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
Accused Trooper Shooter Eric Frein Moved to Pike County Jail

Accused Trooper Shooter Eric Frein Moved to Pike County Jail

Authorities moved Eric Frein, who is accused of killing a Pennsylvania State Trooper, wounding another and then going on the run for nearly seven weeks, from his jail cell in the Blooming Grove Barracks to...

Halloween Back on Following Frein Capture

Halloween Back on Following Frein Capture

The holiday was cancelled when the accused trooper shooter was still on the run.

Firefighter Hurt in West Philly Apartment Blaze

Firefighter Hurt in West Philly Apartment Blaze

A two-alarm blaze engulfed a West Philadelphia apartment building, hurt two people -- including a firefighter, and forced more than 60 people from their homes late Thursday night.

New Jersey Mayor Orders Halloween Curfew for Kids

New Jersey Mayor Orders Halloween Curfew for Kids

Trick-or-treaters – and just about anyone else under the age of 18 – will have to be home by 10 p.m. this Halloween in Newark.

Investigators Comb Hangar for Items Left Behind

Investigators Comb Hangar for Items Left Behind

The abandoned airpark hangar where alleged trooper killer Eric Frein was caught Thursday night is now under investigation for anything he may have left behind. NBC10's Randy Gyllenhaal reports live from the...

Boo is Back! Missing African Savannah Cat Found Safe

Boo is Back! Missing African Savannah Cat Found Safe

The exotic cat that went missing in a Delaware neighborhood two weeks ago was found safe Thursday, according to the SPCA.