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Barack Obama Wins New Jersey

Voters in New Jersey on Tuesday cast their ballot for Barack Obama, giving him the state's 14 electoral votes.

Barack Obama won New Jersey’s 14 electoral votes on Tuesday, defeating Republican Mitt Romney.

In the 2008 presidential election, the state voted for the Democratic candidate, and since the 1990s has voted for the overall winner of the presidential race 3 out of 5 times.

Romney and Obama did not campaign aggressively in New Jersey. The state has typically been a Democratic stronghold in recent presidential elections.

GJ November 09, 2012 at 05:23 PM
Jules, really? If the two parties refuse to work together to bring the economy back for their own selfish amibitions, I wouldn't call that a failed economic policy. If they would allow for something to happen, anything, it would be better than the current stalled out situation. -And ange, just stop. Don't judge others for what they believe is the right ideology to follow.
Big Jim Givers November 09, 2012 at 05:26 PM
FNMA/FreddieMac and the reasoning that "everyone has a right to own a home" is what got us in the economic mess. Pure and simple. Now Republicans and Democrats loved to tout "Minority home ownership" numbers in their regimes. I notice they do not do that anymore. The economy is going to collapse, get it over with and start over. Someone tell me why it won't. Someone tell me how raising taxes on small businesses is going to help the economy. The economy needs to grow. It is not Already businesses are planning layoffs due to Obamacare. if you do not acknowledge that, you are a blithering idiot.
Thane Randolph November 09, 2012 at 05:34 PM
A very sad day
Nikki November 09, 2012 at 05:37 PM
continue to dismiss half the country as a bunch of lazy, non working, welfare recieving losers who just want free stuff and you will continue to be as out of touch as you were this election which lead to you losing an election that should have been a shoe in. The fact of th ematter is that MANY who voted for Obama work, have never been on assitance and the Mercedes they drive are not leased. Arrogant of you to think that everyone in your same socioecomic bracket shares your same ideolgy. Simply arrogant. GOP and its supporters like you two are getting in your own way and are too self righteous and condesending to see it. Good luck with that mentality. It did you no good this time around and will not serve you well if you continue with it the next 4 years. Get over it and try something new. This rhetoric is tiresome.
stewart resmer November 09, 2012 at 05:43 PM
Are Republicans Really This Stupid? They demonized unions and tried to take voting rights away from anyone they could. This is what they did for four years, and they thought people would simply sit idly by and watch them do it? I don't think they're stupid. I think they're spinning, because they have a real problem. They cannot reconcile the purity trolls in their party with the pragmatic thinkers, for starters. They've let the John Birchers take over the party's core, which is a near-promise of irrelevance in the short-term. They were 'surprised' because they relied on racial division to carry them over the finish line. This is why the despicable John Sununu and Donald Trump were permitted to carry the race card and play it at will. They thought they had the numbers because they believe there are enough racist haters in the world to actually win. Shocking, isn't it? tpm.com
Deadone53 November 09, 2012 at 05:48 PM
CRIES <<<<<<<<<-- Because romney loses and our economy is STILL in the SH*tter.
John Jay November 09, 2012 at 05:49 PM
The Democrats are the true racists. They invented the KKK, created Jim Crow laws, refused to give voting rights to African Americans... Now, the Democrats are going to use racism to allow the already broken borders to allow a greater flood of illegals to take away education, health, and social benefits from Americans. The objective of the Democrats is to tax and destroy America so that that everyone is under the thumb of the government.
John Jay November 09, 2012 at 05:50 PM
Massive Democrat voting FRAUD in the Presidential Election: http://www.blackboxvoting.org/
Monk November 09, 2012 at 05:51 PM
There are pinheads who describe welfare recipients as lazy, etc., and that's not right. However, that does not take away from the fact that half the population receives government assistance. It's perfectly reasonable to note that anyone who has become dependent upon government assistance will be inclined to perpetuate and even increase it. This is not a slur on those receiving assistance. It's an indictment of our government's education and economic policies which created the dependency. Romney's "47%" comment was distorted and exploited in a shameless way. Does anyone really want any more than a handful of Americans who cannot stand on their own two feet? Obama's campaign attack on Romney's comment implied that he's all in favor of a dependent citizenry.
XJS November 09, 2012 at 05:52 PM
The *Southern Democrats who enacted those laws and invented the KKK were absorbed into what is today's republican party. *Southern because MD is where the KKK was invented.
Bill November 09, 2012 at 06:02 PM
I guess you missed me writing this: "just as outraged at the left 4 years ago " 4 years ago would be the 2008 election. Learn to read .
Steven Lawrence November 09, 2012 at 06:02 PM
Please stop living in a fantasy and snap back to reality. So you're telling me that the Democrats are using racism to attract minorities? Tell me again how the Democrats elected an African American president??? Under Obama, there are about one million illegals deported out of the country.
Teabagger November 09, 2012 at 06:06 PM
http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_taQYqkdHicg/S8cZ5vug5PI/AAAAAAAABSM/3L66xxQJAzY/s1600/teabaggers.jpg
Nikki November 09, 2012 at 06:09 PM
if you werent so busy editing your posts after the fact, thereby deletingthe replies to them, maybe I would be better able to follow your posts. Hard to read something that isn't there until after you get a reply that you don't like and try to hide it by deleting your thread and reposting it in a different way. You are so outraged at women on the left being insulted in a sexist way that you in turn throw sexist insults at another woman just because she has a different opinion than you. Stop being so disingenuous. You are so sadly contradictory and clueless that it is almost unfair to try to continue a dialouge with you.
Javelin November 09, 2012 at 06:14 PM
white trash has been moving out of NJ for years now. Bye bye...
Ric November 09, 2012 at 06:14 PM
Hi John Jay! Don't be a sore loser. I am waiting for my invitation to return to the republican party. The old right wing religious republicans are getting tossed in favor for us more moderates. Hey, there is a welcome for you too - you just got to become a moderate. I know I am a sore winner. Sorry!
Javelin November 09, 2012 at 06:16 PM
John M is an idiot. Obama doesn't even come close to being a Socialist. John M is one of those half-wits who repeats what Hannity and Bachman say. He's a nice little pet, a RINO who is helping to destroy the GOP and have it associated with batshit crazies.
Ric November 09, 2012 at 06:17 PM
Sure is. I hope they lick their wounds and reshape into a party of moderates.
Javelin November 09, 2012 at 06:20 PM
you're an idiot. You lost big time, get over it.
BellairBerdan November 09, 2012 at 06:24 PM
These losers can post under multiple accounts and names and genders but as seen in the election they still only had one vote, and they lost. President Obama won with over 3 million votes more than Romney, and 332 electoral votes. The politics of hate and division were defeated in Senate and Congressional races. The GOP allowed those "independants" to take over their party, to their failure.
Taxes are Fun November 09, 2012 at 06:29 PM
It's "independents" to us "losers", and 3 million votes amounts to less than 3% difference in the general vote. If anyone thinks this was a landslide, they have acutely small mental capacity.
stewart resmer November 09, 2012 at 06:30 PM
Dead pig wrapped in Mitt Romney T-shirt dumped at GOP office
marylou November 09, 2012 at 06:39 PM
John,I can see that you still haven't picked up that new tin foil hat yhou ordered from JC Penney.The old one seems to be cutting off circulation to your brain.
Don November 09, 2012 at 06:42 PM
Anyone who voted for Obama will need to apologize when the Country eventually collapses under his policies.
marylou November 09, 2012 at 06:42 PM
Taxes,a loss by 1 vote is still a loss.But,look at it this way.At least Ann Romney won't have to downsize her home to move into the White House.
Nikki November 09, 2012 at 06:43 PM
Monk - 4.4% of the population is on welfare. when you and other throw out that "half the country is on government assistance" rhetoric you do realize that that include Welfare (again, just 4%) , food stamps, Social Security (seriously, you count that as goverment assistance when people who receive it now WORKED all their lives and get it as a result of WORKING) and Medicaid. And by the way Romney;s 47% comment was NOT distorted. Have to watched it and listented to it ver batum? "There are 47 percent who are with him, who are dependent upon government, who believe that they are victims, who believe that government has a responsibility to care for them, who believe that they are entitled to health care, to food, to housing, to you name it." "Forty-seven percent of Americans pay no income tax," Romney said, and that his role "is not to worry about those people. I'll never convince them they should take personal responsibility and care for their lives."
Chester A. Arthur November 09, 2012 at 06:43 PM
I mean.. when you drop a billiondollars and get no return, you're going to have some people doing some crazy stuff.
Javelin November 09, 2012 at 06:45 PM
You're another idiot. The country collapsed under GWB and we are picking the pieces up. Why don't you fucking pick up a book?
Don November 09, 2012 at 06:50 PM
Javelin, did you take your meds today? Nice language too. Typical Lib.
Nikki November 09, 2012 at 06:50 PM
I'm assuing you voted for Bush both times. but I won't hold my breath for an apology from you for the ecomomic crisis that propelled Obama to victory to begin with in '08.

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