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Updated: Obama wins re-election, news outlets project

Patrick Svitek, Online Managing Editor

November 6, 2012

CHICAGO — President Barack Obama won re-election tonight shortly after news outlets projected that he would claim electoral victory in battleground state Ohio. "We're all in this together," Obama tweeted moments after NBC News announced the expected outcome. "That's how we campaigned, and that's...

Students, Evanston residents vote at Northwestern polling locations

Students, Evanston residents vote at Northwestern polling locations

Paulina Firozi, Campus Editor

November 6, 2012

Northwestern students, staff and Evanston community members trickled into Parkes Hall and Patten Gym's polling locations throughout Election Day. Four touch-screen voting booths, two seated booths and 10 standing booths were set up in a room for voters in Parkes. By 7:30 p.m., 301 voters had come...

For Obama supporters at CNN event, ‘nothing compares’ to Grant Park

Cat Zakrzewski, Assistant Campus Editor

November 6, 2012

CHICAGO — For many gathered at CNN's public watch party for Election Night in Chicago, President Obama’s ticketed event at McCormick Place was simply not an option. The news network put up a large screen on the Thompson Center in the Loop and started showing election coverage this afternoon. Some...

For Obama supporters at CNN event, ‘nothing compares’ to Grant Park

Cat Zakrzewski, Assistant Campus Editor

November 6, 2012

For many gathered at CNN's public watch party for Election Night in Chicago, President Obama’s ticketed event at McCormick Place was simply not an option. The news network put up a large screen on the Thompson Center in the Loop and started showing election coverage this afternoon. Some attendees...

Photo: Obama supporters wait to enter Election Night rally

Photo: Obama supporters wait to enter Election Night rally

Patrick Svitek, Online Managing Editor

November 6, 2012

Click on the above photo to enlarge. — Patrick Svitek...