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
Life Means Death for Thousands of Pa. Prisoners

Life Means Death for Thousands of Pa. Prisoners

Death in prison is not rare. In Pennsylvania, one in 10 inmates is sentenced to life in prison. Because state law gives them no possibility of parole, nearly all of more than 5,300 inmates serving life terms...

Dirt Bikes Travel Through Philly in Honor of Slain Rider

Dirt Bikes Travel Through Philly in Honor of Slain Rider

Dirt bike and ATV riders are traveling through the streets of Philadelphia in honor of a popular figure in the dirt bike riding community who was shot and killed last week.

"Sharknado 3" Location Revealed

"Sharknado 3" Location Revealed

Forget one city, "Sharknado 3" is going to be bigger than ever and is taking on a whole coast.

Vets Test Nina Pham's Dog for Ebola Virus

Vets Test Nina Pham's Dog for Ebola Virus

A team of specially-trained veterinarians started testing Ebola patient Nina Pham's dog, Bentley, for the virus.

Weapons of War in Your Neighborhood

Weapons of War in Your Neighborhood

The NBC10 Investigators reveal which local police departments are armed with high-grade military equipment including automatic weapons to mine-resistant vehicles.

Urgent Air Bag Warning: List of Cars That Should Be Fixed

Urgent Air Bag Warning: List of Cars That Should Be Fixed

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued an urgent plea to more than 4.7 million car owners whose air bag inflators have been recalled to get them repaired, The Associated Press reported. The...