Romney concedes defeat

Romney concedes defeat

BOSTON, MA - NOVEMBER 07: Republican presidential candidate, Mitt Romney, speaks at the podium as he concedes the presidency during Mitt Romney's campaign election night event at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center on November 7, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts. After voters went to the polls in the heavily contested presidential race, networks projected incumbent U.S. President Barack Obama has won re-election against Republican candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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by Associated Press

KREM.com

Posted on November 6, 2012 at 11:17 PM

   BOSTON (AP) -- Mitt Romney has conceded defeat in the presidential contest.


   The Republican nominee told supporters he would pray for Barack Obama's success in leading the nation.


   Romney thanked his running mate Paul Ryan, saying the Wisconsin congressman had a bright future in the GOP.


   Romney lost nearly all the major battleground states to Obama including Ohio, the hardest fought prize.


   The former Massachusetts governor said it was time to put aside partisan bickering and work together for the good of the country.

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