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

It's go time and with the 2012 presidential campaigns comes to a close, president... View gallery

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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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Race Day Guide: Blue Cross Broad Street Run

Race Day Guide: Blue Cross Broad Street Run

Running? Cheering on a runner? Watching from the comfort of your couch? We've got everything you could possibly need for Sunday's race, right here, in one place.

Comcast NBCUniversal to Bring You Wawa Welcome America

Comcast NBCUniversal to Bring You Wawa Welcome America

Big changes are in store for Philadelphia's annual July 4 celebration, Wawa Welcome America!, including Comcast NBCUniversal taking over as the event's new broadcast partner, event organizers announced Friday.

Police Find Body in KOP Target Parking Lot

Police Find Body in KOP Target Parking Lot

An investigation is underway after police found a body in the parking garage of a Target store in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania Saturday.

Philly Attorney Speaks on Deadly Duck Boat Crash in Boston

Philly Attorney Speaks on Deadly Duck Boat Crash in Boston

A 29-year-old woman was killed and her passenger was injured after the scooter she was driving was struck by an amphibious sightseeing vehicle in downtown Boston on Saturday.

Celebs, Politicians Meet at Correspondents' Dinner

Celebs, Politicians Meet at Correspondents' Dinner

President Barack Obama is getting one more chance to poke fun at fellow politicians, the press and himself at the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner. The dinner Saturday night comes amid a fierce...

Montco Officials Collect Over 5.6K Pounds of Prescription Drugs

Montco Officials Collect Over 5.6K Pounds of Prescription Drugs

Officials collected over 5,600 pounds of unwanted and expired medications during the 11th annual National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day in Montgomery County.