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US PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION: Obama nation celebrates after poll win

PARTY TIME:Pre-election polls had suggested a tight race but as the map of swing states tumbled to a blue tide of Obama wins, celebrations erupted in the Democratic half of the US


On the edge of the cheery crowd in New York, a small group of activists from the anti-capitalist movement Occupy Wall Street chanted: “We want real change.”

“Obama is the lesser of two evils, but it won’t make much difference, when you have a political system dominated by money,” said student activist Jesse Marcus, after a campaign season that cost US$6 billion.

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