"I also want to say to Gov. Romney, congratulations on a spirited campaign. I know his supporters are just as engaged, just as enthusiastic, working just as hard today. We feel confident we've got the votes to win." — President Barack Obama speaking to reporters in Chicago.

— Julie Pace — Twitter http://twitter.com/jpaceDC

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EDITOR'S NOTE — Election Watch shows you Election Day 2012 through the eyes of Associated Press journalists. Follow them on Twitter where available with the handles listed after each item.


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