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Democracy Now! – November 7, 2012

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Obama Re-Elected to 2nd Term with Near Sweep of Battleground States; Election 2012: Ben Jealous, Laura Flanders on Obama’s 2nd Term & the Future of Progressive Politics; Jeremy Scahill and Dennis Kucinich: In Obama’s 2nd Term, Will Dems Challenge U.S. Drones, Killings?; From Marriage Equality to Legalizing Marijuana, Election Day Ballot Measures Won by Movements.

November 7, 2012

    Obama Re-Elected to 2nd Term with Convincing Victory
    GOP Retains House Control, Dems Keep Senate
    Elizabeth Warren Defeats Scott Brown for Mass. Senate Seat
    McCaskill Wins Missouri Senate Race over Akin
    Tammy Baldwin Becomes 1st Openly Gay Member of Senate
    Same-Sex Marriage Backed by Voters in 4 States
    Maryland Voters Affirm In-State Tuition for Undocumented Students
    Florida Voters Reject Measure Limiting Abortion Rights
    California Voters Defeat Measures to End Death Penalty, Require Labeling of GMO Food
    Colorado, Washington Legalize Recreational Marijuana in Historic Votes
    Montana, Colorado Voters Back Curbs on Corporate Campaign Spending
    Widespread Voting Issues Reported at the Polls