Here was The Drudge Report's above-the-fold shortly after 8 p.m. after the first handful of states had been called:
Then about an hour later once we knew the outcomes in several more states:
Then shortly before 11 p.m. as it became increasingly clear that President Obama would win after he began to rack up key swing states:
Which turned into this once the networks had called the race for the president:
And then after a West Coast batch of votes allowed the president to overtake Romney in the popular vote sometime after midnight:
Which brings us up to where we stand now, shortly after 1 a.m.:
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