2012 Elections: News, Analysis, Videos, and Breaking on the Presidential Election, Local Elections, and More | NBC New York
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

Friday, Oct 14, 2016

Marlee Matlin Responds to Trump's 'Retarded' Slur

Marlee Matlin Responds to Trump's 'Retarded' Slur

Oscar-winner Marlee Matlin fired back at Donald Trump this afternoon following reports he routinely referred to the deaf actress as "retarded" during her 2011 appearance on "Celebrity Apprentice."

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016
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Tracking the Color of Rio's Green Pools Day by Day

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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

Election Results

Election Results

Check the latest results for all the local and national races in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.

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.

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.

Top Stories
Plane Crashes in New Jersey; Pilot Trapped: Officials

Plane Crashes in New Jersey; Pilot Trapped: Officials

A small plane crashed in New Jersey with the pilot entrapped in the aircraft, officials from the Office of Emergency Management in Bayonne said.

NYC Garage Collapses; Crushes, Topples Cars: City Officials

NYC Garage Collapses; Crushes, Topples Cars: City Officials

Part of an indoor garage collapsed in the Bronx Sunday morning, leaving cars hanging in the balance or crushed by concrete, officials from the city's Office of Emergency Management said.

Hundreds Show Support For Muslims at Times Square Rally

Hundreds Show Support For Muslims at Times Square Rally

Hundreds of New Yorkers from all faiths and backgrounds are gathering in Times Square for a rally in support of American Muslims Sunday afternoon.

2-Car Accident Leaves 1 in Critical Condition: FDNY

2-Car Accident Leaves 1 in Critical Condition: FDNY

A two-car accident in Queens has left a person in critical condition, FDNY officials said.

Two DHS Memos Detail How Trump Could Detain and Deport

Two DHS Memos Detail How Trump Could Detain and Deport

Two memos written by the Department of Homeland Security would expand federal authorities' powers to detain and deport undocumented immigrants within the United States, NBC News reported. Obtained by NBC News, the new directives signed by Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly provide greater detail about two of President Donald Trump's executive orders relating to his campaign promises of building a border wall with Mexico and increasing deportation efforts. The memos were to be filed on Friday, but are still not final. Currently, they await interagency and White House review.

'Little House' Star Helps NBC Celebrate 90th Anniversary

'Little House' Star Helps NBC Celebrate 90th Anniversary

She literally grew up before our eyes. NBC has been part of Melissa Gilbert’s life for as long as she can remember.