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NBC gives Wisconsin to Obama. “Republicans thought they might have a real shot” there, it notes.

“This is no Yom Kippur for the pollsters,” says a commentator on Channel 2. “It’s Rosh Hashanah.”

With 81% of votes counted, it’s 50-50 in Florida — which Obama can live without, but Romney needs.

At Obama HQ in Chicago, Channel 2’s Yonit Levy suggests Obama’s victory speech is getting nearer.

Tzachi Hanegbi, would-be Likud MK, ex-Kadima, ex-ex-Likud, says the Palestinians “must be happy” at the growing prospect of Obama reelection.

Bill Nelson (courtesy)
Bill Nelson (courtesy)

The NJDC congratulates Bill Nelson on his reelection to Senate, calling him “a key ally to the Florida Jewish community and a close friend of NJDC throughout his tenure in the United States Senate. We are delighted to have the opportunity to continue working closely with him and wish him the best of luck.”

On omen for Ohio? Democratic incumbent Sherrod Brown, the Guardian notes, has won re-election to the Senate, as the polls forecast.

Channel 2 is deep into a debate now about what it will be like for Israel in a second term Obama presidency.

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