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
Calls for End to Gun Violence After Deadly Weekend in NYC

Calls for End to Gun Violence After Deadly Weekend in NYC

After a deadly weekend of gun violence in New York City, community leaders are calling on Mayor de Blasio to step up and crack down on the rash of shootings plaguing the city's streets.

Coast Guard Chopper Lands on Staten Island Golf Course

Coast Guard Chopper Lands on Staten Island Golf Course

A Coast Guard helicopter pilot found a suitable clearing to make an emergency landing Sunday: a fairway on a Staten Island golf course.

Empire State Building Shines Light on Endangered Species

Empire State Building Shines Light on Endangered Species

The landmark Empire State Building, known for its stunning light displays, shined brightly with digital light projections of the world’s endangered species Saturday evening. The show was billed as a...

4th Death in "Unusual" NYC Legionnaires' Outbreak: Officials

4th Death in "Unusual" NYC Legionnaires' Outbreak: Officials

A fourth person has died in what the New York City Health Department is describing as an "unusual" spike in Legionnaires' disease in the Bronx, officials said Saturday.

Person of Interest in Custody in Fatal Memphis Officer Shooting

Person of Interest in Custody in Fatal Memphis Officer Shooting

A person of interest in the fatal shooting of a Memphis police officer was in custody on Sunday afternoon, police told NBC News. Authorities did not immediately identify the person in custody. The slain...

NJ Transit Braces for Horse Race Crowds

NJ Transit Braces for Horse Race Crowds

Horse race aficionados were streaming toward Monmouth Park early Sunday to watch Triple Crown winner American Pharoah. And New Jersey Transit added trains to help them get to the park and return home.