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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

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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

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.

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

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.

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...

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Girl Abducted in Pennsylvania Found Safe in NYC: NYPD

Girl Abducted in Pennsylvania Found Safe in NYC: NYPD

A 3-year-old girl who was taken from her Pennsylvania home early Friday amid threats from the girl's father was found safe in Manhattan when a traffic agent spotted his vehicle, police say.  Ava...

Stunned Family Watches Bear in Pool: 'He Popped Our Float!'

Stunned Family Watches Bear in Pool: 'He Popped Our Float!'

A New Jersey family was stunned to find a 300-pound black bear wading in their backyard pool Friday afternoon.  The bear was spotted by the family taking a dip in their pool in the backyard of...

Fallen Officer's Kids Get Back-to-School Police Escort

Fallen Officer's Kids Get Back-to-School Police Escort

Four-year-old Jackson Scherlen didn't have his father at his side on the first day of pre-K in Texas this week. But he did have about 20 of his father's brothers and sisters from the Amarillo Police Department...

Lane Closures Set for GWB, Bayonne Bridges, Holland Tunnel

Lane Closures Set for GWB, Bayonne Bridges, Holland Tunnel

Lane closures will be implemented over the next week at the George Washington and Bayonne bridges, as well as at the Holland Tunnel for ongoing construction or repair projects, the Port Authority of New York and...

Clinton Says Controversies Behind Her; Trump Begs to Differ

Clinton Says Controversies Behind Her; Trump Begs to Differ

Hillary Clinton vigorously defended her family's foundation against Donald Trump's criticism on Friday and declared she's confident there will be no major further accusations involving the foundation, her emails...

Coyote Family Takes Up Residence Near LaGuardia

Coyote Family Takes Up Residence Near LaGuardia

A coyote family is raising a large litter of pups in an isolated area near LaGuardia Airport.