US President Barack Obama thanked his supporters after being re-elected on Tuesday. Speaking at his headquarters in Chicago, Obama said, "We are an American family and we rise as one nation."
US President Barack Obama also congratulated Republican Mitt Romney for 'hard campaigning'. "I spoke to Romney and congratulate him for a hard campaign," Obama said. "I hope to sit down with Mitt Romney in the future to help move the country forward," the President added.
Stressing on his determination to improve the economy, Obama said, "I return to the White House more determined and inspired than ever." "In the coming weeks and months I am looking forward to reaching out and meeting with leaders of both parties to tackle economic challenges," Obama said.