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Northwestern student-interns reflect on life inside Obama campaign

Northwestern student-interns reflect on life inside Obama campaign

Patrick Svitek, Online Managing Editor

November 9, 2012


Filed under Campus, Daily Decision, Top Stories

About nine hours after President Barack Obama declared electoral victory before thousands of screaming supporters in Chicago, his campaign staff woke up to their Blackberries and iPhones buzzing with a hasty email calling for a mandatory meeting in the “usual spot.” SESP junior Sharon Reshef,...

Video: Election Day on campus

Video: Election Day on campus

HyoJin Park, Reporter

November 8, 2012


Filed under Daily Decision, Multimedia, Video

Updated: Emotional Obama thanks campaign workers after winning re-election

Updated: Emotional Obama thanks campaign workers after winning re-election

Patrick Svitek, Online Managing Editor

November 8, 2012


Filed under Blogs, Daily Decision, Top Stories

Updated, 8 p.m. Thursday: The Obama campaign this evening posted a full version of the president's remarks to his campaign staff the morning after Election Day. Original post: A misty-eyed President Barack Obama thanked campaign workers at their Chicago headquarters on Wednesday morning, calling...

Electoral analysis: Youth vote decisive in some battleground states

Electoral analysis: Youth vote decisive in some battleground states

Patrick Svitek, Online Managing Editor

November 8, 2012


Filed under Campus, Daily Decision, Top Stories

Northwestern students may have woken up Wednesday morning to President-elect Mitt Romney if it were not for their peers’ votes, according to exit polls in Tuesday’s presidential contest. Early estimates pin youth turnout at just under half of the nearly 23 million young adults registered to vote...

Muller: Better off after America elects pragmatism over ideology

Muller: Better off after America elects pragmatism over ideology

Yoni Muller, Columnist

November 8, 2012


Filed under Columns, Daily Decision, Opinion

The last year was a political rollercoaster nobody could get off of, and everybody was tall enough to ride. Although there were points where we were stuck, where we were horrified and where we felt like throwing up, last night’s culmination made it all worthwhile. The big news of the night was...