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Supporters of U.S. President Barack Obama cheer during his election night rally in Chicago, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Philip Scott-Andrews

Supporters of U.S. President Barack Obama cheer during his election night rally in Chicago, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Philip Scott-Andrews

Supporters of U.S. President Barack Obama cheer during his election night rally in Chicago, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Philip Scott-Andrews
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A sign for Wall Street is seen with a giant American flag in the background across from the New York Stock Exchange November 5, 2012. REUTERS/Chip East

A sign for Wall Street is seen with a giant American flag in the background across from the New York Stock Exchange November 5, 2012. REUTERS/Chip East

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U.S. President Barack Obama supporters watch the returns prior to his election night rally in Chicago, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing

U.S. President Barack Obama supporters watch the returns prior to his election night rally in Chicago, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing

U.S. President Barack Obama supporters watch the returns prior to his election night rally in Chicago, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing
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Early projections in the United States presidential election by CNN are projected on the NASDAQ screen in New York's Time Square November 2, 2004. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton US ELECTION

Early projections in the United States presidential election by CNN are projected on the NASDAQ screen in New York's Time Square November 2, 2004. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton US ELECTION

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