All eyes are on you today United States Of America. It’s Barack Obama vs Mitt Romney. You might not know it and you might not care, but your vote in today’s presidential election can change the course of world politics and ultimately history. I know you don’t care what the rest of the world thinks, just as the rest of the world often doesn’t care what you think. That doesn’t stop you sticking your nose in though, so please allow the rest of the world to stick their noses in too, just for today. We’ll congratulate either winner whatever you choose. Just know miracles do not happen overnight. Good luck.

US Presidential Elections: Obama vs Romney

Chocolates with the faces of Obama and Romney are displayed in a chocolate box in Paris. CHRISTIAN HARTMANN/REUTERS

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Obama smiles while honoring small business award winners in Washington. Kevin Lamarque/REUTERS

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Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney and his wife Ann wave to the crowd at the end of a campaign rally in Nashua. Brian Snyder/REUTERS

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U.S. President Barack Obama arrives at JFK Airport in New York. Jason Reed/REUTERS

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U.S. President Obama lines up a putt on Martha's Vineyard. Jason Reed/REUTERS

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U.S. Republican presidential nominee Romney reclines the seat of his grandson Owen during a tour of his campaign plane in Salt Lake City. Jim Young/REUTERS

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Bush and Mitt Romney pass each other during a fundraiser. REUTERS

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U.S. President Barack Obama runs with his new pet dog Bo on the South Lawn at the White House in Washington. Jim Young/REUTERS

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U.S. President Barack Obama meets with troops at Bagram Air Force Base. Jim Young/REUTERS

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Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney speaks during a campaign rally in Port St. Lucie, Florida. SHANNON STAPLETON/REUTERS

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Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney speaks during a campaign rally in a downpour in Newport News, Virginia. SHANNON STAPLETON/REUTERS

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U.S. President Obama shares a laugh with former President Clinton at a funeral service for U.S. Ambassador Holbrooke at the Kennedy Center in Washington. Jim Young/REUTERS

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Republican presidential nominee Romney kisses a baby after speaking at a campaign rally outside the Cuyahoga Falls Natatorium in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. SHANNON STAPLETON/REUTERS

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U.S. President Barack Obama speaks to a crowd at a campaign event in The Oval at Ohio State University in Columbus. LARRY DOWNING/REUTERS

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Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney speaks during a town hall campaign stop at Ariel Corporation in Mount Vernon, Ohio. SHANNON STAPLETON/REUTERS

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Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney speaks during a campaign stop at Bun's Restaurant in Delaware, Ohio. SHANNON STAPLETON/REUTERS

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U.S. President Obama is joined onstage by first lady Michelle Obama and his daughters Sasha and Malia after accepting the 2012 U.S Democratic presidential nomination in Charlotte. Adrees Latif/REUTERS

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Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney watches the Vice Presidential debate in his hotel room in Asheville, North Carolina. SHANNON STAPLETON/REUTERS

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U.S. President Barack Obama gestures while speaking at an Obama Victory Fund concert at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco. LARRY DOWNING/REUTERS

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U.S. President Obama is handed a baby as he greets supporters after a campaign rally at Elm Street Middle School in Nashua, New Hampshire. JONATHAN ERNST/REUTERS

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People listen to Republican presidential nominee Romney speak during a campaign rally at Shawnee State University in Portsmouth, Ohio. SHANNON STAPLETON/REUTERS

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U.S. Republican presidential nominee Romney and U.S. President Obama speak directly to each other during the second U.S. presidential debate in Hempstead. MIKE SEGAR/REUTERS

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Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney holds baby up after a campaign rally at the Golden Lamb in Ohio. SHANNON STAPLETON/REUTERS

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Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney speaks during a campaign rally at the Golden Lamb in Lebanon. SHANNON STAPLETON/REUTERS

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U.S. President Barack Obama arrives for a campaign rally in Delray. KEVIN LAMARQUE/REUTERS

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A U.S. Secret Service Agent stands at detail behind Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney as he speaks during a campaign rally at the Golden Lamb in Lebanon, Ohio. SHANNON STAPLETON/REUTERS

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U.S. President Barack Obama (L) sits with campaign volunteer Suzanne Stern as he makes calls from a campaign office in Williamsburg. JONATHAN ERNST/REUTERS

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Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney talks to aides enroute to Ronkonkoma. BRIAN SNYDER/REUTERS

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U.S. President Barack Obama steps aboard Air Force One in Williamsburg. JASON REED/REUTERS

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U.S. Republican presidential nominee and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney arrives at a campaign rally in Chesapeake, Virginia. JIM YOUNG/REUTERS

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U.S. President Obama speaks during a campaign rally at Ohio University in Athens. JASON REED/REUTERS

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U.S. President Obama reaches out to greet young girls upon his arrival at JFK Airport in New York. JASON REED/REUTERS

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Aide Garrett Jackson talks to Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney as they are driven to the airport in Toledo. BRIAN SNYDER/REUTERS

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U.S. President Obama sits with Fugate for a briefing about Hurricane Sandy as it threatens the East Coast, at FEMA headquarters in Washington. JONATHAN ERNST/REUTERS

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U.S. Republican presidential nominee and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney arrives at a campaign rally in Daytona Beach, Florida. JIM YOUNG/REUTERS

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Republican presidential nominee Romney and vice-presidential nominee Ryan talk on their campaign plane enroute to Denver. BRIAN SNYDER/REUTERS

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U.S. President Barack Obama arrives at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. LARRY DOWNING/REUTERS

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Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney speaks at a campaign rally in Reno. BRIAN SNYDER/REUTERS

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U.S. President Barack Obama waves to supporters during a campaign rally in Denver. KEVIN LAMARQUE/REUTERS

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U.S. Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney touches the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City. NIR ELIAS/REUTERS

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U.S. President Obama is greeted by Chicago Mayor Emanuel upon Obama's arrival in Chicago. KEVIN LAMARQUE/REUTERS

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Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan wave to the crowd at the conclusion of a campaign rally in North Canton. BRIAN SNYDER/REUTERS

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Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney speaks at a campaign rally in Pensacola. BRIAN SNYDER/REUTERS

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Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney speaks at a campaign rally in Marion. BRIAN SNYDER/REUTERS

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Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney boards his campaign plane in Moline. BRIAN SNYDER/REUTERS

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U.S. President Obama shakes hands with New Jersey Governor Christie after arriving at Atlantic City International airport. LARRY DOWNING/REUTERS

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Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney gives a thumbs up to the cheering crowd as he takes the stage at a campaign rally in Tampa. BRIAN SNYDER/REUTERS

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U.S. President Obama hugs marina owner after it was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy in New Jersey. LARRY DOWNING/REUTERS

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Republican presidential nominee Romney speaks at a campaign rally in Virginia Beach. BRIAN SNYDER/REUTERS

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President Obama arrives at a campaign rally at the College of Southern Nevada in North Las Vegas. STEVE MARCUS/REUTERS

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U.S. Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney speaks at a campaign rally in Etna. BRIAN SNYDER/REUTERS

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Republican presidential nominee Romney carries Levi Vandenberg after plucking him out of the crowd while greeting audience members at a campaign rally in Newington. BRIAN SNYDER/REUTERS

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U.S. President Barack Obama appears with tears on his cheek during remarks at his final presidential campaign rally in Des Moines, Iowa. JASON REED/REUTERS

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Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney pauses while speaking at a campaign rally in Dubuque. BRIAN SNYDER/REUTERS

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U.S. President Obama attends campaign event at the Delta Center in Milwaukee. LARRY DOWNING/REUTERS

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U.S. Republican presidential nominee and former Massachusetts Governor Romney speaks at a campaign rally in Dubuque. JIM YOUNG/REUTERS

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U.S. President Obama talks at the Delta Center in Milwaukee. LARRY DOWNING/REUTERS

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Former U.S. President Bill Clinton introduces U.S. President Barack Obama during a campaign rally in Bristow. JASON REED/REUTERS

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U.S. President Barack Obama is pictured from behind the stage during a campaign rally in Bristow. JASON REED/REUTERS

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U.S. President Obama talks to the media on the Heil Family Farm in Haverhill. Larry Downing/REUTERS

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U.S. President Barack Obama is introduced by former U.S. President Bill Clinton at an election campaign rally in Concord. JASON REED/REUTERS

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Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and his wife Ann gesture to the crowd at a campaign rally in Fairfax. BRIAN SNYDER/REUTERS

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Mitt Romney, U.S. Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts governor, looks over at veteran Nick Popaditch, during a memorial day ceremony held at the Veterans Museum & Memorial Center in San Diego. Denis Poroy/REUTERS

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U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during an election campaign rally at McArthur High School in Florida. JASON REED/REUTERS

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U.S. President Barack Obama reaches to shake hands at the University of Cincinnati. LARRY DOWNING/REUTERS

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Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney pauses while speaking at a campaign rally in Newport News. BRIAN SNYDER/REUTERS

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U.S. President Obama receives a hug from first lady Michelle after she introduced him to speak at bill signing ceremony at the White House in Washington. Kevin Lamarque/REUTERS

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U.S. Republican presidential nominee and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney kisses his wife Ann at a campaign rally in Columbus, Ohio. JIM YOUNG/REUTERS

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U.S. President Obama joins diners at Antonella's Pizzeria in Davenport. KEVIN LAMARQUE/REUTERS

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Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney answers a question from the audience at the Institute of Politics at Saint Anselm College in Manchester. Brian Snyder/REUTERS

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U.S. first lady Michelle Obama hugs her husband President Barack Obama at his final campaign rally in Des Moines, Iowa. JASON REED/REUTERS

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Mitt Romney in flight simulator at campaign stop in Lutz Florida. MIKE SEGAR/REUTERS

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Woman holds head of U.S. President Obama as he greets supporters at a campaign event at Springfield High School in Ohio. LARRY DOWNING/REUTERS

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U.S. President Barack Obama presents the Medal of Freedom to Joe Medicine Crow - High Bird during a ceremony in Washington. Jim Young/REUTERS

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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney (R) pours ketchup on his breakfast as he sits next to supporter Peter Ventura during a breakfast stop at the Senate Coney Island restaurant in Livonia. Rebecca Cook/REUTERS

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U.S. President Barack Obama embraces Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel after a meeting at the G20 Summit of major world economies in Cannes. BPA AGENCY/REUTERS

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Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney shakes hands with Rep. Paul Ryan during the final session of the Republican National Convention in Tampa. Shannon Stapleton/REUTERS

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Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney stands on a chair, steadied by his wife Ann, to address the crowd at a campaign stop at Music Man Square in Mason City. Brian Snyder/REUTERS

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U.S. President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden, along with members of the national security team, receive an update on the mission against Osama bin Laden in the Situation Room of the White House. Ho New/REUTERS

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Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney greets audience members at a campaign stop at Pinkerton Academy in Derry. Brian Snyder/REUTERS

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Businessman and real estate developer Donald Trump greets U.S. Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Governor Romney after endorsing his candidacy for president at the Trump Hotel in Las Vegas. Steve Marcus/REUTERS

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U.S. President Obama talks at campaign event inside very dusty building at the Franklin County fairgrounds in Hilliard. LARRY DOWNING/REUTERS

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U.S. Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Governor Romney walks with some of his grandchildren off his campaign plane in Colorado Springs. Brian Snyder/REUTERS

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U.S. President Barack Obama walks past a pumpjack in Maljamar. JASON REED/REUTERS

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Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Governor Romney speaks at a campaign rally in Knoxville. Brian Snyder/REUTERS

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U.S. President Barack Obama is pictured at an election campaign rally at McArthur High School in Florida. JASON REED/REUTERS

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U.S. Republican presidential nominee Romney and U.S. President Obama shake hands at the conclusion of the final U.S. presidential debate in Boca Raton. JASON REED/REUTERS

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