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Elizabeth Dexheimer


Delegates listen to President Barack Obama's speech at the Democratic National Convention.

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Delegates listen to President Barack Obama's speech at the Democratic National Convention.

Labor’s 65% Love for Obama: Trumka Says Not Stopping There

The majority of union members voted for President Barack Obama, helping to secure his win in key battleground states including Ohio and Wisconsin. Union members voted for Obama by 65-33 percent, according to a national survey conducted by Peter D....

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Mitt Romney talks with members of the traveling press aboard his campaign plane on Nov. 6, 2012 en route to Boston, Massachusetts.

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Mitt Romney talks with members of the traveling press aboard his campaign plane on Nov. 6, 2012 en route to Boston, Massachusetts.

Ben Stein Knows Why Romney Lost

He may be a Mitt Romney supporter, yet Ben Stein says he’s not surprised his candidate lost the presidential election. “He didn’t make a good enough pitch to the Latinos, he didn’t make a good enough pitch about the economy,...

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People celebrate the victory of the President Barack Obama in front of the White House on  Nov. 7, 2012.

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People celebrate the victory of the President Barack Obama in front of the White House on Nov. 7, 2012.

Cold Crowd: Warm Celebration — Outside Obama’s White House

Hundreds of Obama supporters gathered outside the White House on election night to commemorate the president’s re-election. Chanting “four more years,” well-wishers braced against cold temperatures to sing, dance, blow horns and celebrate with strangers. “It’s like New Year’s Eve,”...

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