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
Man Kidnaps Girl, 5, From Home As Mom Sleeps, Beats Her

Man Kidnaps Girl, 5, From Home As Mom Sleeps, Beats Her

A 5-year-old girl is recovering from serious injuries after police say a man broke into her North Philadelphia home sometime overnight Tuesday, abducted her and beat her unconscious in the backyard.

Chenault-Fattah Reacts to Husband's Federal Indictment

Chenault-Fattah Reacts to Husband's Federal Indictment

In a letter forwarded to NBC 10 Thursday morning, Renee Chenault-Fattah wrote in reference to the sale of her 1989 Porsche Carrera convertible.

 Satisfaction With Living in New Jersey Hits 35-Year Low

Satisfaction With Living in New Jersey Hits 35-Year Low

A Monmouth University Poll finds residents' satisfaction with life in New Jersey is at a 35-year low.

Legionnaire’s Disease at Local University

Legionnaire’s Disease at Local University

Officials at a suburban Philadelphia university say an employee has tested positive for Legionnaires' disease and eight campus buildings had higher-than-acceptable levels of the bacteria.

Deadly Street Racing Crash in Northeast Philly

Deadly Street Racing Crash in Northeast Philly

Three people were killed and two were injured, including one critically, in an apparent street racing crash in Northeast Philadelphia.

'Rocky,' 'Rambo' Memorabilia Up for Auction

'Rocky,' 'Rambo' Memorabilia Up for Auction

Sylvester Stallone is parting with memorabilia from the "Rocky" and "Rambo" movies, but he's keeping the two characters alive onscreen.