Election Results: The Presidential Race

Election Results: The Presidential Race

A panel joins Diane to discuss the results of the presidential election.

In his victory speech last night, President Barack Obama spoke of reaching out to Republicans to address issues that can only be solved together. He won a second term after a tough race against GOP challenger Mitt Romney and record-breaking campaign spending on both sides. Many say he prevailed over Romney, at least in part, as a result of changing U.S. demographics: a rising number of Latino voters and the declining impact of white voters. Obama faces a Congress that remains divided and a still-struggling economy. Please join us to to talk about the challenges ahead for both Democrats and Republicans.

Guests

James Thurber

professor and director of the Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies at American University, and author of "Obama in Office: The First Two Years."

Andrew Kohut

director of the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press.

Michelle Bernard

founder and president of the Bernard Center for Women, Politics and Public Policy.

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