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
2nd Punch of Winter Weather Threatens Coastal Flooding

2nd Punch of Winter Weather Threatens Coastal Flooding

As one storm moves out, a second is on its way into the tri-state and it will bring some rain, snow and ice, and the threat of coastal flooding, to different parts of our area, Storm Team 4 says.

Taxiing Jet Told to Return to JFK, Doctor Arrested in Drug Operation

Taxiing Jet Told to Return to JFK, Doctor Arrested in Drug Operation

A Long Island doctor has been accused of illegally prescribing more than 350,000 oxycodone pills in a drug-dealing operation.

Driver Points Handgun at Motorist in Road Rage Incident

Driver Points Handgun at Motorist in Road Rage Incident

Authorities are investigating a road rage incident in which a motorist pointed a gun at another driver on Long Island.

3 Injured After Truck Crashes Into Pole on Long Island: Police

3 Injured After Truck Crashes Into Pole on Long Island: Police

Three people were injured after their pickup truck crashed on Long Island early Tuesday, police said.

Trump, Sanders Dominate Polls as Race Moves to NH

Trump, Sanders Dominate Polls as Race Moves to NH

New Hampshire votes Tuesday and billionaire Donald Trump is trying to lose the loser label, while Ted Cruz looks to fashion a win with far fewer Christian evangelicals than in Iowa and Marco Rubio tries to shake...

Man Rapes, Robs Woman in NYC Stairwell: Police

Man Rapes, Robs Woman in NYC Stairwell: Police

A man followed a woman out of a Bronx elevator and then attacked, robbed and raped her, police say.