Today's Front Pages Announce Obama's "Second Act"

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Your News Companion by Ben Mathis-Lilley
Nov. 7 2012 11:47 AM

Today's Front Pages: Announcing Obama's Second Act

We can't imagine there are a whole lot of people out there who didn't know the outcome of the presidential race until they got a look at their local newspaper this morning. Still, the nation's front pages provide a nice dose of nostalgic finality to a race that dominated the news cycle for the past year.

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Josh Voorhees is a Slate senior writer. He lives in Iowa City. 

Here are a sampling from swing-state and major papers from around the country: (Screenshots via the Newseum, which has plenty more for you to look at here. You can also click on each cover for a more detailed look.):

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Washington Post:

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Wall Street Journal:

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Detroit Free Press:

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Des Moines Register:

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Tampa Bay Times:

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:

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Richmond Times-Dispatch:

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Las Vegas Review Journal:

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The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer:

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Cincinnati Enquirer:

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Charlotte Observer:

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Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel:

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The New York Times:

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