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Florida Still Tallying Ballots With Obama In The Lead

Ballots for the presidential race were still being counted in Florida on Wednesday. President Obama appeared to be leading the state, but does not need it to secure his re-election.
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Reid: Congress Faces 'Enormous Challenges' Ahead

With most of the elections settled, the winners must now determine how they will deal with the impending "fiscal cliff" of spending cuts and tax increases that happen in two months. David Welna reports.
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'Midwest Firewall' Helps Secure Obama Victory

We report on the morning after the election in Ohio, a pivotal swing state in the presidential election.
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GOP Must Regroup, Redefine Itself After Election

Melissa Block talks to Mara Liasson for an overview of what Tuesday's election means.
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Maine, Maryland Voters Approve Same-Sex Marriage

The number of states where gay marriage is legal will grow by at least two. On Tuesday, Maine and Maryland became the first states to approve same sex marriage by popular referendum. It brings the number of states where such unions are allowed to eight. In the state of Washington, the vote on a similar measure is still too close to call. In Minnesota, voters turned down an amendment to the state constitution that would have banned gay marriage.
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Can Dumping Iron Into The Sea Fight Climate Change?

Climate and ocean scientists are questioning a "rogue" experiment off the Canadian coast. A native village dumped hundreds of tons of iron into the water to cause a bloom of plankton, which would then capture greenhouse gases.
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Black Voters Still Enthusiastic About Obama

What role did race plan in the 2012 election? We talk with pundits and voters to see whether they believe race affected the outcome of the presidential campaign.
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All Eyes On Angus King To Pick Caucus Party

Robert Siegel talks to Senator-elect Angus King of Maine. King, an independent, won the seat Tuesday night that's being vacated by Olympia Snowe, a Republican. King says he'll decide "later next week" which party he'll align himself with, a much-anticipated determination that will help define the balance of power in the Senate.
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Statistician Nate Silver Scores Big On Election Night

We profile the year's "it" prognosticator, Nate Silver, the baseball guru turned electoral college whiz.

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