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Democratic supporters celebrate as they watch President Barack Obama give his acceptance speech in Times Square, New York, early on Nov. 7, 2012.

Photograph by Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

Democratic supporters celebrate as they watch President Barack Obama give his acceptance speech in Times Square, New York, early on Nov. 7, 2012.

Bloomberg by the Numbers: 39

That’s the percentage of white voters President Barack Obama won in Tuesday’s election, down from 43 percent four years ago. In Ohio, the president did a bit better, winning 41 percent. White voters represented 72 percent of the electorate nationally, down...

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