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 Killed in South Street Shooting

Man Killed in South Street Shooting

A person was shot along a busy stretch of South Street near a popular music venue Friday night, police said.

Is Insomnia Actually Bad for You?

Is Insomnia Actually Bad for You?

A local researcher suggests insomnia isn't actually bad for people. Here's a list of some things people should know about sleep, mostly insomnia related.

Philly DA Will Keep Prosecutors Named in Porn Scandal

Philly DA Will Keep Prosecutors Named in Porn Scandal

Philadelphia's district attorney says three staff prosecutors will get sensitivity training but keep their jobs following disclosures that they sent or received pornographic emails with colleagues while working...

Man Beaten Outside Philly Liquor Store

Man Beaten Outside Philly Liquor Store

Philadelphia Police are searching for two tow truck riders who were caught on surveillance video beating a man outside a Juniata liquor store.

Austria, Germany Pave Way For Refugees and Migrants

Austria, Germany Pave Way For Refugees and Migrants

Migrants and refugees stranded in Hungary will be allowed into Austria and Germany, Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann said in a Facebook post early Saturday. "Because of today's emergency situation on...

Bradley Cooper Stops In at Jersey Shore Restaurants

Bradley Cooper Stops In at Jersey Shore Restaurants

For Mary Grace Carson, choosing to work at the Jersey Shore this summer brought with it some “silver linings.”