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Obama wins Florida, tops Romney 332 to 206 in electoral votesBarack Obama has been declared the winner in Florida, topping Mitt Romney in the final electoral vote tally 332 to 206, AP reports.Florida officials said Obama had 50% of the vote to Romney’s 49.1%, a margin of about 74,000 votes.Photo: President Barack Obama addresses supporters during his election night rally in Chicago, Nov. 6, 2012. (Kevin Lamarque / Reuters)

Obama wins Florida, tops Romney 332 to 206 in electoral votes

Barack Obama has been declared the winner in Florida, topping Mitt Romney in the final electoral vote tally 332 to 206, AP reports.

Florida officials said Obama had 50% of the vote to Romney’s 49.1%, a margin of about 74,000 votes.

Photo: President Barack Obama addresses supporters during his election night rally in Chicago, Nov. 6, 2012. (Kevin Lamarque / Reuters)

Des Moines Register endorses Romney; New York Times favors Obama

The Register’s endorsement of Romney marked the first time it has sided with a Republican presidential candidate since 1972.

The paper’s editorial board wrote: “Voters should give Mitt Romney a chance to correct the nation’s fiscal course and to implode the partisan gridlock that has shackled Washington and the rest of America.”

More from the Register here.

The New York Times endorsement of the president can be read here.

Mitt Romney takes lead in national poll after debateIn the first national poll since last week’s US presidential debate, Mitt Romney has surged and now holds a slight lead over President Obama among likely voters, according to a new poll released Monday by the Pew Research Center. Read more from National Journal.
Photo: President Barack Obama shakes hands with Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney after the first presidential debate at the University of Denver on Oct. 3, 2012. (Michael Reynolds / AP)

Mitt Romney takes lead in national poll after debate

In the first national poll since last week’s US presidential debate, Mitt Romney has surged and now holds a slight lead over President Obama among likely voters, according to a new poll released Monday by the Pew Research Center. Read more from National Journal.

Photo: President Barack Obama shakes hands with Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney after the first presidential debate at the University of Denver on Oct. 3, 2012. (Michael Reynolds / AP)

Mitt Romney to release 2011 tax returnJUST IN: Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his wife Ann paid $1,935,708 in taxes on $13,696,951 in income in 2011 for an effective tax rate of 14.1%, according to a return that will be released Friday afternoon at 3 p.m.Read more from the Washington Post. Follow updates on BreakingNews.com.Photo: Mitt Romney waves with his wife Ann after a speech in Manchester, New Hampshire, on April 24, 2012. (Brian Snyder / Reuters)

Mitt Romney to release 2011 tax return

JUST IN: Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his wife Ann paid $1,935,708 in taxes on $13,696,951 in income in 2011 for an effective tax rate of 14.1%, according to a return that will be released Friday afternoon at 3 p.m.

Read more from the Washington Post. Follow updates on BreakingNews.com.

Photo: Mitt Romney waves with his wife Ann after a speech in Manchester, New Hampshire, on April 24, 2012. (Brian Snyder / Reuters)

Mitt Romney chooses Paul Ryan as running mate
Mitt Romney has chosen Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan to be his vice presidential running mate.Sourced reports of the news emerged late last night, and Romney’s “Mitt’s VP” mobile app confirmed the choice this morning. Romney is holding an event in Norfolk, Virginia, at 9 a.m. EDT today to make the formal announcement. More updates on BreakingNews.com.Photo: Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisconsin, speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington on July 10, 2012. (J. Scott Applewhite / AP)

Mitt Romney chooses Paul Ryan as running mate

Mitt Romney has chosen Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan to be his vice presidential running mate.

Sourced reports of the news emerged late last night, and Romney’s “Mitt’s VP” mobile app confirmed the choice this morning. Romney is holding an event in Norfolk, Virginia, at 9 a.m. EDT today to make the formal announcement. More updates on BreakingNews.com.

Photo: Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisconsin, speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington on July 10, 2012. (J. Scott Applewhite / AP)