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2012 Presidential Race

2012 Presidential Race
Maybe President Obama owes Nate Silver a thank-you note.

Did Nate Silver tip the 2012 election to Obama?

The New York Times stats whiz says he'll stop blogging if his poll analysis sways future contests

 
2012 Presidential Race
Mitt Romney's final vote tally may equal the very number that arguably undid his campaign: 47 percent.

Irony alert: Mitt Romney's final vote tally nears 47 percent

The defeated GOP candidate famously disparaged Obama as the candidate of the 47 percent. Now, liberals gleefully view Mitt's final tally as poetic justice

 
2012 Presidential Race
Mitt Romney is coming off as a bit of a sore loser by arguing that the real reason President Obama won was because he showered liberal constituencies with "gifts."

Why Mitt Romney will regret blaming his loss on Obama's 'gifts' to minorities

The defeated GOP candidate faces a backlash after he points the finger at young and minority voters in the wake of his landslide defeat

 
2012 Presidential Race
After President Obama's win, Donald Trump fired off a series of angry tweets including: "This election is a total sham and a travesty."

President Obama's victory: 6 conservatives behaving like sore losers

Sean Hannity, Donald Trump, and Karl Rove are awfully unhappy that their guy lost — and they're not exactly bearing defeat with a stiff upper lip

 
2012 Presidential Race
On Election Night, Mitt Romney remained stoic. Ann Romney cried. Paul Ryan was shocked. Janna Ryan teared up.

Mitt Romney's disastrous ground game and 7 other behind-the-scenes revelations

Romney's get-out-the-vote operation was comically inept. Obama barely prepared for the first debate. Romney spent $25,000 on victory fireworks. And more!

 
2012 Presidential Race
World reactions to Obama's re-election: A slideshow

World reactions to Obama's re-election: A slideshow

For the president's international supporters, from Japan to France, the outcome on November 6 was a relief — and a reason to celebrate

 
2012 Presidential Race
Nate Silver in 2009: The political number-cruncher unerringly called the election, much to conservatives' chagrin.

Do Republicans owe Nate Silver an apology?

The election results closely matched the data-guru's projections — the same forecasts conservatives consistently dismissed. Are they ready to eat crow?

 
2012 Presidential Race
10 truly jubilant President Obama supporters

10 truly jubilant President Obama supporters

From the president's hometown of Chicago to Democratic headquarters across the country, revelers held nothing back as news of his re-election spread

 
2012 Presidential Race
While most publications went for a celebratory shot, Bloomberg BusinessWeek photoshopped an image forecasting the toll the next four years might take on Obama.

Obama's re-election: 17 iconic newspaper frontpages and magazine covers

The media captures the enthusiasm of Obama's supporters — and the challenges the president faces over the next four years

 
2012 Presidential Race
Paul Brandus

Paul Brandus: What the election means for minorities, the Supreme Court, the GOP, and more

A look at what we can expect in Obama's four more years — and beyond

 
2012 Presidential Race
President Obama delivers his victory speech in Chicago after being elected to a second term.

WATCH: Video of Obama's victory speech and Romney's concession speech

It was well past 1 a.m. on the East Coast by the time Obama declared victory in Chicago. If you were already asleep, here's the video

 
2012 Presidential Race
Karl Rove tried his best to convince Fox News that it had called Ohio for Obama too early on Election Day. He eventually conceded.

Karl Rove's epic Election Night battle with Fox News forecasters

When the network's number-crunchers called Ohio — and the election — for President Obama, Rove was most definitely not on board

 
2012 Presidential Race
Romney supporters comfort each other after hearing that President Obama won a second term.

President Obama wins re-election: 17 hysterical GOP reactions

Mitt Romney supporters are extremely concerned about the future of our country

 
2012 Presidential Race
The election is over, and President Obama won.

President Obama wins re-election: What it means

Voters give Obama a second term, despite the fact that the unemployment rate remains near 8 percent

 
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Election day 2012: Snapshots of voters across the country

Election Day 2012: Snapshots of voters across the country

Ranchers, bikers, surfers, octogenarians, and millions more diverse Americans had one thing in common on Nov. 6: They cast their ballots for president

 
2012 Presidential Race
It's starting to look like a pretty good night for President Obama...

Obama wins New Hampshire and Wisconsin: What it means

Mitt Romney's path to victory is getting awfully narrow

 
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