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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.

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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”...

Wednesday, 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.

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Search Warrant Issued for Vermont Home of Man Found at Sea

Search Warrant Issued for Vermont Home of Man Found at Sea

Windham County Sheriff’s office in Newfane, Vermont, executed a search warrant on the home of 22-year-old Nathan Carman sometime Monday night, the NBC Connecticut Troubleshooters have learned.

Investigators Find Prior Sexual Misconduct at Elite School

Investigators Find Prior Sexual Misconduct at Elite School

An elite Connecticut boarding school says an independent investigation has found several teachers engaged in sexual misconduct with students between the 1970s and 2000s.

New Haven Superintendent to Resign This Fall

New Haven Superintendent to Resign This Fall

The superintendent of schools in New Haven, Garth Harries, is expected to leave his post this fall, a year before the end of his contract, and the target date for his departure is Nov. 1.

As Clinton Cheers, Donald Trump Digs in After Debate

As Clinton Cheers, Donald Trump Digs in After Debate

A defensive Donald Trump gave Hillary Clinton plenty of fresh material for the next phase of her presidential campaign on Tuesday, choosing to publicly reopen and relitigate some her most damaging attacks. The...

Campaigns Enter New Phase Following Debate

Campaigns Enter New Phase Following Debate

Political observers said potential voters should expect to surges in activity from both the Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton presidential campaigns.

Connecticut Small Businesses to Benefit from Sikorsky Deal: Gov. Malloy

Connecticut Small Businesses to Benefit from Sikorsky Deal: Gov. Malloy

State lawmakers are expected to vote Wednesday morning on the deal to keep Sikorsky in Connecticut until 2032.