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3:59pm

Tue November 6, 2012
It's All Politics

Battleground States Carry Obama To Second Term

Originally published on Wed November 7, 2012 4:58 am

President Obama walks on stage with first lady Michelle Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia to deliver his victory speech on election night in Chicago.
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Americans elected Barack Obama to a second term Tuesday, with the president capturing or on the verge of winning all of the key states that had been at the center of his hard-fought campaign against Republican Mitt Romney.

"Whether I earned your vote or not, I have listened to you," Obama said early Wednesday at a speech before thousands of supporters in Chicago. "I have learned from you. And you've made me a better president.

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3:02pm

Tue November 6, 2012
Politics

Live Blog Recap & Results: Election Night 2012

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama embrace Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden moments after the television networks called the election in their favor, while watching election returns at the Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park
Pete Souza White House

Mitt Romney has conceded the election and President Obama has been re-elected. In Colorado, another ballot issue of national attention, Amendment 64, has passed.

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7:23am

Tue November 6, 2012
The Two-Way

PHOTO: Mitt And Ann Romney Cast Their Ballots In Massachusetts

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and wife Ann Romney vote in Belmont, Mass., on Tuesday.
Charles Dharapak AP

The Republican presidential nominee Gov. Mitt Romney and his wife Ann cast their ballots near their home in Belmont, Mass. this morning.

Garrett Jackson, Romney's assistant, has been keeping a close record on Twitter of Romney's Election Day movements.

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4:58am

Tue November 6, 2012
It's All Politics

Voters To Settle Tight And Turbulent Presidential Battle

Originally published on Tue November 6, 2012 6:08 am

Supporters attend a Mitt Romney rally Monday in Columbus, Ohio.
Emmanuel Dunand AFP/Getty Images

As Americans go to the polls, one of the closest presidential races in years may be determined by a state in the Midwest and a hurricane named Sandy.

After a campaign that has cost some $6 billion, the two candidates are in the same place they started: with President Obama a smidgen ahead of challenger Mitt Romney, so close that differences are in most cases statistically insignificant.

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4:19pm

Mon November 5, 2012
The Two-Way

When Will We Know Who Won?

We'll know who won eventually. But when?
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Everybody tries to predict who will win.

What we wonder, though, is when will we know whether it will be President Obama or Republican challenger Mitt Romney taking the oath of office next January?

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