First Stop: Election 2012

Obama Speech PhotoObama Wins Swing States to Earn 2nd Term
President wins Ohio, Wisconsin, Virginia and other swing states, then delivers early morning victory speech at McCormick Place.  Related:

Second Stop: Election 2012

Duckworth PhotoDuckworth Wins Bitter Battle with Walsh
Tammy Duckworth survived a brutal 8th Congressional District race with Tea Party Candidate Joe Walsh in a showdown that included mudslinging campaign ads. Related:

Photo: Tammy Duckworth talks to supporters and media at her victory party. (Photo by Monica Kucera)

Third Stop: Election 2012

Republican Party PhotoTough Night for Romney Supporters
Illinois Republicans' party turned somber when later results for Romney started to roll in. Related:

Fourth Stop: Election 2012

Mezey PhotoAnalysis: Few Surprises on Election Night
Obama's performance in swing counties in some states were factors in election night.

Photo: DePaul professor Michael Mezey breaks down election trends. (Photo by Josclynn Brandon)