Obama wins Fla., topping Romney in final tally

  • ** FILE ** President Obama speaks Nov. 9, 2012, in the East Room of the White House in Washington about the economy and the deficit. (Associated Press)** FILE ** President Obama speaks Nov. 9, 2012, in the East Room of the White House in Washington about the economy and the deficit. (Associated Press)
  • President Obama holds up a pen as he speaks about the economy and the deficit Nov. 9, 2012, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (Associated Press)President Obama holds up a pen as he speaks about the economy and the deficit Nov. 9, 2012, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (Associated Press)
  • President Obama, accompanied by Vice President Joe Biden, pauses for applause Nov. 9, 2012, in the East Room of the White House in Washington as he speaks about the economy and deficit. (Associated Press)President Obama, accompanied by Vice President Joe Biden, pauses for applause Nov. 9, 2012, in the East Room of the White House in Washington as he speaks about the economy and deficit. (Associated Press)
  • President Obama, accompanied by Vice President Joe Biden and others, speaks Nov. 9, 2012, in the East Room of the White House in Washington about the economy and the deficit. (Associated Press)President Obama, accompanied by Vice President Joe Biden and others, speaks Nov. 9, 2012, in the East Room of the White House in Washington about the economy and the deficit. (Associated Press)
  • ** FILE ** President Obama, accompanied by Vice President Joe Biden, speaks Nov. 9, 2012, in the East Room of the White House in Washington about the economy and the deficit. (Associated Press)** FILE ** President Obama, accompanied by Vice President Joe Biden, speaks Nov. 9, 2012, in the East Room of the White House in Washington about the economy and the deficit. (Associated Press)
  • President Obama waves Nov. 9, 2012, as he leaves the East Room of the White House in Washington after he spoke about the economy and the deficit. (Associated Press)President Obama waves Nov. 9, 2012, as he leaves the East Room of the White House in Washington after he spoke about the economy and the deficit. (Associated Press)
  • President Obama passes Vice President Joseph R. Biden after speaking on the economy and the deficit on Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (Associated Press)President Obama passes Vice President Joseph R. Biden after speaking on the economy and the deficit on Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (Associated Press)
  • President Obama, followed by Vice President Joe Biden, walks off stage Nov. 9, 2012, after speaking in the East Room of the White House in Washington about the economy and deficit. (Associated Press)President Obama, followed by Vice President Joe Biden, walks off stage Nov. 9, 2012, after speaking in the East Room of the White House in Washington about the economy and deficit. (Associated Press)
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The win gave Obama victories in eight of the nine swing states, losing only North Carolina. In addition to Florida, he won Ohio, Iowa, New Hampshire, Wisconsin, Virginia, Colorado and Nevada.

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