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
Partner of Cop Convicted in Stairwell Shooting Fired By NYPD

Partner of Cop Convicted in Stairwell Shooting Fired By NYPD

The partner of the rookie police officer found guilty of shooting and killing an unarmed man in a darkened public housing stairwell has been fired, the NYPD confirmed to NBC 4 New York.

Dog Found With Paws Frozen to Ground in NYC Park

Dog Found With Paws Frozen to Ground in NYC Park

A woman found an abandoned dog chained to a tree in New York City Friday morning, the animal's paws frozen to the ground amid the day's bitterly cold temperatures.

Woman Tied to Gilgo Case Had Signs of Strangulation: Autopsy

Woman Tied to Gilgo Case Had Signs of Strangulation: Autopsy

The New Jersey escort whose 2010 disappearance led to the discovery of 11 sets of human remains believed to be butchered by a serial killer then dumped on a Long Island beach had signs consistent with homicidal...

Rush-Hour Delays Expected at Penn Station for Some Trains

Rush-Hour Delays Expected at Penn Station for Some Trains

Emergency track repairs in the Hudson Tunnel may cause hour-long delays during the evening rush hour Friday for NJ Transit and Amtrak trains leaving from and arriving at Penn Station, officials said.

Presidential Contenders Fight for Minority Voters in SC

Presidential Contenders Fight for Minority Voters in SC

Presidential candidates in both parties battled for the crucial backing of black and Hispanic voters Friday as the race shifted toward states with more minority voters. Republicans crisscrossed South Carolina...

2 Men Lose Legs in Blast at NY Fire Extinguisher Company: Police

2 Men Lose Legs in Blast at NY Fire Extinguisher Company: Police

Two people were hurt in an explosion at a fire extinguisher company in the Hudson Valley Friday morning, state police said.