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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

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012

Murphy Defeats McMahon: NBC

Murphy Defeats McMahon: NBC

U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy, a Democrat, is the projected winner over former wrestling executive Linda McMahon, a Republican, according to NBC News.

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...

Tuesday, Nov 6, 2012

Campaign's Top Moments

Campaign's Top Moments

After many months, countless attack ads and nearly $2 billion raised and spent, the presidential campaign is finally coming to a close. Here's a look at the top moments.

Friday, Oct 14, 2016

Marlee Matlin Responds to Trump's 'Retarded' Slur

Marlee Matlin Responds to Trump's 'Retarded' Slur

Oscar-winner Marlee Matlin fired back at Donald Trump this afternoon following reports he routinely referred to the deaf actress as "retarded" during her 2011 appearance on "Celebrity Apprentice."

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016
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Tracking the Color of Rio's Green Pools Day by Day

The color of the two pools at the Maria Lenk Aquatics Center has been a...View gallery

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Tuesday, Nov 13, 2012

Senator Suzio Requests Recount

Senator Suzio Requests Recount

Both candidates ran under several party lines.

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.

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.

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”...

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Man Held Woman Against Her Will in New Hartford: Police
Man Held Woman Against Her Will in New Hartford: Police

A man accused of holding a female victim against her will in a wooded area of New Hartford overnight has been arrested.

 3 Suspects in Car Burglary Arrested in Old Saybrook
3 Suspects in Car Burglary Arrested in Old Saybrook

Three people accused of burglarizing several cars were arrested around 3 a.m. in Old Saybrook after fleeing in a stolen vehicle from Glastonbury, according to police.

Rally Today for New Fairfield Man Fighting Deportation
Rally Today for New Fairfield Man Fighting Deportation

A Connecticut couple is fighting to stay together after hearing one of them is going to be deported.

Report of Boating Issue in Branford Was False Alarm
Report of Boating Issue in Branford Was False Alarm

Emergency crews responded to the water off Pawson Road in Branford after getting a report of two people in the water, but Branford fire officials said it was a false alarm.

Transgender Ban Nod to Christian Conservatives: Analysis
Transgender Ban Nod to Christian Conservatives: Analysis

His agenda stalled and his party divided, President Donald Trump veered into the nation's simmering culture wars by announcing plans to ban transgender people from serving in the military. Much of the political...

'Supporting Our Schools' Supply Drive and How You Can Help
'Supporting Our Schools' Supply Drive and How You Can Help

NBC Connecticut, together with Travelers and Hoffman Auto Group are joining forces for the 2017 Supporting Our Schools drive. All proceeds will benefit students and schools affiliated with the Boys & Girls Clubs...