It was a big night for women in office.
Particularly openly gay women in office.
But not so much for men who made rape, pregnancy and abortion campaign talking points:
Hispanic voters came out to vote (mostly for President Obama):
So did House Speaker John Boehner (helping the Republican Party keep the House):
Supporters of same-sex marriage celebrated, especially in Maryland, Maine and Minnesota:
As did marijuana fans (in Colorado and Washington state, at least):
There was a spontaneous party in front of the White House:
And the Empire State Building changed colors:
Lady Gaga was ... excited:
— Lady Gaga (@ladygaga) November 7, 2012
Donald Trump, less so:
We can't let this happen. We should march on Washington and stop this travesty. Our nation is totally divided!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 7, 2012
After a gracious concession from Mitt Romney:
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