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
One Dead After House Fire in Woodstock

One Dead After House Fire in Woodstock

One person is dead after a house fire in Woodstock.

How the Grinch Almost Stole Christmas in New Haven

How the Grinch Almost Stole Christmas in New Haven

This is the story of how Grinches almost stole Christmas. Thieves took hundreds of toys collected for children in New Haven.

Students Raise $4,000 for Fire Victims at Performance

Students Raise $4,000 for Fire Victims at Performance

At least 100 Enfield students sparkled with song and theater Sunday as they performed to raise money for survivors of a deadly fire on South River Street in Enfield that killed four.

Girl, 9, Hospitalized After Getting Hit By Car Near Mall

Girl, 9, Hospitalized After Getting Hit By Car Near Mall

A sport utility vehicle struck and injured a 9-year-old Waterbury girl Saturday, hospitalizing her, according to police.

Former NYPD Officer Killed in Florida

Former NYPD Officer Killed in Florida

A Florida police officer, who previously served on the New York City Police Department, was shot and killed early Sunday by a fugitive trying to evade a warrant, authorities said.

Baltimore Woman Shot by NYPD Killer Identified

Baltimore Woman Shot by NYPD Killer Identified

Authorities in Maryland have are identifying the woman who was shot by the same man who killed two NYPD officers before shooting himself to death. Shaneka Nicole Thompson, 29, was shot in the abdomen Saturday by...