President Obama at podium
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President Obama victory speech in full

Barack Obama has been re-elected as US President, having won a closely fought contest by a comfortable margin.

With results in from most states, America's first black president secured the 270 votes in the electoral college needed to win the race.

In a victory speech in Chicago, he thanked his supporters, and set out his goals for the next four years.

  • 07 Nov 2012
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