Obama wins re-election

Associated Press
President Barack Obama calls out to people outside a campaign office in Chicago, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, after a visit with volunteers on the morning of the 2012 election. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
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President Barack Obama calls out to people outside a campaign office in Chicago, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, …

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama won re-election Tuesday night despite a fierce challenge from Mitt Romney as well as a weak economy and high unemployment that crimped the middle class dreams of millions.

"This happened because of you. Thank you" he tweeted to supporters" as he secured four more years in the White House.

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