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...

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...

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

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.

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"Sharknado 3" Location Revealed

"Sharknado 3" Location Revealed

Forget one city, "Sharknado 3" is going to be bigger than ever and is taking on a whole coast.

Soap Opera Actress Sentenced in Bar Assault

Soap Opera Actress Sentenced in Bar Assault

A soap opera actress who has appeared on “One Life to Live” and “Guiding Light” was sentenced to probation Friday after prosecutors say she assaulted a woman at a bar in West Hollywood last year,...

4.7M Americans Told to Fix Air Bags

4.7M Americans Told to Fix Air Bags

A potential crisis over defective air bags widened Monday as the U.S. government issued an urgent plea to more than 4.7 million people to get their cars fixed. The inflator mechanisms in the air bags...

Nurse Tries to Save Daughter After Hit-&-Run

Nurse Tries to Save Daughter After Hit-&-Run

A South Jersey nurse tried in vain to save her own daughter after a hit-and-run crash over the weekend.

Receptionist Admits Stealing $446K from Doctors: Feds

Receptionist Admits Stealing $446K from Doctors: Feds

Federal prosecutors say a woman has admitted embezzling more than $446,000 from the northern.

NJ Couple Found Dead in Murder-Suicide: Authorities

NJ Couple Found Dead in Murder-Suicide: Authorities

A man and woman found dead in their northern New Jersey home this week apparently died in a murder-suicide, authorities said.