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Media Circus: Fox Struggles With Obama's Win

Analysts and reporters focused on the dip in optimism from the election four years ago. But at virtually no point did they appear to entertain the idea that President Obama may have won voters' trust on a personal level, identified policies that voters found appealing, or notched any worthwhile accomplishments.
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Audio And Transcript: Romney's Concession Speech

Mitt Romney delivers his concession speech in the presidential race in Boston.
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Audio And Transcript: Obama's Victory Speech

President Obama delivers his victory speech in Chicago after winning a second term.
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Scenes Of Celebration At The White House

Some who supported Barack Obama in 2008 said their celebration was markedly different from what they experienced four years ago, upon the historic election of the nation's first African-American president.
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Post-'Citizens United' Senate Snapshot: Money Doesn't Guarantee Victory

The battle for the Senate was a proving ground for the new Citizens United politics. Outside groups unleashed heavily funded barrages of attack ads meant to help elect candidates while letting them keep their distance from the nastiness. In Ohio and Virginia, the tactic failed in rather dramatic ways.
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Social Media Likes 'I Voted' Stickers

Proudly displayed by voters on their foreheads, their children and even their dogs, the ubiquitous "I Voted" sticker became a social media star on Tuesday.
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Heavy Turnout, Confusion Over Voter ID Causes Some Issues

Election Day brought the usual reports of malfunctioning voting machines, and voting-rights lawyers said they received reports from Pennsylvania that some residents were erroneously being told they needed photo ID. But even in battleground states, there were few reports of major problems by late evening.
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Polls Start To Close In Big Battleground States

Lynn Neary talks to Mara Liasson for an election update as polls start to close.
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Battleground States Carry Obama To Second Term

By holding the "Midwest firewall" — including Ohio, Wisconsin, and Michigan — the president handily defeated challenger Mitt Romney. Obama won seven of the eight battleground states and is ahead in Florida, the final battleground.
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Protection From The Sea Is Possible, But Expensive

Norfolk, Va., has spent decades — and millions of dollars — raising houses and building barriers to successfully hold back the sea. Expanding such efforts to other vulnerable coastal areas, such as New York and New Jersey, could work, but costs could reach the billions.

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