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

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."

Aug 16, 2016
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Tracking the Color of Rio's Green Pools Day by Day

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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

Election Results

Election Results

Check the latest results for all the local and national races in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.

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 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.

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7-Year-Old Found Dead in NJ Home, Police Search for Suspect
7-Year-Old Found Dead in NJ Home, Police Search for Suspect

A 7-year-old child was found dead in a Newark, New Jersey, home Monday morning, and, although the investigation is in the very early stages, the mother's boyfriend is the prime suspect, a law enforcement source...

Thief Steals $1,000 From Girl Scouts at New Jersey Mall
Thief Steals $1,000 From Girl Scouts at New Jersey Mall

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Bon Jovi’s Restaurant Serves Free Meal to Federal Workers
Bon Jovi’s Restaurant Serves Free Meal to Federal Workers

Bon Jovi’s restaurant in New Jersey served free meals to furloughed workers on Monday, as the longest federal government shutdown in U.S. history continued.

Dangerous Deep Freeze Sets In Across Tri-State
Dangerous Deep Freeze Sets In Across Tri-State

The tri-state area woke up to dangerously cold weather as arctic air continues to blast the region, with brutal wind chills setting in on Martin Luther King Day — making Monday the coldest day of the season...

MLK Holiday Offers Stage for Democratic Hopefuls
MLK Holiday Offers Stage for Democratic Hopefuls

As Americans commemorate Martin Luther King Jr.'s contributions to the nation, Democratic presidential hopefuls are fanning out across the country to honor the civil rights leader. Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif.,

100+ Firefighters, EMS Battle NYC Fire; Injuries Reported
100+ Firefighters, EMS Battle NYC Fire; Injuries Reported

More than 100 firefighters and emergency personnel responded to a three-alarm fire that broke out at a commercial building in College Point, Queens, Monday morning, the FDNY says.