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. "He spoke...

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
Snow Projections Rise as Wintry System Lingers

Snow Projections Rise as Wintry System Lingers

A fresh round of wintry weather is blasting the tri-state with snow, freezing rain and sleet, coating the region with another unwanted layer of muck that complicated Thursday morning commutes, and Storm Team...

Syracuse Frat Members Charged With Hazing After Pledge Gets Frostbite

Syracuse Frat Members Charged With Hazing After Pledge Gets Frostbite

Police have charged two Syracuse University fraternity members for an outdoor hazing stunt that could cost a pledge four of his fingers due to frostbite.

Ringling Bros. Eliminating Elephant Acts by 2018

Ringling Bros. Eliminating Elephant Acts by 2018

The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus is ending its iconic elephant acts, The Associated Press reported. The circus' parent company, Feld Entertainment, told The Associated Press exclusively that the...

Man Accused of Raping Woman at Gunpoint in Queens Spa

Man Accused of Raping Woman at Gunpoint in Queens Spa

A 37-year-old Queens man has been accused of raping a woman at gunpoint at a Queens spa late last month.

Michael Grimm Asks Judge to Modify Bail for Job Interview

Michael Grimm Asks Judge to Modify Bail for Job Interview

Disgraced former Staten Island Congressman Michael Grimm has asked a judge to allow him to travel to Europe for a job interview.

Family Court Exploited in Immigration Cases, Insiders Charge

Family Court Exploited in Immigration Cases, Insiders Charge

A federal law intended to protect abused child victims of sex trafficking is being exploited as a shortcut to legal immigration status, Queens Family Court insiders charge.