Barack Obama clinches second term – Barack Obama become the 44th and current President of the United States of America.
November 7, Kolkata: Democrat incumbent US President Barack Obama has been reelected to the White House for a second term of four-years. He thwarted a late surge by Republican challenger Mitt Romney.
This is only the second time in several decades that a Democrat has won a second term in the White House.
“This happened because of you. Thank you,” Obama tweeted to his 22 million followers on Twitter as a flurry of states, including Iowa, which nurtured his unlikely White House dreams suddenly tipped into his column.
President Barack Obama told cheering supporters early Wednesday that “the best is yet to come” for the United States as he stormed to a second term by defeating Republican Mitt Romney.