Forward Thinking

Obama Takes PA, GOP Can't Close Southern Swings Early As Hoped

By J.J. Goldberg

NBC projects Obama to win PA.

NBC’s Chuck Todd says it’s significant that the Southern swing states are still too close to call. Romney was hoping to nail down FL, NC & VA early, and he hasn’t.

Sen. Bob Casey (D) wins reelection in his tough race in PA.

AZ Senate race (Richard Carmona D vs. Jeff Flake R) too close to call - Dems have a chance of picking up Jon Kyl’s GOP seat.

State Rep. Lois Frankel (D) in FL CD 22 House race in Broward County, FL, apparently dashing Adam Hasner’s hopes of becoming the second Jewish Republican in the House.

Mich (16 electoral votes) called for Obama.

Wis Colo NH Oh Pa NC all too close to call, but CNN exit polls show Obama leading in PA.

NBC projects the GOP to keep control of the House of Representatives.

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