged with attempted murder and unlawful imprisonment after police say a man was found buried under junk including a toilet in a basement where a decomposing female body was...

Suspect Injured in Police-Involved Shooting in BK: NYPD

Suspect Injured in Police-Involved Shooting in BK: NYPD

A suspect was shot by officers during a police investigation early Friday morning in Brooklyn, according to the NYPD.

Small Plane Crashes on Popular Rec Field

Small Plane Crashes on Popular Rec Field

Emergency responders are on the scene of a small plane crash on a popular recreational field behind a swim club in Bergen County, not far from a residential area.

Times Square Topless Woman Arrested on Prostitution Charge

Times Square Topless Woman Arrested on Prostitution Charge

One of the topless, painted women who hustle for tips in Times Square has been arrested on prostitution charges.

Water Restored to Public Housing Building That Tested Positive for Legionella

Water Restored to Public Housing Building That Tested Positive for Legionella

Water was restored to a Bronx public housing complex after Legionella bacteria was found in the hot water distribution system there, officials say.