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Morning-after pills can be hard to swallow, especially when election results raise new unanswered questions among winners and losers.
President Obama won re-election to the White House on Tuesday night, holding together enough of his hope-and-change coalition to repeat his historic 2008 election and surviving a sluggish economy and a fractured electorate that desired a change but failed to find Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney a credible alternative.
If the polls are to be believed, this year's presidential election between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney will be one of the closest in American history. Whether America's political and economic future will be in good hands remains to be seen, however.
Republicans on Tuesday recaptured some of the Electoral College battlegrounds they had ceded to President Obama in 2008, narrowing the playing field between the two parties once again.
Political-betting websites that allow wagers on Tuesday's election increasingly favor President Obama to be re-elected as the race — and the betting — head into their final hours.
The 2012 presidential campaign has been one defined by candidates bumping against ceilings — and, in the final week, by a storm that appears to have helped President Obama regain his footing.
For President Obama, it's ending where it all began. He will close his 2012 campaign with a nighttime rally Monday in Iowa, where his 2008 caucus victory jumpstarted his road to the White House.
George Allen will make it his job as U.S. senator to make sure Virginians have the opportunity to find work. Tim Kaine will pledge to partner with — and not obstruct — the president to tackle the country's myriad issues.
Legions of lawyers are ready to enter the fray in case Election Day turns on a legal challenge. One nightmare scenario would be for the results in a battleground state like Florida or Ohio to be too close to call, with thousands of absentee or provisional ballots yet to be counted.