AP: Obama Has Won Florida

Barack ObamaBarack ObamaFULL SPEECH: Hillary Clinton links Trump to 'alt-right' in Reno McConnell: Senate won't take up TPP this year Politicians can’t afford to ignore Latinos MORE has won the state that bedeviled Democrats in 2000: Florida.

The Associated Press called the race in Florida, the first Southern state for Obama, around 11 p.m., just about the time that Obama was declared by networks the projected winner of the presidential race.

Vice President Al GoreAl GoreMedia ship of fools: The First Amendment blues Jill Stein helps Trump as Ralph Nader helped Bush The Trail 2016: Focus on the Foundation MORE lost Florida by just 537 votes eight years ago, preventing him from winning the White House.

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