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  • ELECT624.jpg Same president faced with reshaping new landscape

    After a long and arduous campaign, a newly reelected President Barack Obama confronts his next challenge: binding together a deeply divided nation and turning from campaigning to governing.

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  • republicans-house.jpg Republicans retain House majority

    Republicans won enough crucial races Tuesday to retain control of the House of Representatives, beating back a strong Democratic challenge and allowing the GOP to keep pushing an agenda of fiscal austerity.

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  • money-grungy.jpg 'Fiscal cliff' clock starts as election fades to background

    After an election focused heavily on the economy and the soaring national debt, Washington will immediately turn to a year-end debate that has the potential to dramatically affect both: the looming "fiscal cliff."

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  • Screen shot 2012-11-06 at 6.52.03 PM.png VIDEO: Provisional ballots could pose problem in Ohio

    In the key swing state of Ohio, provisional ballots need to be validated and are not counted until Nov. 17. As Dean Reynolds reports, a very close race in Ohio could keep America waiting until they're finalized to announce a winner.

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  • Screen shot 2012-11-06 at 8.04.55 PM.png VIDEO: Showdown over the U.S. Senate

    While many are focused on the outcome of the presidential race on Election Night, Byron Pitts reports on another important battle between Republicans and Democrats for control over the U.S. Senate.

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  • Screen shot 7.39.40 PM.jpg VIDEO: Obama, Romney on a divided America

    Scott Pelley spoke separately to President Barack Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and asked each candidate why America has become such a polarized blue country and red country.

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  • Screen shot 2012-11-07 at 12.33.47 AM.png VIDEO: Romney concedes election

    In his concession speech, Gov. Mitt Romney congratulated the President and his supporters.

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  • obama-reax.jpg VIDEO: Obama HQ goes wild during Iowa returns

    Supporters of Barack Obama gathered in Chicago react to the news that the president won the state of Iowa.

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  • Global candidate: Obama was world’s clear choice

    He won, and the word “phew” trended worldwide on Twitter. Despite a hard-fought campaign in the United States, there was never any contest overseas.

    November 7, 2012

  • Victorious Graves returns to D.C.

    Tom Graves says he’ll continue his fight to rein in federal debt and get the American economy growing.

    November 7, 2012