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
Construction Worker Struck Following 2-Car Crash in NY
Construction Worker Struck Following 2-Car Crash in NY

A construction worker was struck following a car accident involving a taxi cab on the Upper East Side Saturday, authorities said.

Pedestrian Struck, Killed by City Bus at Queens Turnpike
Pedestrian Struck, Killed by City Bus at Queens Turnpike

A pedestrian was killed from a bus collision in Queens Friday, authorities said.

New Yorker Dead Amid Papaya Salmonella Outbreak
New Yorker Dead Amid Papaya Salmonella Outbreak

A New Yorker has died from Salmonella they contracted from eating papayas, federal health officials say, and at least 25 people in New Jersey and New York have been infected.

'Scrubs' Creator Among 10 Aboard Downed Plane in East River
'Scrubs' Creator Among 10 Aboard Downed Plane in East River

Ten people, including television producer Bill Lawrence of "Scrubs" and "Spin City" fame, were rescued from a seaplane after it made an emergency landing in the East River on Friday evening, officials said.

8 Dead, Dozens Hurt in Human Smuggling Discovery in Texas
8 Dead, Dozens Hurt in Human Smuggling Discovery in Texas

Eight people are dead and another 30 are hospitalized after being found in the back of a hot tractor-trailer in San Antonio early Sunday morning, police and fire officials say. San Antonio Chief of Police...

90 Taken to Hospital After Chance the Rapper Concert
90 Taken to Hospital After Chance the Rapper Concert

Police in Connecticut made 50 underage drinking referrals and medical staff transported over 90 patients to hospitals, many for severe intoxication, during a Chance the Rapper concert at the Xfinity Theatre...