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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

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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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Search Called Off for Missing Montville Kayaker

Search Called Off for Missing Montville Kayaker

The search has been called off for the Montville man who disappeared while fishing and kayaking on the Thames River on Sunday morning, the U.S. Coast Guard said. Emergency crews recovered Lyle Dagenais' kayak on Monday and a search continued for the man until sunset.

Gov.  Proposes Bill to Eliminate Alcohol Pricing Regulations

Gov. Proposes Bill to Eliminate Alcohol Pricing Regulations

Gov. Dannel Malloy has submitted a proposal to eliminate minimum price laws on alcohol.

SCSU Swimmer With Autism Comes in 2nd in Mile

SCSU Swimmer With Autism Comes in 2nd in Mile

Tyler Steskla, a junior from Cheshire, says swimming changed his life. He has autism and says the sport has helped him connect with others. On Sunday, the Southern Connecticut State University who has gone the extra mile in life came in second in the 1650 free, or mile race, in the NE10.

Trump Taps Lt. Gen. McMaster as National Security Adviser

Trump Taps Lt. Gen. McMaster as National Security Adviser

President Donald Trump has picked Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster to succeed Michael Flynn as his national security adviser, Trump said Monday. He made the announcement at Mar-a-Lago, flanked by McMaster and the acting adviser, retired Army Gen. Keith Kellogg. Kellogg will stay on as McMaster's chief of staff, Trump said. "He's a man of tremendous talent and tremendous experience," Trump said of McMaster. "He is highly respected by everybody in the military." The president, who has no military experience, has shown a preference for generals in the top security roles.

Witness of Trooper Cruiser Crash Urges Drivers to Obey Law

Witness of Trooper Cruiser Crash Urges Drivers to Obey Law

It’s something every driver should learn before getting behind the wheel.

Proposed 428 Percent Hike for Gun Permits Could Hurt Sales

Proposed 428 Percent Hike for Gun Permits Could Hurt Sales

If the fee for a pistol carry permit increases to $300 from $70 for five years, new gun owners could be the ones discouraged from purchasing guns.