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
3 Medical Incidents, 1 Death at Same Delaware Home

3 Medical Incidents, 1 Death at Same Delaware Home

Delaware investigators tried to unravel what happened after two people were taken from a home unconscious just hours after a woman suffered a deadly heart attack in the same New Castle County home.

Chester County School Texting Scandal Trial

Chester County School Texting Scandal Trial

Former Superintendent Richard Como and former Athletic Director James Donato who worked for the Coatesville School District go to trial Friday for charges involving a racist texting scandal on their...

Philly Chef Suffers Spinal Injury in Amtrak Wreck

Philly Chef Suffers Spinal Injury in Amtrak Wreck

Chef Eli Kulp, co-owner of High Street on Market and Fork, sustained a severe spinal cord injury after Amtrak train 188 derailed early last week.

Mansion Murder Suspect Captured in Washington

Mansion Murder Suspect Captured in Washington

The man suspected of brutally killing a family of three and their housekeeper in a northwest Washington, D.C., mansion last week was arrested late Thursday night in a traffic stop across town, capping a manhunt...

Firefighter Injured in 2-Alarm Fire in Camden

Firefighter Injured in 2-Alarm Fire in Camden

One firefighter was injured battling a 2-alarm fire in Camden, New Jersey Friday Morning, officials said.

Philadelphia Celebrates Red Nose Day

Philadelphia Celebrates Red Nose Day

Philadelphians got into the spirit Thursday to celebrate Red Nose Day.