Obama relected US president: networks

AFP
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Supporters of US President Barack Obama cheer results on election night in Chicago, Illinois

Supporters of US President Barack Obama cheer results on election night in Chicago, Illinois. Obama was re-elected Tuesday, television networks projected -- only the second time in several decades that a Democrat has won a second term in the White House.

US President Barack Obama was re-elected Tuesday, television networks projected -- only the second time in several decades that a Democrat has won a second term in the White House.

Crowds went wild across the country as all the major US television networks projected that Obama would win at least 274 electoral votes -- enough to defeat his Republican challenger Mitt Romney.