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
Injured Teen Hiker Rescued from NJ Waterfall: Police

Injured Teen Hiker Rescued from NJ Waterfall: Police

Police and EMS rescued a teenage hiker who fell down Peanut Leap Falls in New Jersey, a popular attraction along a hiking trail inside Palisades Interstate Park, officials say.  The 17-year-old...

1st Look at New West Side Skyscraper, 10 Hudson Yards

1st Look at New West Side Skyscraper, 10 Hudson Yards

Reporter Andrew Siff gets an exclusive look at 10 Hudson Yards, the first skyscraper in Manhattan’s new West Side skyline. The 52-story tower, which opens May 31, is part of a $25 billion project that is putting...

Repairs Continue After Tractor-Trailer Overturns on NYC Highway

Repairs Continue After Tractor-Trailer Overturns on NYC Highway

A tractor-trailer truck overturned in the Bronx Monday afternoon, authorities said.

Rapper Pleads Not Guilty to Deadly Shooting at TI Concert

Rapper Pleads Not Guilty to Deadly Shooting at TI Concert

A rapper charged in a deadly shooting at a New York City concert hall has pleaded not guilty. Rapper Troy Ave was arraigned Monday in connection with the shooting Thursday during a hip-hop concert...

9 Dead as Nation's Midsection Prepares for Severe Storms

9 Dead as Nation's Midsection Prepares for Severe Storms

Funnel clouds and twisters swept through Nebraska and Colorado on Monday as several other states in the country's mid-section — including flood-battered Texas — prepared for potentially powerful wind gusts, hail...

Vigil Held for Gorilla Killed at Cincinnati Zoo

Vigil Held for Gorilla Killed at Cincinnati Zoo

Dozens of animal rights advocates and others held a Memorial Day vigil at the Cincinnati Zoo in remembrance of a gorilla that was fatally shot to protect a 4-year-old boy who entered its exhibit. The male...