Election 2012

6:44am

Fri November 9, 2012

5:42am

Fri November 9, 2012
Around the Nation

Election Lesson: Why Every Vote Counts

Originally published on Fri November 9, 2012 10:46 am

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STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

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2:28am

Fri November 9, 2012
First And Main

Voters In Swing Counties Revisit Election Issues

Originally published on Fri November 9, 2012 10:46 am

Now that the election is over, Morning Edition is getting back in touch with some voters we met over the summer for our series First and Main. That's when we visited three political swing counties.

Steve Inskeep talks to Jim Meeks and his daughter-in-law Xiomara in Hillsborough County, Florida. Jim supported Governor Romney and Xiomara, President Obama.

David Greene spoke to voters in Winnebago County, Wisconsin. He catches up with farmer Charlie Knigge, who voted for Mitt Romney, and corrections officer Jason Menzel, who voted for Obama.

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1:22am

Fri November 9, 2012
It's All Politics

What Earthquakes Can Teach Us About Elections

Originally published on Fri November 9, 2012 10:46 am

Allan Lichtman, a professor at American University, discusses his 13 keys to a successful election campaign on April 13 in his office in Washington, D.C.
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In January 2010, more than a year before Mitt Romney had formally announced he was running for president, political historian Allan Lichtman predicted President Obama would be re-elected in 2012.

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1:18am

Fri November 9, 2012
It's All Politics

'Let Mitt Be Mitt': But Who Was He?

Originally published on Fri November 9, 2012 8:30 pm

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney arrives onstage early Wednesday morning in Boston, moments before conceding defeat in the 2012 presidential election.
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