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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Violent Manhole Explosions Rattle Midtown Manhattan; 6 Hurt
Violent Manhole Explosions Rattle Midtown Manhattan; 6 Hurt

A series of manhole explosions rattled midtown Manhattan Wednesday, making people jump with sudden booms as black smoke billowed out from underground.

Cop, NYC Teacher Among 16 Charged in NJ Child Sex Ring
Cop, NYC Teacher Among 16 Charged in NJ Child Sex Ring

More than a dozen alleged child predators have been arrested for allegedly luring children for sex via chat apps, New Jersey prosecutors said Wednesday.

CT Man Charged in Family Vacation Hotel Death Mystery
CT Man Charged in Family Vacation Hotel Death Mystery

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2 Pregnant Women Among NYC's New Measles Cases, Total Soars

Two pregnant women have been diagnosed with measles as the city's case total amid the worst outbreak in decades rises to 390, a more than 18 percent increase since last week, authorities said Wednesday.

Man Planned 'to Burn Down St. Patrick's Cathedral': Official
Man Planned 'to Burn Down St. Patrick's Cathedral': Official

The Ph.D. student who was arrested after law enforcement confrontations at churches in two states in a matter of days, was "planning to burn down St. Patrick's Cathedral" when he was arrested last week...

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Tourist on Double Decker Bus Halts Traffic in Times Square

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