President Obama decisively won a second term, and the Democrats retained the U.S. Senate. But the Republicans retained control of the U.S. House.
The crowd at the DFL Party in St. Paul erupted when NBC made the call around 10:15. CNN soon followed, as did the Associated Press. The calls came after Obama was projected to have won Wisconsin, Iowa and Colorado.
By early morning, Obama had won more than 300 electoral votes, and led the popular vote 50% to 48%.
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