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Obama wins four more years
 
With the help of the auto bailout and a faltering Republican party, President Obama won another four years in the White House.
With the help of the auto bailout and a faltering Republican party, President Obama won another four years in the White House.
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President Obama won re-election on Tuesday, sweeping the crucial swing states of Colorado, Iowa, Ohio, New Hampshire, Virginia, and Wisconsin to defeat Mitt Romney. Obama also holds a narrow lead in Florida, although officials there haven't declared a winner. Romney delayed conceding for a tense 90 minutes after the major TV networks called the race, with his aides ready to fly to close states to contest the results. When Obama's victory became undeniable, Romney went on stage in Boston and wished him well. "This is a time of great challenges for America," Romney said, "and I pray that the president will be successful in guiding our nation." Obama overcame brutal economic headwinds, asking Americans to give him four more years to complete the recovery from the Great Recession he inherited. "We know in our hearts that for the United States of America, the best is yet to come," Obama told supporters early Wednesday.

 

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