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Obama has won in Florida, too—report

US President Barack Obama AP

President Barack Obama has won Florida’s 29 electoral votes in the presidential election, further fattening his substantial margin of victory in what had been predicted to be a close race.

Posted: November 11th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Florida icing on the cake of Obama’s poll victory

US President Barack Obama. AFP

US President Barack Obama’s top aide in Florida said on Thursday that the Democrats had won the vote in the officially undeclared Sunshine State, where officials are under fire for mishandling the ballot.

Posted: November 10th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Obama inches toward victory in US vote

US President Barack Obama calls a volunteer from a campaign office in Chicago, Illinois, on election day, November 6, 2012. US polling stations opened on November 6, with Democratic incumbent Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney locked in a tight presidential contest after a burst of last-minute campaigning. AFP/Jewel Samad

US President Barack Obama was inching towards victory on Tuesday as results poured in from the US presidential election, as Mitt Romney struggled to win vital swing states.

Posted: November 7th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Romney holds slim lead over Obama

Graphic showing the number of electoral college votes won by each candidate. Results at 0330 GMT. AFP

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has taken over the lead from incumbent Barack Obama based on projections by US networks.

Posted: November 7th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Obama wins key state of New Hampshire—networks

Voters cast their ballots at the Bishop Leo O'Neil Youth Center on November 6, 2012 in Manchester, New Hampshire. AFP

President Barack Obama defeated Republican challenger Mitt Romney in the crucial battleground of New Hampshire, US television networks projected on Tuesday.

Posted: November 7th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Obama takes 2 key states, leads Romney

President Barack Obama. AP FILE PHOTO

President Barack Obama took two big strides towards re-election Tuesday by blocking Mitt Romney’s grab for Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, the first key states called in their bitter White House race.

Posted: November 7th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Obama wins battleground Wisconsin—networks

President Barack Obama calls Wisconsin volunteers as he visits a campaign office call center the morning of the 2012 election, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Chicago. AP/Carolyn Kaster

President Barack Obama on Tuesday won the battleground state of Wisconsin, depriving Mitt Romney of a key target that could help him win the White House, US television networks projected.

Posted: November 7th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Obama wins battleground states of Michigan, Pennsylvania— networks

U.S. citizens vote in the presidential election at Carleton Middle School November 6, 2012 in Sterling Heights, Michigan. AFP

President Barack Obama beat out Republican rival Mitt Romney in Michigan and Pennsylvania, US television networks reported Tuesday, in the first result for a slew of battleground states in the White House race.

Posted: November 7th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Polls close in swing states Colorado, Wisconsin

Voter Charles Golden signs in with election official Gary DeRudder in Pueblo County Precinct 111 at the Boone Volunteer Fire Department on November 6, 2012 in Boone, Colorado.  AFP

Polls closed Tuesday in more than a dozen US states including heavily contested Colorado and Wisconsin, where networks said the race was tight between President Barack Obama and rival Mitt Romney.

Posted: November 7th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Swing states are too close to call for Obama, Romney

Updated map of the US showing the key undecided states, whose votes will decide the outcome of the US presidential election. AFP

White House rivals Barack Obama and Mitt Romney grabbed early wins Tuesday in states traditionally loyal to their parties but swing states Virginia, Florida and Ohio were too close to call.

Posted: November 7th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Polls shut in too-close-to-call Florida, Pennsylvania

Poll workers check the identification of Suzanne Grant in the tiny precinct of Smith Creek on November 6, 2012 in Sopchoppy, Florida. The swing state of Florida is a hotly contested battleground that offers 29 electoral votes. Recent polls show that President Barack Obama and Republican nominee former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney remain in a virtual tie in the national polls.   Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images/AFP

Polls closed Tuesday in 16 states including the populous states of Pennsylvania and Florida, where networks said the race between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney was too close to call.

Posted: November 7th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Romney, Obama get first wins in safe states—networks

President Barack Obama and Republican White House hopeful Mitt Romney. AP FILE PHOTO

Republican White House hopeful Mitt Romney picked up his first wins in two safe states on Tuesday while President Barack Obama won Vermont as expected, US television networks reported.

Posted: November 7th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Exit poll shows economy still the top concern

A man tries to hand his ballot, top right, to an election worker, standing in the doorway, as voters crowd an apartment building hallway, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012 in the Coney Island section of New York. AP/Mark Lennihan

Preliminary results of an exit poll conducted for The Associated Press show that the presidential election hinges once again on the economy.

Posted: November 7th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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