Defense minister Ehud Barak has congratulated Obama on his reelection.
“I have no doubt that the Obama government will continue with its policy that is founded on Israel’s security and in its efforts to meet the challenges that the region presents to all of us, while striving for progress in the peace process,” Barak says. ” I believe the deep friendship with Washington will strengthen even if there are differences in position.”
In Wisconsin, Paul Ryan has been reelected to the House.
Voters in Maryland passed a law upholding same-sex marriage. Same looks to be true in Washington. Similar trend in Maine.