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
Ground to be Broken on New Outlet Center in South Jersey

Ground to be Broken on New Outlet Center in South Jersey

A formal ground breaking is scheduled for next Thursday for the Gloucester Premium Outlets in Gloucester Township, N.J.

Black Bear Breaks Into New Jersey Kitchen

Black Bear Breaks Into New Jersey Kitchen

A resident in northern New Jersey got a scare after waking up and finding a black bear in the kitchen.

6 Philly Narcotics Officers Stole From Suspects: Feds

6 Philly Narcotics Officers Stole From Suspects: Feds

Federal agents arrested six Philadelphia Police narcotics officers as part of an ongoing corruption probe and accused the group of swiping more than half a million dollars' worth of money, drugs and other items...

Bloom Allegedly Tries to Punch Bieber: Report

Bloom Allegedly Tries to Punch Bieber: Report

Rumored rivals Orlando Bloom and Justin Bieber nearly came to blows at Cipriani in Ibiza, Spain, early Wednesday morning, according to multiple reports.

Gunman Shot by Police After Shooting Teen: Officials

Gunman Shot by Police After Shooting Teen: Officials

Police officers opened fire on a shooting suspect after he allegedly shot a teenager only two blocks away.

Ex-Security Guard, 4 Others Charged in Caesars Robbery

Ex-Security Guard, 4 Others Charged in Caesars Robbery

A former security guard and four other people are in custody after they allegedly stole over $180,000 from an Atlantic City casino.