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
New Jersey Woman Among Nepal Earthquake Victims

New Jersey Woman Among Nepal Earthquake Victims

Marisa Eve Girawong, a physician's assistant from Edison, N.J., was among those killed in an avalanche at a Mount Everest base camp, according to a mountaineering company.

Daily News Truck Driver Killed in Brooklyn Crash

Daily News Truck Driver Killed in Brooklyn Crash

A 24-year-old driver for the Daily News was killed Sunday morning when his delivery truck collided with a green outer borough taxi in Brooklyn, police said.

Thousands Rally in NYC for Centenary of Armenian Deaths

Thousands Rally in NYC for Centenary of Armenian Deaths

Thousands of people packed Times Square on Sunday to demand the U.S. government recognize the deaths of up to 1.5 million Armenians during World War I as genocide.

Man Busted With 18 Pounds of Pot at Airport: Police

Man Busted With 18 Pounds of Pot at Airport: Police

A leaky suitcase led to the arrest of a Bronx man who is accused of attempting to board a flight at New York's Laguardia Airport with several pounds of marijuana and a few ounces of crack cocaine in his...

Schumer Calls for FDA Ban on Candy-Flavor E-Cigarettes

Schumer Calls for FDA Ban on Candy-Flavor E-Cigarettes

E-cigarette manufacturers are targeting kids with "bubble gum" and "gummy bear" flavors, New York's senior U.S. senator asserted Sunday while urging the Food and Drug Administration to crack down on such...

Mama Bear and Cubs Shut Down Park

Mama Bear and Cubs Shut Down Park

Police shut down a pubic park in Rockland County on Sunday when a wooded area was taken over by a small family: a mother bear and her three cubs.