Nov

7

Bwoglines: Election Edition

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Do news stations remember how to talk about anything else?

President Obama won re-election over Mitt Romney last night, and this time around was almost as special as his first time. (WSJ, CNN)

Meanwhile, members of Congress seem fated for catfights. However, Tammy Baldwin, a Democrat from Wisconsin, can fist-pump all the way to Capitol Hill to join them as our first openly gay Senator. (Huff Post, Washington Post)

Puerto Rico voted on possible statehood, though not all precincts have reported yet and the U.S. would have to approve the measure. (Boston)

The election fervor then headed across the Atlantic last night, as Greek lawmakers must rule again on new austerity measures. (CTV News)

Mother Nature, jealous of all of the attention politics has garnered, whipped up a nor’easter predicted to bring up to a foot of snow to the already-battered region. (NBC News)

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2 Comments

  1. Yeah!  

    Go Tammy! I've been proud to be one of her constituents for 14 years, and she'll serve as a fantastic senator for Wisconsin and this country.

  2. Oh Bwog...  

    You also forgot to mention that Colorado is the first state ever to legalize marijuana. Although shadowed by the election, it's a historical event that occurred yesterday and should be noted.

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