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
Missing Man Found Dead in Schuylkill River

Missing Man Found Dead in Schuylkill River

A man who went missing last year was found dead inside the Schuylkill River Friday after police say he had been shot several times in the head.

Couple Found Dead With Wounds From Chainsaw

Couple Found Dead With Wounds From Chainsaw

A community is in mourning after a teen boy discovered his parents dead with wounds from a chainsaw inside a Montgomery County, Pennsylvania home Tuesday.

Man Turns Mom's Day Care Into Heroin Den: Police

Man Turns Mom's Day Care Into Heroin Den: Police

A Pennsylvania man turned his mother's day care center into a heroin den once the kids left for the day, said police.

NJ Man Dies While in Police Custody

NJ Man Dies While in Police Custody

Officials are investigating the death of a man who died while in police custody Tuesday.

Judge Sends Mom Who Blamed Baby's Death on Tot to Prison

Judge Sends Mom Who Blamed Baby's Death on Tot to Prison

An Alabama woman who blamed the death of her infant son on her toddler daughter has been sentenced in Pennsylvania to 15 to 30 years in prison.

Today in History

Today in History

Today is Wednesday, April 1, the 91st day of 2015. There are 274 days left in the year. This is April Fool's Day.