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 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.

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 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.

Nov 13, 2012

Senator Suzio Requests Recount

Senator Suzio Requests Recount

Both candidates ran under several party lines.

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 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 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 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
One Dead, Two Hospitalized After Middletown Fire

One Dead, Two Hospitalized After Middletown Fire

One woman has died and another is in the hospital after an early morning house fire Middletown.

Near-Record Cold Moves In, Snow Expected Sunday

Near-Record Cold Moves In, Snow Expected Sunday

Saturday brings near-record cold to most of the state and snow is expected Sunday evening that could bring up to 6 inches to the state.

Wesleyan Student Will Survive OD "Against All Odds": Family

Wesleyan Student Will Survive OD "Against All Odds": Family

A Wesleyan University student who remains hospitalized nearly a week after overdosing on MDMA, or "Molly," is slowly recovering, according to a statement from family members.

Body of German Shepherd Found in North Stonington

Body of German Shepherd Found in North Stonington

Police are investigating after the body of a German Shepherd was found near a lake in North Stonington, according to town officials.

Ex-Knick Anthony Mason Dies at 48

Ex-Knick Anthony Mason Dies at 48

Anthony Mason, one of the Knicks’ most popular players of the 1990s who had one All-Star season during a 13-year pro career, has died following a massive heart attack, the team said Saturday. He was 48.

West Hartford Smash-and-Grab Part of 6-State Robbery Spree

West Hartford Smash-and-Grab Part of 6-State Robbery Spree

Six people are facing federal charges after stealing Rolex watches worth $250,000 from the Lux Bond & Green store in West Hartford, and authorities have linked them to a group of thieves behind jewelry...