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Election 2012

View highlights from live election night special broadcast, Decision 2012.

Decision 2012

A team of 100 students, faculty and staff produced unprecedented team coverage of the 2012 presidential election. Here’s a look back.

Scott Brown Speaks to Media for the First Time Since Election

In his first press conference since losing a bid for re-election last week, Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., spent much of his time ducking questions about whether he might seek a return to Senate if Massachusetts’ senior senator, Democrat John Kerry …

VIDEO: Voter Turnout

BOSTON – Voter turnout was strong in Massachusetts with the hottest Senate race in the country, but weaker nationally where preliminary numbers suggest a drop from 2008 and possibly even 2004 records. BU News Service reporter Erica Stapleton spoke with voters and officials about the turnout at Boston polling places.

VIDEO: Another Kennedy in Congress

MASSACHUSETTS – Democrat Joe Kennedy the Third will be filling the Congressional seat left vacant by the retiring Barney Frank. The young Kennedy won a decisive victory over Republican challenger Sean Bielat. BU News Service’s Mike Neff took a look at the race for the Fourth District.

VIDEO: Tierney Wins

MASSACHUSETTS – Incumbent John Tierney is the winner of a Congressional race shadowed by scandal. The margin of victory – just a few thousand votes between the Democrat and Republican challenger Richard Tisei. Tisei’s campaign officials say they will be looking more closely at voter returns. BU News Service reporter Alex Orr

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VIDEO: The Next Four Years

BOSTON – BU’s College of Communication Dean Tom Fiedler predicts a different type of presidency next term. Shortly after Barack Obama won the race election night, Dean Fiedler spoke to BU News Service anchor Matt Reed during the live-streamed, BU-TV’s election night special, Decision 2012.

VIDEO: Scott Brown is Defeated

BOSTON – Incumbent Senator Scott Brown lost a key Republican seat in the U.S. Senate won by Democrat Elizabeth Warren. Brown admitted defeat, but supporters say this is not the last time we will see Brown on the political stage. BU News Service reporter Lindsey Reese has the story.

VIDEO: Romney Concedes

BOSTON – After a grueling presidential campaign, GOP candidate Mitt Romney conceded defeat at his election night headquarters in his home state of Massachusetts. BU News Service’s Justin Bourke reports from his headquarters at the Boston Convention and Expo Center, where reporters from all over the world came to cover the

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