President Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney the last time they got together, at their Oct. 22 presidential debate in Boca Raton, Fla. Saul Loeb /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption Saul Loeb /AFP/Getty Images

Before the vote, GOP nominee Mitt Romney and his running mate (Rep. Paul Ryan, in the background) were guarded by watchful Secret Service agents. After results came in, the agents quickly disappeared. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Some of the faces of those who supported the president, at his victory rally Tuesday in Chicago. Jewel Samad /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption Jewel Samad /AFP/Getty Images

President Obama celebrating early this morning in Chicago. Robyn Beck /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption Robyn Beck /AFP/Getty Images

NPR's Steve Inskeep talks with Pew's Michael Dimock

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/164607311/164603064" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

In Columbus, Ohio, on Sunday, folks lined up to cast early ballots. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images

Early voters waited in line Wednesday in Miami. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Watch the wash or watch the debate? This woman was at a laundromat in Manhattan during Monday's debate. Timothy A. Clary /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption Timothy A. Clary /AFP/Getty Images

President Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney at tonight's debate in Boca Raton, Fla. Rick Wilking/Pool/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption Rick Wilking/Pool/Getty Images

In Final Debate: Some Sparks, But Also Points Of Agreement

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/163245776/163441794" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney (left) and President Obama at the 67th Al Smith Dinner in New York City Thursday night. Brendan Smialowski /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption Brendan Smialowski /AFP/Getty Images

Scott Horsley on the NPR Newscast

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/163227762/163228825" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain (left) and Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama at the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner on Oct. 16, 2008. At center is Bishop Edward Michael Cardinal Egan. Jim Watson /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption Jim Watson /AFP/Getty Images
Saul Loeb /AFP/Getty Images

Pointed Words, Pointed Fingers As Obama And Romney Have Fiery Debate

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/162939276/163054185" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">