Democrats win while Marijuana vote raises questions for B.C.

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The Democrats remain in the White House. Obama defeated his Republican challenger Mitt Romney, winning both the popular vote and the electoral college. The situation in the U-S Congress remains relatively unchanged. The Democrats will keep their majority in the Senate, while the Republicans will remain in control of the House of Representatives. And in Washington State, voters made their own historic decision Tuesday night. They decided to legalize and tax small amounts of marijuana. Pot advocates in B.C. say the pressure is now on in B.C. to follow suit.

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