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President Obama won New York. You probably knew that before the votes were counted.
But what was so striking was how big the president won in this state, and in some instances, counties like Westchester, Suffolk and Nassau. Those wins hurt Republicans lower on the ballot.
Obama garnered 62.7 percent, or 3.8 million, of the votes across the state, compared with Romney’s 36 percent, according...Read more »