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
Slain Teen's Life Celebrated 1 Year Since Stabbing

Slain Teen's Life Celebrated 1 Year Since Stabbing

Marking one year since a Milford teen was stabbed to death in her high school, friends and family gathered to celebrate her life on Saturday.

State Police ID Man Killed in Shelton Crash

State Police ID Man Killed in Shelton Crash

A person was killed in a one-car crash on Route 8 north in Shelton on Saturday morning.

Trumbull Chef Faces Murder Trial in Road Rage Stabbing

Trumbull Chef Faces Murder Trial in Road Rage Stabbing

A judge has found probable cause to try a Trumbull restaurant chef for murder in a road rage stabbing.

Hartford Firefighter Shoots Man in Abdomen: Cops

Hartford Firefighter Shoots Man in Abdomen: Cops

Authorities are investigating after a 25-year veteran of the Hartford Fire Department shot another man in the stomach late Friday afternoon in the city's North End, according to police.

Plane With Reported Electrical Problems Lands Safely: Danbury Mayor

Plane With Reported Electrical Problems Lands Safely: Danbury Mayor

A plane with reported electrical problems headed to Danbury Airport landed safely, according to Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton.

Motorcycle Crashes Snarls Traffic in New Haven

Motorcycle Crashes Snarls Traffic in New Haven

Route 34 is closed at Church Street in New Haven while police respond to a motorcycle crash late Friday night.