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
Copper Thieves Caused A Train Suspension: MTA

Copper Thieves Caused A Train Suspension: MTA

The MTA says copper thieves were to blame for power problems that brought down the A line in part of Queens for hours and caused headaches for as many as 100,000 commuters throughout the city during the peak of...

Baby Dies After Losing Consciousness in Queens Park: Police

Baby Dies After Losing Consciousness in Queens Park: Police

A 10-week-old baby girl who lost consciousness while at a Queens park with her mother was pronounced dead at a hospital Wednesday, police said.

Strong Thunderstorms Possible Amid Historic May Heat

Strong Thunderstorms Possible Amid Historic May Heat

Hot and muggy weather on Tuesday pushed May into the record books, and the steamy heat is expected to continue into the weekend, along with the chance of strong thunderstorms on Wednesday and Thursday,...

9 Students Injured After School Bus Overturns in New York

9 Students Injured After School Bus Overturns in New York

Authorities say 11 people, including nine students, were taken to the hospital with minor injuries after a school bus crashed and overturned on a Hudson Valley road.

Police Kill Man Holding 17-Month-Old Son Hostage: Authorities

Police Kill Man Holding 17-Month-Old Son Hostage: Authorities

A SWAT team member shot and killed a 39-year-old man allegedly holding his 17-month-old son hostage at a home in central New Jersey overnight, authorities say.

FIFA Officials Indicted in 24-Year Bribery Scheme

FIFA Officials Indicted in 24-Year Bribery Scheme

Nine FIFA officials and five corporate executives have been indicted on racketeering, conspiracy and corruption charges linked to the organization's oversight of the World Cup and other international soccer...