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 27, 2012

Obama: "The Best Is Yet to Come"

Obama: "The Best Is Yet to Come"

President Barack Obama won a second term on Tuesday, emerging from a long, punishing campaign with a new mandate to lead a divided and anxious nation. "Tonight in this election, you, the American people...

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 7, 2012
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Road to the White House

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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 5, 2012

The Politics of Social Media

The Politics of Social Media

During this election season, 20% of all Facebook users are dumping friends because of their frequent political posts.

Nov 8, 2012

Few Women Represent Pa., NJ, Del.

Few Women Represent Pa., NJ, Del.

Men continue to dominate most state-wide and federal offices after an Election Day with few Delaware Valley female winners.

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.

Top Stories
McCoy Appears in Public After Alleged Bar Fight

McCoy Appears in Public After Alleged Bar Fight

Former Philadelphia Eagles star LeSean "Shady" McCoy appeared in public for the first time since he was allegedly involved in a nightclub fight that injured two off-duty police officers.

2 Officers Killed After Maryland Panera Bread Shooting

2 Officers Killed After Maryland Panera Bread Shooting

Two police officers died after a man shot a sheriff's deputy in the head inside a crowded restaurant in Abingdon, Maryland, Wednesday and shot another deputy during a shootout, authorities and witnesses...

Chris Christie Ends Presidential Campaign

Chris Christie Ends Presidential Campaign

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is suspending his presidential bid, his campaign confirmed to NBC News. Christie had announced Tuesday night that he would return home to New Jersey rather than head to...

FBI Surrounds Protesters Occupying Oregon Refuge

FBI Surrounds Protesters Occupying Oregon Refuge

FBI agents have converged on the Oregon wildlife refuge where the last four followers of Ammon and Ryan Bundy remain holed up, the agency confirmed Wednesday night. The FBI's Portland office said it has set...

100 Ursinus Students Sickened, 22 Sent to Hospital

100 Ursinus Students Sickened, 22 Sent to Hospital

Norovirus may have sickened 100 Ursinus College students, 22 of whom were sent to the emergency room or urgent care late Tuesday and early Wednesday, according to school officials and the local health...

Police ID Woman Found Dead in Driveway

Police ID Woman Found Dead in Driveway

Essex County prosecutors have released the name of a woman who was found dead in the driveway of a Newark, New Jersey home this week.