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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By Karen Franklin

Road to the White House

It's go time and with the 2012 presidential campaigns comes to a close, president... See Full Gallery

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. "He spoke...

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
Anti-Islamic Ads Showing James Foley Pulled in NYC

Anti-Islamic Ads Showing James Foley Pulled in NYC

A group running a series of anti-Islamic ads in the city's transit system is pulling an ad that shows James Foley with the masked militant who killed him. The ads are bankrolled by a group led by blogger Pamela...

Off-Duty Officer Shoots Man in Burlington County

Off-Duty Officer Shoots Man in Burlington County

An off-duty police officer shot a man twice in the back early Tuesday morning in South Jersey.

Man in Critical After 17 Shots Fired

Man in Critical After 17 Shots Fired

Police are unsure of a motive in the Monday night shooting that left one man in critical condition.

First Philly Suburb Turns on Red Light Cameras

First Philly Suburb Turns on Red Light Cameras

Red light cameras are spreading. The device has moved beyond city limits and entered the Philly suburbs.

$64,000 in Cocaine Found in Platform Shoes at JFK: Officials

$64,000 in Cocaine Found in Platform Shoes at JFK: Officials

A woman faces federal narcotics smuggling charges after U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at John F. Kennedy International Airport allegedly found nearly $65,000 worth of cocaine stashed in two...

In Case You Missed It: Yesterday's Top Stories

In Case You Missed It: Yesterday's Top Stories

Take a look at some of yesterday's most interesting local stories.