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‘More determined, more inspired than ever’: Obama gets four more years in White House

‘More determined, more inspired than ever’: Obama gets four more years in White House

Patrick Svitek, Online Managing Editor

November 7, 2012


Filed under Daily Decision, Top Stories

CHICAGO — President Barack Obama defeated former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney on Tuesday to secure a second term that he vowed to pursue with the same resolve that catapulted him to the White House four years ago. Promising that the "best is yet to come," Obama told exhilarated supporters early...

Northwestern students gather at watch parties, await election results

Northwestern students gather at watch parties, await election results

Lauren Caruba, Assistant Campus Editor

November 7, 2012


Filed under Campus, Daily Decision, Student Groups

In the hours leading up to President Barack Obama’s election to a second term, hundreds of Northwestern students and staff members converged in watch parties across campus, awaiting the results of Tuesday night’s close presidential race. The election night gatherings, held in the McCormick...

Jaro: Major challenges ahead for President Obama

Jaro: Major challenges ahead for President Obama

Jan Jaro, Columnist

November 7, 2012


Filed under Columns, Daily Decision, Opinion

Like most Northwestern students and Americans, I’m tired of the political marathon that has been the presidential race. I’m looking forward to going on social media without seeing annoying ads, ridiculous statuses and silly debates. And, like about half of Americans, I made up my mind long ago to...

Thompson Plaza crowd celebrates Obama’s victory

Cat Zakrzewski, Assistant Campus Editor

November 7, 2012


Filed under Blogs, Daily Decision

CHICAGO — The president’s hometown celebrated his projected reelection at the watch party hosted by CNN. At Thompson Plaza in the Loop, hundreds cheered, cried and hugged when CNN projected the President’s win at about 10:30 p.m. Chicago resident Gerard Radice, 33, said he saw the...

Biss beats Farkas for state Senate seat

Jia You, Reporter

November 7, 2012


Filed under Blogs, Daily Decision

GLENVIEW, Ill. — Republican candidate Glenn Farkas lost tonight to Democrat Daniel Biss in the race for the 9th District Illinois State Senate seat. "The numbers are what the numbers are," Farkas said. "I’m very competitive; I don’t want to lose … It just means we start tomorrow, we look at...