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
NYPD Ambush Killer: “Watch What I’m Going to Do"

NYPD Ambush Killer: “Watch What I’m Going to Do"

Moments before he fatally shot two police offices at point-blank range, Ismaaiyl Brinsley told a couple of passersby: "Watch what I'm going to do."

Killer of 2 Cops Had Mental Problems: Court Records

Killer of 2 Cops Had Mental Problems: Court Records

The gunman who killed two NYPD officers sitting in their patrol car Saturday in Brooklyn was a high-school dropout with a history of mental health treatment, Maryland court records show.

Timeline: Officer Ambush Unfolds Over 9 Hours

Timeline: Officer Ambush Unfolds Over 9 Hours

An approximate timeline of the events surrounding the deaths of officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu, as detailed by law enforcement and government officials.

Cops Killed in Brooklyn "Paid the Ultimate Sacrifice": Bratton

Cops Killed in Brooklyn "Paid the Ultimate Sacrifice": Bratton

One had just gotten married. The other had recently celebrated his 40th birthday with his wife and teenage son. Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos were sitting in their car in Bedford-Stuyvesant on Saturday...

2 Killed in Separate Shootings on Long Island: Police

2 Killed in Separate Shootings on Long Island: Police

Two people were killed in separate weekend shootings on Long Island, police said.

Baltimore Woman Shot by NYPD Killer Identified

Baltimore Woman Shot by NYPD Killer Identified

Authorities in Maryland have are identifying the woman who was shot by the same man who killed two NYPD officers before shooting himself to death. Shaneka Nicole Thompson, 29, was shot in the abdomen Saturday by...