OBAMA WINS: After a hard-fought battle with Republican Mitt Romney, President Obama has been re-elected, NPR now projects. With 10 Electoral College votes from Wisconsin now in his win column, the president has 275 -- five more than needed to be president.
Some 200 million dollars will have been spent in Ohio to try to sway voters in the presidential, Senate and congressional races. Tuesday, those voters took over. For Ohio Public Radio, WKSU’s M.L. Schultze reports, many didn’t feel particularly illuminated by the deluge of information.
Americans elected Barack Obama to a second term Tuesday, with the president capturing or on the verge of winning all of the key states that had been at the center of his hard-fought campaign against Republican Mitt Romney.
"Whether I earned your vote or not, I have listened to you," Obama said early Wednesday at a speech before thousands of supporters in Chicago. "I have learned from you. And you've made me a better president.