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

Tuesday, 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.

Thursday, 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,...

Thursday, 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.

Thursday, 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”...

Wednesday, 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.

Thursday, 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.

Wednesday, 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.

Thursday, 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.

Wednesday, 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...

Wednesday, 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
Texas Police Chief Helps NYPD Arrest Suspect on Fifth Avenue

Texas Police Chief Helps NYPD Arrest Suspect on Fifth Avenue

A police chief from Texas who was vacationing in New York City intervened in a a fight between an alleged thief and a store security officer on the street and helped arrest the suspect, the NYPD...

Burglar Enters Homes Using Stolen Garage Remotes: Suffolk Police

Burglar Enters Homes Using Stolen Garage Remotes: Suffolk Police

Police in a Long Island community are warning residents about a burglar getting into homes using stolen garage remotes.  Suffolk Police say they're investigating two reports of similar burglaries...

2 Cops Injured in Harlem Crash: NYPD

2 Cops Injured in Harlem Crash: NYPD

Two NYPD officers were hurt and two people were arrested in a crash in Harlem Friday afternoon, authorities say.

Slashings, Subway Crime Still Up Across NYC: NYPD

Slashings, Subway Crime Still Up Across NYC: NYPD

Slashings and stabbings are up more than 20 percent in 2016, according to NYPD figures.

Prosecutors Eye Cuomo's Upstate Economic Development Program

Prosecutors Eye Cuomo's Upstate Economic Development Program

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has hired a former criminal prosecutor to review his upstate economic development initiatives after learning federal investigators are examining potential conflicts of interest and improper...

Man Shot, Killed Near Brooklyn Subway Station: NYPD

Man Shot, Killed Near Brooklyn Subway Station: NYPD

A man was fatally shot in the back of the head outside a subway station in Brooklyn Friday morning, authorities said.