With the election finally over, it's time for Washington to focus again on how to govern the nation. Have new lessons been learned from yesterday's voting? How much will politics — and policy — stay the same? On Reporters Notebook, how close was another meltdown in Florida?
Banner image: President Barack Obama celebrates on stage as confetti falls after his victory speech during his election rally in Chicago, November 6, 2012. Photo by Kevin Lamarque/Reuters