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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
Kids Die From Possible Radiator Burns at NYC Home

Kids Die From Possible Radiator Burns at NYC Home

Two girls,1 and 2, died Wednesday after what authorities described as a "steam condition" caused by a malfunctioning radiator at the Bronx apartment building where they were living as part of a program...

Tri-State Schools Evacuated, Put on Lockdown After Threats

Tri-State Schools Evacuated, Put on Lockdown After Threats

Three schools in New Jersey and New York were either put on lockdown or evacuated after apparently unrelated threats Wednesday morning, officials said.

Ex-Aide Says NYC Pol Tormented him Over Asperger's Syndrome

Ex-Aide Says NYC Pol Tormented him Over Asperger's Syndrome

A city councilman's former budget director who has Asperger's syndrome is suing the Brooklyn Democrat and the city for $10 million, claiming he suffered "degrading and humiliating discrimination" over his...

Trump Taps Retired General for Homeland Security: Sources

Trump Taps Retired General for Homeland Security: Sources

President-elect Donald Trump has chosen retired Marine Gen. John Kelly, whose last command included oversight of the Guantanamo Bay detention center, to run the Department of Homeland Security, people close...

4 More Babies Born With Zika-Related Birth Defects in NYC

4 More Babies Born With Zika-Related Birth Defects in NYC

Four more babies have been born with congenital Zika virus syndrome in New York City since the Health Department announced the first such birth over the summer, officials said Wednesday.

Truck Fire Outside Penn Station Brings Traffic to Standstill

Truck Fire Outside Penn Station Brings Traffic to Standstill

A delivery truck fire brought pedestrian and motor vehicle traffic to a standstill outside Penn Station during Wednesday's morning rush, sending clouds of smoke billowing into the air around the busy transit...