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Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012 at 06:24 PM CST

Axelrod Gives Glimpse Into Election Night

Axelrod Gives Glimpse Into Election Night

For the most part, Obama 2012 Chief Campaign Strategist David Axelrod says Election Night stress-free.

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012 at 04:30 PM CST

Axelrod Goes Out on Top

Axelrod Goes Out on Top

The political guru who helped guide two successful presidential campaigns for Barack Obama is leaving the game.

Thursday, Nov 8, 2012 at 11:20 AM CST
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By BJ Lutz

Why Obama Called Clinton on Election Night

Why Obama Called Clinton on Election Night

Obama 2012 Chief Campaign Strategist David Axelrod gives glimpse into how President Obama spent Election Night.

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012 at 12:46 PM CST

Hyde Park Celebrates Obama Win

Hyde Park Celebrates Obama Win

President Obama's neighborhood was still feeling the joy the morning after his election win.

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012 at 02:16 PM CST

Will.i.am Attends Obama Victory Party

Will.i.am Attends Obama Victory Party

Black Eyed Peas frontman discusses the reasons behind his support for the president.

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012 at 02:26 PM CST

Obama Leaves Hyde Park to Cheering Crowd

Obama Leaves Hyde Park to Cheering Crowd

Watch as President Obama's motorcade makes its way toward the airport.

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012 at 02:12 AM CST

Judy Biggert Concession Speech

Judy Biggert Concession Speech

Longtime Republican Congresswoman Judy Biggert speaks to supporters at the Hilton Lisle in Naperville after losing the race for Illinois' 11th Congressional seat to Bill Foster.

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012 at 02:15 AM CST
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By Alexandra Clark

Schneider Beats Incumbent Dold for 10th District

Schneider Beats Incumbent Dold for 10th District

Democratic challenger Brad Schneider beat out incumbent Congressman Robert "Bob" Dold for the 10th Congressional District of Illinois.

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012 at 01:56 AM CST

Dold's Concession Speech

Dold's Concession Speech

Robert Dold speaks to supporters at Viper Alley in Lincolnshire after losing the race for Illinois' 10th Congressional seat to challenger Brad Schneider.

Tuesday, Nov 6, 2012 at 11:48 PM CST

Tammy Duckworth's Acceptance Speech

Tammy Duckworth's Acceptance Speech

Tammy Duckworth addressed her supporters at her campaign rally after winning her race in the 8th Congressional District against Republican incumbent Joe Walsh.

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