The (next) 10 closest states in Election 2012

A look at the emerging 2016/2020 swing states -- as well as the 10 states where President Obama or Mitt Romney won/lost by the most on Tuesday night.

By Chris Cillizza and Aaron Blake November 9, 2012

2012 election was chock-full of firsts

The first gay senator, the first time white men are a minority in a major party's caucus, potentially the first bisexual member of Congress, and the first states to endorse gay marriage and recreational marijuana.