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Voters still on edge about economy, possible remedies

In rendering its verdict to stay the course with a president diminished by governing in troubled times, the American electorate reflected the deep divisions defined by a bitter, wildly expensive campaign, exit polls showed.

The survey results reflect a nation beset by a sluggish economy, worried about the future, and sharply split over the policy prescriptions offered by President Obama and challenger Mitt Romney.

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