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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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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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Author E.B. White On 'The Meaning Of Democracy'

In his victory speech Tuesday night, President Obama said that democracy in a nation of 300 million can be "noisy and messy and complicated." That sentence reminded Melissa Block of an anonymous editorial published in The New Yorker in 1943, written by E.B. White. Included in White's take on the subject: "Democracy is the recurrent suspicion that more than half of the people are right more than half of the time."
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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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