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 Day

Voters cast their ballots at a polling location in Chicago, Illinois, on Nov. 6, 2012. President Obama is seeking to overcome the drag of high unemployment and economic weakness that has frustrated predecessors' re-election bids, while his Republican rival Mitt Romney reaches for an upset to propel him beyond his party's standing and swamp an electoral map stacked against him on the final day of the presidential race.

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