Mitt Romney's final vote total in the 2012 presidential election has been tallied, and the Republican challenger received - wait for it - 47 percent of the vote.

Yes, it took this entire time to finalize it (you just didn't hear about it because it wasn't close), and Romney came in almost exactly at the 47 percent figure.

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Proving that some things never change, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) introduced a bill to repeal Obamacare on the first day of the 113th Congress.

It's an effort that has been tried repeatedly by House Republicans, only to fail, or ultimately be shot down by the Senate, controlled by Democrats.

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A full two hours after a midnight deadline, the U.S. Senate overwhelmingly passed a deal Tuesday to avert the feared fiscal cliff of tax increases and spending cut.

The bipartisan bill passed 89-8.

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