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By DAVID ESPO
AP Special Correspondent
WASHINGTON â€” President Barack Obama won re-election Tuesday night despite a fierce challenge from Republican Mitt Romney, prevailing in the face of a weak economy and high unemployment that encumbered his first term and crimped the middle class dreams of millions.
By STEVEN NALLEY
Former Ward 1 Alderman Sumner Davis presented evidence at the Starkville Board of Aldermenâ€™s meeting Tuesday to quell legal questions about a gate erected at Douglas McArthur Drive and Stark Road during his administration.
By CARL SMITH
While Republicans and Democrats around the nation held their breath as the presidential campaignâ€™s popular vote was narrowly split, incumbent Mississippi politicians held their seats without any General Election surprises.
WASHINGTON (AP) â€” President Barack Obama won the reliably Democratic Northeast, and Republican Mitt Romney secured his Republican conservative base Tuesday night in a tense duel for the White House shadowed by a weak economy and high unemployment.
WASHINGTON (AP) â€” 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.
RICHMOND HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) â€” Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's yearslong quest for the presidency is ending with a last-minute round of campaigning in one state he's showered with attention and another he's largely ignored.
CHICAGO (AP) â€” Expressing confidence but leaving nothing to chance, President Barack Obama indulged his superstitions by engaging in a traditional Election Day basketball game with friends as the race that will determine his political future was finally in the hands of voters.
District 3 Election Commissioner Myles Carpenter said county polling precincts are currently experiencing high turnout for today's General Election.
Polls opened 7 a.m. today and will close at 7 p.m.
Former Ward 1 Alderman Sumner Davis III says he intends to respond to Ward 6 Alderman Roy A. Perkinsâ€™ allegations of illegal activity surrounding the emergency gate at the west end of Douglas McArthur Drive at a 5:30 p.m. meeting of the Starkville Board of Aldermen at City Hall.
LYNCHBURG, Va. â€” President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney made last-minute pleas for votes Monday, employing their last vestiges of energy, celebrity boosters and plenty of jet fuel to encourage every supporter and the few remaining undecideds to tip the 2012 election in their favor.