November 6th, 2012
12:20 PM ET
2 years ago

Mama Sarah wishes Obama well on Election Day

(CNN) - As President Barack Obama awaits his fate for the next four years in Chicago, his step-grandmother living in rural Kenya wished her grandson and the American people well on Election Day.

"I am grateful that the elections have arrived, I am wishing Barack Obama triumph of the elections," Sarah Obama, now universally known as Mama Sarah, told CNN's David McKenzie in Kenya. "And I wish well the people of America."

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Filed under: 2012
November 6th, 2012
12:00 PM ET
2 years ago

Biden makes surprise stop in Ohio

(CNN) – Mitt Romney's campaign plane and Air Force Two, which carries the vice president, crossed paths at a Cleveland airport Tuesday morning after Joe Biden made a previously-unannounced but long scheduled stop in Ohio, according to pool reports.

Biden was en route from Delaware, where he voted Tuesday morning, to Chicago to join the president in an election night watch party.

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Filed under: 2012 • Joe Biden • Ohio
Are you having voting problems?
November 6th, 2012
11:31 AM ET
2 years ago

Are you having voting problems?

(CNN) – Let us know if you witness or experience any problems or voting problems at the polls today and we'll check it out.

You can call our hotline number, 800-CNN-NEWS, click here, email us at votewatch@cnn.com, or use #CNNVoteWatch on Twitter.

You can also text to 55333 - that's a special short code for your voting experiences. Type CNN and a space before entering your information. And remember, standard text rates apply.


Filed under: 2012
Ohio's provisional ballots have campaigns watching closely
November 6th, 2012
11:29 AM ET
2 years ago

Ohio's provisional ballots have campaigns watching closely

(CNN) – Ohio's provisional ballots have the campaigns even more focused on arguably the most hotly contested state in the presidential election: Ohio.

"We are going to watch those ballots closely," said Obama senior adviser David Axelrod on CNN's "Starting Point." "We want to make sure that everybody's voice is heard in this election."

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Filed under: 2012 • David Axelrod • Ohio
November 6th, 2012
10:03 AM ET
2 years ago

Ryan votes in Wisconsin

(CNN) – Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan cast his vote Tuesday morning in his hometown of Janesville, Wisconsin.

Ryan is also on the ballot for re-election to his congressional seat representing Wisconsin's 1st Congressional District.

He next flies to Cleveland for a campaign stop, then later heads to Richmond, Virginia. Tuesday night he travels back to Boston for the Romney campaign watch party.


Filed under: 2012 • Paul Ryan • Wisconsin
November 6th, 2012
09:08 AM ET
2 years ago

Romney votes in Massachusetts

Belmont, Massachusetts (CNN) – It took Mitt and Ann Romney about three minutes to cast their Election Day votes at a Belmont, Massachusetts polling place Tuesday.

The couple - Romney dressed in a blazer and slacks and his wife, Ann, in a long blue coat, black boots and pearl necklace - filled out their ballots in voting adjoining voting booths at the Beech St. Center.

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Filed under: 2012 • Massachusetts • Mitt Romney
November 6th, 2012
08:50 AM ET
2 years ago

21 moments that defined the campaign and America

Washington (CNN) - Remember Clint Eastwood's empty chair? Romney's Etch A Sketch moment? Obama's disastrous first debate?

The 2012 presidential race has been filled with stomach-clenching gaffes, dumb tactical goofs, nail-biting close calls and, of course, Big Bird.

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Filed under: 2012
November 6th, 2012
08:45 AM ET
2 years ago

Romney breaks tradition with Election Day campaigning

Columbus, Ohio (CNN) – Mitt Romney will not spend the final hours of the presidential race in his hometown, as is traditional for a candidate, but instead will embark upon a last-minute push for votes in Ohio and Pennsylvania.

The two Election Day campaign stops, which were added to the schedule Monday afternoon, cap off a campaign season of upheaval, unconventional moves and late-in-the-game surges that make Tuesday's outcome difficult to predict.

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Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney • Ohio
November 6th, 2012
08:43 AM ET
2 years ago

Biden hints he may be on future ballots

(CNN) – Vice President Joe Biden further fanned the flames of speculation Tuesday over a possible 2016 presidential bid.

But behind the speculation may be his interest in a municipal post.

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Filed under: 2012 • 2016 • Delaware • Joe Biden
November 6th, 2012
08:39 AM ET
2 years ago

Controversies dim GOP hopes to take over Senate

Washington (CNN) – Even before a second Republican Senate candidate tripped over incendiary comments about rape, GOP leaders in Washington knew that their once promising chances of winning control of the Senate had diminished.

Whether Richard Mourdock of Indiana can move past his controversial remarks and stabilize his campaign remains to be seen. Either way, once confident Republicans across the country now face the nail-biting final days of campaigning and a highly uncertain outcome on Election Day.

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Filed under: 2012 • Senate
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