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 Gets Prison for Living With Dead Body

Man Gets Prison for Living With Dead Body

A central Florida man who lived for weeks with a decomposing body in his house is heading to prison.

Roof of Car Dealership Partly Collapses, 1 Hurt: FDNY

Roof of Car Dealership Partly Collapses, 1 Hurt: FDNY

Firefighters say a Staten Island building's concrete roof has partially collapsed, seriously injuring one person who was found in the debris. It happened around 8:15 a.m. Friday at a building on a service...

Animal Shelter Holding Black 'Furday' Sale

Animal Shelter Holding Black 'Furday' Sale

The Animal Alliance of New Jersey has special adoption rates on Black Friday for cats and kittens with any black fur.

$250K in Rolexes Stolen from Pennsylvania Mall

$250K in Rolexes Stolen from Pennsylvania Mall

Police are searching for three men a jeweler says stole about $250,000 worth of Rolex watches from a central Pennsylvania mall.

7 Hurt When SUV Slams into Buggy

7 Hurt When SUV Slams into Buggy

Seven people were injured when a sport-utility vehicle slammed into a horse-drawn buggy in Pennsylvania Dutch country.

Gunman Fired 100 Rounds at Buildings: Austin Police

Gunman Fired 100 Rounds at Buildings: Austin Police

Austin police say a gunman fired more than 100 rounds at the Mexican Consulate, city police headquarters and other downtown buildings before he was killed. Police Chief Art Acevedo said a police sergeant shot at...