Election Coverage http://wcbe.org en Obama's Win Powered By Organization, If Not Ideas http://wcbe.org/post/obamas-win-powered-organization-if-not-ideas The euphoria of Barack Obama's supporters on election night four years ago was replaced Tuesday by relief, as the incumbent president won a second term over Republican Mitt Romney in an effort powered more by organization than by ideas.<p>To retain the White House, Obama managed to overcome the handicap of an economy just finding its footing after a devastating recession, and an unemployment rate higher than it's been under any president seeking re-election since Franklin Roosevelt during the Great Depression.<p>And in swing states that now serve as pickers of our presidents, Obama and his tea Wed, 07 Nov 2012 13:29:59 +0000 Liz Halloran 25526 at http://wcbe.org Obama's Win Powered By Organization, If Not Ideas World Reacts To Obama's Reelection http://wcbe.org/post/world-reacts-obamas-reelection Once the news of President Obama's reelection spread, the congratulations started raining in.<p>NPR's Philip Reeves reports that one of the first messages came from British Prime Minister David Cameron.<p>"Above all congratulations to Barack Obama," Cameron said during a trip to Jordan. Wed, 07 Nov 2012 11:59:00 +0000 Eyder Peralta 25517 at http://wcbe.org World Reacts To Obama's Reelection Transcript: President Obama's Victory Speech http://wcbe.org/post/transcript-president-obamas-victory-speech <em>Transcript of President Obama's victory speech in Chicago. Source: </em>Federal News Service<p><em>Editor's Note: NPR transcripts are created on a rush deadline by a contractor for NPR, and accuracy and availability may vary. This text may not be in its final form and may be updated or revised in the future.</em><p>(Cheers, applause.)<p><strong>AUDIENCE MEMBERS:</strong> (Chanting.) Four more years! Four more years! Four more years! Four more years! Four more years! Four more years! Four more years! Four more years!<p><strong>PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA:</strong> Thank you. Thank you. Wed, 07 Nov 2012 07:15:00 +0000 editor 25499 at http://wcbe.org Transcript: President Obama's Victory Speech NPR Projects President Obama Winner http://wcbe.org/post/npr-projects-president-obama-winner <p></p><h5 class="uiStreamMessage userContentWrapper" data-ft="{&quot;type&quot;:1,&quot;tn&quot;:&quot;K&quot;}" style="font-size: 11px; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 5px; padding: 0px; word-break: break-word; word-wrap: break-word; font-family: 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; line-height: 14px; "><em>This is a repost from NPR.org</em></h5><p></p> Wed, 07 Nov 2012 04:42:36 +0000 Heather Anderson 25495 at http://wcbe.org Election 2012 Coverage from NPR http://wcbe.org/post/election-2012-coverage-npr <script language="javascript" type="text/javascript" src="http://www.npr.org/promos/election2012/elex2012.promo.js"></script><div><a href="http://www.npr.org/sections/elections/" style="font: normal 10px Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; text-decoration: none; color: #999; text-transform: uppercase;">Election 2012 News From NPR</a></div> Tue, 06 Nov 2012 23:03:47 +0000 Heather Anderson 25479 at http://wcbe.org Republicans Keep The House; Democrats To Retain Senate http://wcbe.org/post/battle-congress-senate-and-house-races-watch-0 Republicans have easily maintained their hold on the House, while missteps from Tea Party favorites helped Democrats retain a majority in the Senate.<p>That means the two chambers of Congress remain deeply divided, with prospects for agreement on such big-ticket items as deficits, tax rates and climate change unclear.<p>In the House, Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, gloried in his party's victory — and laid down a marker. Tue, 06 Nov 2012 22:54:00 +0000 Carrie Johnson 25481 at http://wcbe.org Republicans Keep The House; Democrats To Retain Senate Electoral College Map 1964 to 2008 http://wcbe.org/post/electoral-college-map-1964-2008 <p></p><div>Follow <a href="http://nprbackchannel.tumblr.com/">The Back Channel </a>and see what people are really talking about as we vote and count the votes during the 2012 general election. By the people, for the people.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>The Federal Register just released a fun <a href="http://www.archives.gov/federal-register/electoral-college/map/historic.html">new interactive</a> on their web site! You can use the slide rule to look at maps of how the Electoral College voted from 1964 to 2008.</div><div>&nbsp;</div> Tue, 06 Nov 2012 18:22:15 +0000 Heather Anderson 25463 at http://wcbe.org Electoral College Map 1964 to 2008 On-Air & Online Election Coverage http://wcbe.org/post/air-online-election-coverage <p>WCBE is your source for election coverage for November 6th! Stay tuned to 90.5FM for local coverage during our newscasts, as well as national updates&nbsp;during <em>Morning Edition</em>, <em>All Things Considered</em>, and <em>The World</em>, as well as NPR newscasts&nbsp;throughout the day. Also, staring at 8pm, we'll host NPR's live audio stream of election coverage on our website, along with their up-to-the minute blog starting at 6pm.</p> Tue, 06 Nov 2012 04:26:30 +0000 Heather Anderson 25409 at http://wcbe.org On-Air & Online Election Coverage