Divided U.S. government is virtually unchanged

2012-11-16T00:00:00Z Divided U.S. government is virtually unchanged nwitimes.com
November 16, 2012 12:00 am

President Barack Obama's election victory is being vigorously portrayed by his supporters as a landslide mandate for a tax increase on the very wealthy.

Those drum beaters need to keep in mind that when New York and California are not counted, Mitt Romney received several hundred thousand more popular votes than Obama. The vote for Congress went to the Republicans as well.

The divided government in Washington is virtually unchanged.

- Richard E. Dudenski, Schererville

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