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Election roundup: Obama elected to second term

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U.S. President Barack Obama walks on stage with first lady Michelle Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia to deliver his victory speech on election night at McCormick Place Nov. 6, 2012 in Chicago, Ill.
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American voters sent President Barack Obama back to the White House for four more years in a 303-206 electorate victory as of Wednesday morning.

In Minnesota and across the country, voters also woke up to varying news of other races that will shape Congress and statewide debates. On The Daily Circuit Wednesday, we'll discuss all of the results from last night with candidates, professors, campaign experts and pundits. 

Guests include: Michael Fauntroy, Marc Hetherington, Susan MacManus, Kathryn Pearson, Vin Weber, Jim Graves, Paul Thissen, Sarah Walker, Dave Senjem, Rick Nolan and others.


In Minnesota:

• Minnesota voters reject marriage amendment

• Minnesotans reject voter ID amendment

• Minnesota Democrats dominate Election Day

• Bachmann ekes out win over Graves

• Nolan defeats Cravaack in 8th District


• Democrats expand Senate grip but fail to win House

• Republicans try to pick up more governors' offices