Number of the Day

51%: The percentage of the national popular vote captured by President Barack Obama in both of his successful presidential campaigns, confirmed by the revised final tally of the November 6, 2012 election, which had been delayed by Superstorm Sandy.
Obama is the first president to achieve the 51 percent mark in two elections since Republican Dwight D. Eisenhower, who did it in 1952 and 1956, and the first Democrat to do so since Franklin D. Roosevelt, who won four consecutive White House races.

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