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Thu Oct 23 19:12:01 SAST 2014

Obama has made electoral history: ILIVE

AR Modak, Johannesburg | 09 November, 2012 00:05
U.S. President Obama is embraced by first lady Michelle Obama after his victory speech during his election night rally in Chicago
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama after his victory speech in Chicago yesterday. Obama's second term came from his appeal to women, different races and the well-educated
Image by: JOHN GRESS / REUTERS

In the end, the US ethnic make-up in the US routed Mitt Romney, but it was a remarkable night for President Barack Obama, the second Democratic leader since World War 2 to win a second term in office amid high unemployment and a war-sapped economy.

In the end, the US ethnic make-up in the US routed Mitt Romney, but it was a remarkable night for President Barack Obama, the second Democratic leader since World War 2 to win a second term in office amid high unemployment and a war-sapped economy.

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