It's Election Day: 10 headlines that tell today's story



A citizen votes on a paper ballot during the final day of early voting at the Lancaster Board of Elections November 5, 2012 in Lancaster, Ohio.

It's finally here! It's Election Day. After months of campaigning and some $2 billion spent by both campaigns, it means political junkies will finally get some answers and those who aren't too enamored with Washington, will stop seeing ads on TV.

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With that, here are 10 headlines that tell today's story:

-- "New Hampshire hamlet casts the first votes of Election Day 2012" (Washington Post): And it was was a tie: Obama and Romney both received five votes.

-- "Obama sheds a tear at final campaign rally" (Politico)

-- "Romney makes final push in N.H." (Sea Coast Online): Remember Romney kicked off his campaign in New Hampshire. He will end it there today.

-- Officials Rush to Find Ways for the Storm-Tossed to Vote (New York Times)

-- N.J.'s emergency e-mail voting system could cause problems, experts say ("The New Jersey Star-Ledger")

-- WaPo-ABC tracking poll: final weekend tally is Obama 50, Romney 47, still a 'margin of error' contest (Washington Post)

-- 21 moments that defined the campaign and America (CNN)

-- Next Congress to bring more minorities to Hill (Politico)

-- Florida's New Battleground: The State Supreme Court (NPR)

-- Here's how to tell who's winning Ohio on election night (Cleveland Plain Dealer)

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