Bloomberg's Best Photos 2012: The Year in Politics

By Bloomberg Photos - 2012-12-18T15:41:43Z

Photograph by Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

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Election Night

President Barack Obama stands on stage with his wife Michelle Obama, left, and daughters Sasha, second left, and Malia, right, before making an acceptance speech during an election night rally in Chicago, Illinois, on Nov. 7, 2012. Obama, the post-partisan candidate of hope who became the first black U.S. president, won re-election today by overcoming four years of economic discontent with a mix of political populism and electoral math.

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