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.

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
Tornado Warning in Chesco, Montco, Delco

Tornado Warning in Chesco, Montco, Delco

As temperatures pushed into the 80s Tuesday afternoon, the National Weather Service issued thunderstorm watches for much of the Philadelphia region and Tornado Warnings in Berks and Chester counties.

Rookie Officers Find Car of Elderly Woman Who Had Throat Slashed

Rookie Officers Find Car of Elderly Woman Who Had Throat Slashed

The morning after an elderly woman was found dead with her throat slashed inside her East Mt. Airy home, police recovered the woman's missing car, Philadelphia Police said.

Tornado Warning as Strong Winds Bring Heavy Rain, Hail

Tornado Warning as Strong Winds Bring Heavy Rain, Hail

There is a tornado warning in Lehigh County.

'Ghostbusters': New Suits, Proton Packs Revealed

'Ghostbusters': New Suits, Proton Packs Revealed

On Monday, director Paul Feig took to Twitter to unveil the new "Ghostbusters" suits for the upcoming female-centric comedy, which stars Melissa McCarthy, Leslie Jones, Kate McKinnon and Kristen Wiig.

AC's Beach Concerts Return... at a Cost

AC's Beach Concerts Return... at a Cost

Atlantic City to host Rascal Flatts and Maroon Five beach concerts in August.

Journey Drummer Jailed on Rape Charge

Journey Drummer Jailed on Rape Charge

A grand jury has indicted Journey drummer Deen Castronovo on a rape charge. The 50-year-old Castronovo was arrested June 14 in Salem, Oregon, on misdemeanor charges related to domestic violence.