Election 2012 November 6, 2012: President Barack Obama Wins Re-election and Promises ‘Best Is Yet to Come’

ELECTION 2012

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CAMPAIGN BUZZ 2012

THE HEADLINES….

President Obama Wins Re-election and Promises ‘Best Is Yet to Come’

Source: ABC News Radio, 11-7-12

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[READ the full transcript of President Obama’s victory speech]

President Obama won a second term Tuesday night, and he promised his thrilled supporters “that for the United States of America the best is yet to come.”

Obama appeared before thousands of cheering Democrats to the beat of Stevie Wonder’s “Signed, Sealed, Delivered I’m Yours” after securing a strong electoral lead, although he just eked out victories in key states.

He congratulated his opponent Mitt Romney and said, “In the weeks ahead I am looking forward to sitting down with Gov. Romney to discuss how we can move this country forward.”

In a victory speech studded with the soaring rhetoric that first drew voters to him in 2008, Obama reminded the electorate what was still on his agenda — immigration reform, climate change and job creation….READ MORE

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