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Many Democrats outperformed Obama's approval rating — just not enough.
People think things will be worse for their kids.
Was the election all about Obama, the economy or something else? And who turned out to vote?
The Republican won nearly a third of liberals, exit poll data show.
Young voter turnout is nothing like it was in the 1980s and early 1990s. And the stagnation has been driven by an across-the-board disinterest among several demographic groups.
Enthusiasm didn't matter on Election Day; turnout did.
Voters in union households provided a big boost to President Obama in Ohio and Wisconsin, helping him staunch big losses elsewhere among white working-class voters.