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POSTED: November 08, 2012, 8:00 am

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The New York Times

Demographic Shift Brings New Worry for Republicans

Senate Races Show G.O.P.’s Gender Gap

Editorial: An Invigorated Second Term

Draft: Victory Speeches

Little to Show for Flood of Cash by Big Republican Donors

Rove’s Rebuttal of Fox’s Call Raises Questions


Blow: Picket Fence Apocalypse

Cuomo Fires Emergency Office Chief for Misusing Workers in Hurricane

More Students Return to Classroom, at Strange Schools in Strange Places


After a Chaotic Election, City Leaders and Watchdogs Call for a System Overhaul


The Christian Science Monitor


Youth vote decides presidential election – again. Is this the new normal?

Why Florida's count matters, even though it won't affect the outcome

Election 2012 results: Women to reach landmark – 20 percent of senators

Surprise at Obama’s victory illustrates growing partisan divide in US media


Claire McCaskill: 'most endangered Democrat' wins Missouri Senate race (+video)


The Star Ledger

IRS: Losses caused by severe Sandy damage may be cut from tax bill

New Jersey power information, updates

N.J. sees record-low voter turnout in wake of Hurricane Sandy

N.J. man gets life in prison for throwing baby daughter off bridge


The Detroit Free Press


10 things to take away from Tuesday's election

Detroit Public Schools: Roy Roberts to stay in emergency financial manager position at least 30 days


After Proposal 2 is defeated, many labor activists, opponents predict right-to-work legislation will be back on the table

Voters say no to Sylvia James as Inkster judge

Republicans lose seats but cling on to majority in state House


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Big decision looms for Georgia

GOP within reach of supermajority at Georgia Legislature

Many fed up with Fulton elections problems

Signs of extreme divisions mark latest election

Georgia State cuts 110 positions


The Washington Post

The Take: Obama’s coalition, campaign deliver second term

Historic showing by Latinos helped propel Obama to win


Swing states see strong black turnout

Ignatius: Go big, Mr. President


Romney wraps up amid questions about campaign

GOP leaders take on a new tone

In D.C., a Grosso win, or a Brown loss?

Long voting lines blamed on shortage of poll workers, machines

D.C. teacher turnover scrutinized


The Chicago Tribune

Mayor hopes Obama's 2nd term proves fruitful for funding

How Obama outmaneuvered Romney

Police: 6 men abduct girl at gunpoint, sexually assault her

Editorial: The Preckwinkle seal of approval

Chicago election problems: Hurdles abound for many city voters


The Los Angeles Times


In the heart of black L.A., pride in Obama

Analysis: End of the world as straight white males know it

From K-12 to college, educators hail passage of Prop. 30

Blue reign in Sacramento: Democrats dominate California voting


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

President Obama's acceptance speech mentions how health care reform helped in Kirtland girl's battle with cancer

Cuyahoga County's provisional ballot use up from 2008

Cleveland school board votes to restore full school day, along with cut programs, after levy wins

Former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland still thinking of possible rematch with John Kasich in 2014

Puerto Rico votes for statehood, but Cleveland-area Puerto Ricans don't see it happening


USA Today


Florida voting -- what's the hang-up?

Voting issues surface in battleground states

Sandy forces hospitals to rethink disaster planning

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