Mitt Romney may be, understandably, trying to project optimism to his supporters. But concession speeches are a crucial part of the democratic process.
Pennsylvania Republicans hope against hope that Mitt Romney, who made a late play for their state, can pull off an upset win there. But they acknowledge it's hard to get the math to add up.
Polls close in six Eastern states at 7 p.m. If the networks call Virginia quickly for Obama, it could be an early sign of victory. But don't expect speedy presidential election results in battleground Ohio, where provisional ballots could make for a long night.
Here are four ways that a 269-to-269 tie in the Electoral College could play out in the 2012 presidential election.
Democrats prevailed in Senate races in Massachusetts, Indiana, Wisconsin, and Pennsylvania, indicating that the Senate will remain in Democratic hands.
Why is 270 the magic number on Election Day? Because it's the number of Electoral College votes needed to win the presidency. A look at the messy system the Founding Fathers bequeathed us.
In handwriting parlance, the New Orleans Saints are an ascender, the Philadelphia Eagles a descender. With a 28-13 victory Monday night, the Saints, who started the season 0-4, have now won three of their last four games. The Eagles, who also are 3-5 overall, by contrast have pretty much crash landed with four straight losses, leading to growing speculation about whether coach Andy Reid will keep his job or Michael Vick will remain the starting quarterback. To test your knowledge of Week 9 NFL developments, take this 14-question quiz.