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
Revel Closing, But Homeowner's Property Fight Continues

Revel Closing, But Homeowner's Property Fight Continues

The three-story brick house on a mostly deserted street in the shadow of the failed $2.4 billion Revel Hotel Casino was Charlie Birnbaum's father's livelihood. It allowed him to reside a couple of blocks from...

Stranger Comforted 5-Year-Old Kidnapping Victim

Stranger Comforted 5-Year-Old Kidnapping Victim

It was an unsuspecting morning for Nelson Mandela Myers as he walked from his Upper Darby home to 69th Street Station en route to his sanitation job on Jan. 15, 2013. By daybreak, he would be hailed a hero...

Body of Missing NJ Student Found, ID'd by Parents: Sources

Body of Missing NJ Student Found, ID'd by Parents: Sources

Police sources say a body found on the outskirts of an Israeli forest has been identified as a New Jersey student who went missing nearly a week ago.

Masked Men Steal $70K, Shoot Man Outside Supermarket

Masked Men Steal $70K, Shoot Man Outside Supermarket

Two masked men waited more than an hour outside of a Northeast Philly grocery store Thursday so they could holdup a businessman who was heading to a bank to make a cash deposit.

Teen Drowns in Chester County Park

Teen Drowns in Chester County Park

Rescuers pulled a teenage boy from the water in a Kennett Square park Thursday night, but he did not survive.

Private Donor Lights Up Pop Warner's Football Field

Private Donor Lights Up Pop Warner's Football Field

The Methacton High School’s athletes may have to wait even longer for their lights. As Worcester Township, the municipality in which the high school is located, is currently holding a number of Conditional...