The Associated Press
President Barack Obama speaks at his election night party Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, in Chicago. President Obama defeated Republican challenger former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Here's a photo of President Barack Obama as he addresses supporters in Chicago after winning re-election. It was taken by Chris Carlson.


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