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

Tuesday, 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.

Tuesday, 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...

Thursday, 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,...

Thursday, 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.

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012
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Road to the White House

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Thursday, 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”...

Monday, 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.

Thursday, 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.

Wednesday, 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.

Thursday, 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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Alisan Porter Wins 'The Voice'

Alisan Porter Wins 'The Voice'

Alisan Porter was crowned the 10th champion of "The Voice" on a star-studded finale Tuesday night.

Montco Mom: YMCA Shamed Me for Breastfeeding

Montco Mom: YMCA Shamed Me for Breastfeeding

A Montgomery County mom is speaking out after she says employees at a local YMCA shamed her for breastfeeding her son during a class for toddlers Monday morning.

SEPTA Train Strikes, Kills Tourist Who Fell on Tracks

SEPTA Train Strikes, Kills Tourist Who Fell on Tracks

A Texas man who was visiting Philadelphia with his wife was struck and killed by a SEPTA train Tuesday afternoon after he slipped and fell on the tracks.

Advocates Call for Speed Cameras as Bike Deaths Rise

Advocates Call for Speed Cameras as Bike Deaths Rise

Warmer temperatures will likely mean more people riding their bicycles over the coming weeks. But the NBC10 Investigators found the summer months also bring a spike in bicycle crashes across Philadelphia.

Former White House Official Carl Buchholz Dies at 51

Former White House Official Carl Buchholz Dies at 51

Carl M. Buchholz, the managing partner of DLA Piper’s Philadelphia office and former managing partner at Blank Rome who spent two years working in the White House after the September 11 attacks, died Monday...

Man Smashes Officer Cars on Wild Drive From Grandma's: Police

Man Smashes Officer Cars on Wild Drive From Grandma's: Police

A 27-year-old man is facing charges after allegedly smashing into several cars -- including police cars -- during a wild drive from his grandmother's house in New Jersey to the nearby police station...