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
Death of Man in NYPD Stairwell Shooting Ruled Homicide: ME

Death of Man in NYPD Stairwell Shooting Ruled Homicide: ME

The death of the unarmed man shot by a probationary NYPD officer in a Brooklyn stairwell last week has been ruled a homicide, the medical examiner’s office said Monday.

Confession Can Be Used in Etan Patz Trial: Judge

Confession Can Be Used in Etan Patz Trial: Judge

A judge has ruled that a video of a man confessing to killing 6-year-old Etan Patz in 1979 is allowed in court.

Kean University Spends $219,000 on Conference Table

Kean University Spends $219,000 on Conference Table

Kean University has spent $219,000 for a custom-built, circular conference table that was made in China, according to The Record newspaper.

Dog Abandoned in Park Bathroom Too Matted to Relieve Itself: SPCA

Dog Abandoned in Park Bathroom Too Matted to Relieve Itself: SPCA

Authorities are searching for the person who left a small white dog in the women's bathroom at a New York state park over the weekend.

Wintry Weather Forecast to Muck Up Thanksgiving Travel

Wintry Weather Forecast to Muck Up Thanksgiving Travel

Enjoy the balmy weather while you can, because Storm Team 4 says a wintry storm is set to wallop the tri-state later this week with enough snow and rain to make a mess of one of the year’s busiest travel days.

Infant Found Safe After Dad Allegedly Abducts Him: Cops

Infant Found Safe After Dad Allegedly Abducts Him: Cops

A 3-month-old boy was found safe hours after his father allegedly took him from his upstate New York home, police say.