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VIDEO: Showdown over the U.S. Senate
While many are focused on the outcome of the presidential race on Election Night, Byron Pitts reports on another important battle between Republicans and Democrats for control over the U.S. Senate.
Race tight as election night count goes to wire
President Barack Obama won the reliably Democratic Northeast, and Republican Mitt Romney secured his conservative base Tuesday night in a duel for the White House shadowed by a weak economy and high unemployment.
Exit poll: Many still blame Bush for bad economy
Rising prices and chronic unemployment were heavy on the minds of voters Tuesday even as a glimmer of optimism peeked through. Four in 10 said the nation’s battered economy is getting better.
VIDEO: Obama, Romney on a divided America
Scott Pelley spoke separately to President Barack Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and asked each candidate why America has become such a polarized blue country and red country.
Iowa exit poll: Economy is top concern
Voters’ views of Tuesday’s elections, according to a preliminary exit poll conducted in Iowa for The Associated Press:
Romney in Indiana, South Carolina
Mitt Romney has won in Indiana, a state won by President Barack Obama four years ago. Romney is also the winner in South Carolina, a state where Obama is deeply unpopular. Those states have 20 electoral votes between them.
VIDEO: Provisional ballots could pose problem in Ohio
In the key swing state of Ohio, provisional ballots need to be validated and are not counted until Nov. 17. As Dean Reynolds reports, a very close race in Ohio could keep America waiting until they're finalized to announce a winner.
President Barack Obama moves ahead of Mitt Romney
President Barack Obama moved ahead of Mitt Romney in their duel for the White House, rolling up victory margins Tuesday night in the reliably Democratic Northeast and his home state of Illinois while the Republican challenger secured his conservative base.
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