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
Tot Found Unconscious in Restaurant Dies: NYPD

Tot Found Unconscious in Restaurant Dies: NYPD

A 1-year-old boy found unconscious and foaming at the mouth inside a burger restaurant bathroom in midtown has died at Bellevue Hospital, police say.

SUV Crashes Through Phone Store, Killing Customer: Officials

SUV Crashes Through Phone Store, Killing Customer: Officials

An SUV careened into a phone store on Long Island Monday, killing a 66-year-old woman waiting in line and injuring two others, authorities say.

Blast Victims Mourned as Probe Focus Shifts to Cause

Blast Victims Mourned as Probe Focus Shifts to Cause

As officials began to shift their focus to finding the cause of an explosion that leveled three East Village buildings last week, mourners gathered at a vigil Monday evening to celebrate the life of 23-year-old...

Defense Rests in Trial of Patz Disappearance Suspect

Defense Rests in Trial of Patz Disappearance Suspect

Wearing a hood to cover his face, Jack Colbert, an ex-criminal with a long record, delivered key testimony Monday for the defense team representing Pedro Hernandez, who confessed to police that he killed...

DOJ Files Appeal of Hold on Immigration Action

DOJ Files Appeal of Hold on Immigration Action

The Justice Department urged a federal appeals court Monday to reverse a hold a judge placed on President Barack Obama's immigration executive action. Lawyers for the federal government are challenging...

NYPD: Bag Containing Remains Found in Queens

NYPD: Bag Containing Remains Found in Queens

A black duffel bag containing unidentified human remains was found in Queens.