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    Three things to know today

    If you thought last night was a landslide…

    Obama’s victory over McCain, 349 electoral votes to 147, does not even come close to the all-time most lopsided presidential election.

    He’s a youngin’ …

    At 47, Obama is the fifth youngest elected president, 12 months older than Bill Clinton when he took office in 1993. Younger presidents include Theodore Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy and Ulysses S. Grant.

    On this day in 1940 …
    President Franklin D. Roosevelt won an unprecedented third term in office when he defeated Wendell L. Wilkie.

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