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PRESIDENT OBAMA WINS RE-ELECTION
President Barack Obama waves goodbye on his last day of campaigning in Madison, Wisconsin, Nov. 5.
President Barack Obama waves goodbye on his last day of campaigning in Madison, Wisconsin, Nov. 5.
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resident Obama has won a second term, according to projections from several news organizations. After clinching Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, New Hampshire, and, perhaps most importantly, Ohio, the president has garnered well more than the 270 electoral votes he needs to secure a second term. While other key swing states — namely, Florida and Virginia — remain uncalled, the president has already crossed the finish line.

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