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. "He spoke...

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
Schools, State Offices Close as Snowstorm Approaches

Schools, State Offices Close as Snowstorm Approaches

Some schools have canceled classes for Wednesday and winter storm warnings have been issued for most of Connecticut, except for New London County, as a storm threatens to bring as much as a footof snow to parts...

50 Gallons of Fuel Spill After Tanker Struck at Bradley Airport

50 Gallons of Fuel Spill After Tanker Struck at Bradley Airport

About 50 gallons of airline fuel spilled at Bradley International Airport after a fueling tanker was struck by another vehicle at the gate, according to the Connecticut Airport Authority.

Coach Accused in Lewd Video Case Charged With Witness Tampering

Coach Accused in Lewd Video Case Charged With Witness Tampering

The former E.O. Smith High School girls' soccer coach accused of sending a lewd video of himself to members of his team has been arrested on a tampering with a witness charge.

New Haven Hip Hop Artist Charged With Murder

New Haven Hip Hop Artist Charged With Murder

A popular New Haven hip hop artist accused of killing a Hamden man in his apartment on Circular Avenue last month has been charged with murder.

Puppy Rescued From Burning Building in Manchester

Puppy Rescued From Burning Building in Manchester

Firefighters rescued a puppy from a burning building on Main Street in Manchester on Tuesday.

Willimantic Vandals Tag Buildings With "Silly Me"

Willimantic Vandals Tag Buildings With "Silly Me"

A Catholic school and a lumber store are among those forced to clean up in Willimantic after being targeted with graffiti.