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President Barack Obama smiles during his speech at his election night party Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, in Chicago.

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President Barack Obama speaks at his election night party, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, in Chicago.

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President Barack Obama stands on stage at the election night party Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, in Chicago.

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President Barack Obama smiles during his speech at his election night party Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, in Chicago.

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President Barack Obama waves to his supporters at his election night party Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, in Chicago.

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A young supporter waves a flag at the election night party for President Barack Obama Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Chicago.

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A supporter reacts to election results at the election night party for President Barack Obama Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Chicago.

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Anita Flanigan, left, and Renee Drake celebrate as President Obama reaches the 270 Electoral College votes during the Michigan Democratic election night party at the MGM Grand Detroit, following Election Day, early Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012.

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A supporter watches the election results at the election night party for President Barack Obama Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Chicago.

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Supporters of President Barack Obama react to favorable media projections at the McCormick Place during an election night watch party in Chicago on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012.

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A supporter cheers at the election night party for President Barack Obama Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Chicago.

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Supporters pray during the invocation at the election night party for President Barack Obama Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Chicago.

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Sixteen-year-old Aly Hansen, from Amherst, N.H. watches vote results displayed on a television screen during Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney's election night rally, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Boston.

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A supporter reacts to voting results displayed on a television screen during Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney's election night rally, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Boston.

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Supporters of Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney react while watching results on a video screen during his election night rally, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Boston.

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A supporter reacts to voting results displayed on a television screen during Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney's election night rally, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Boston.

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Mitt Romney supporter Paul Cimolini reacts as he watches presidential race returns during a GOP watch party, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Las Vegas.

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David French, of Columbia, Tenn., consoles his son Austin as they watch vote results displayed on a screen during the election night rally for Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Boston.

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Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney takes the podium to give his concession speech at his election night rally in Boston, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012.

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Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney waves to supporters before conceding at his election night rally, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, in Boston.

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Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney arrives to his election night rally, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, in Boston. President Obama defeated Republican challenger former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney.

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Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney arrives to his election night rally, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, in Boston. President Obama defeated Republican challenger former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney.

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President Barack Obama addresses the crowd at his election night party Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, in Chicago.

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President Barack Obama speaks at his election night party Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, in Chicago.

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President Barack Obama waves as he walks on stage with first lady Michelle Obama and daughters Malia and Sasha at his election night party Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, in Chicago.

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President Barack Obama smiles during his speech at his election night party Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, in Chicago.

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President Barack Obama smiles during his speech at his election night party Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, in Chicago.

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President Barack Obama speaks at his election night party Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, in Chicago.

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President Barack Obama, with his daughter Malia wave toward the crowd at his election night party Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, in Chicago.

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President Barack Obama waves as he walks on stage with first lady Michelle Obama and daughters Malia and Sasha at his election night party Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, in Chicago.

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President Barack Obama shakes hands with Vice President Joe Biden at his election night party Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, in Chicago.

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Gallery updated: 11/7/2012 6:03 AM

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Scenes from election night 2012. Candidate Mitt Romney offered his concession speech from Boston and a victorious Barack Obama addressed a crowd of thousands in Chicago.
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