United States re-elects Barack Obama
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Incumbent U.S. President Barack Obama has been projected enough to win re-election, defeating Republican challenger Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. Many of the major media outlets have called the election for Obama.
Obama thanked voters via Twitter, posting: "This happened because of you. Thank you."
In the race for the U.S. Senate in Massachusetts, , who helped set up the , defeated incumbent Republican . In Wisconsin, Democrat defeated for U.S. Senate and will be the first openly gay member of the Senate. In Missouri, Senator defeated her Republican challenger . In August, Akin suggested that women who are victims of "legitimate" rape are unable to get pregnant.
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