Electoral College set to affirm Obama re-election


President Barack Obama waves to supporters during a campaign rally in Byrd Park in Richmond, Va., on Oct. 25, 2012.  (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
 
Tradition trumped suspense Monday as members of the Electoral College cast the official, final votes in the 2012 presidential election, a constitutional formality on President Barack Obama's march to a second term.
 
 
 

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