Republican candidate Joni Ernst winning the U.S. Senate race on Election Day stole a lot of this week’s headlines, but plenty happened in the news world this week. Many New Yorkers participated in the NYC Marathon, the Day of the Dead was celebrated in Mexico, and the unrest continues in Syria. Here are some of the best news images brought to us by hardworking photojournalists all over the globe.WARNING: Graphic images
“Take him out of the House and put him back in the kitchen.”
Millions of Americans voted in boring schools and court houses on Tuesday. But a lucky few got to cast their ballot in these oddball places (many of them in Chicago).
“It was better for us not to create a distraction from a celebrity for other voters,” said the elections director in Usher’s Georgia neighborhood.
The president looks to put his digital arm to use in his second term and beyond.
Hank the Cat, a Maine coon who ran on a platform of “Jobs, Animal Rescue/Spay & Neuter programs, and Positive Campaign Reform” received 6,000 votes in Virginia’s Senate election. A purrrfect election result.
These politicians will be out of work in January.
Remember before the election when Will Ferrell said he would do anything to get you to vote? This guy voted, now he wants to collect.
Four years later, the passion thrives.
Her clothes are among the most documented of anyone ever. While it’s almost hard to imagine the obsession continuing for another four years, so it shall.
She’s journaling, posing, and wearing earrings.
An emotional election night for fans of the president.
The 51st state? The most overlooked vote of 2012.
“Today was Pearl Harbor.”
President’s reelection greeted with anger at deep South college campus.
Oh if only we had charts and graphs to show we knew Ann would wear red and Paul Ryan would wear baggy!
Here are the most conciliatory and statesmanlike moments from Mitt Romney’s very patriotic speech.
The former Bush guru’s Fox News meltdown was amazing television.
The progressive champion takes office 50 years after Teddy Kennedy was elected. “A repudiation of Citizens United and unfettered greed, a repudiation to people who think it’s alright to undo the regulations on Wall Street,” says Kerry.
Tammy Baldwin defeated former Gov. Tommy Thompson to become the first out LGBT person — and a “proud … Wisconsin progressive” — in the U.S. Senate.
The Washington we deserve, if not the one we need.
Davis steadfast in his newfound Republicanism.
“Donald Trump, who has driven well past the last exit to relevance and peered into something closer to irresponsible here, is tweeting tonight.”
A second term “frees him to be who he is,” says one longtime supporter. Bundlers, contest winners, and Ben LaBolt can finally get some rest.
He leans over a burger. If you don’t know what that means then maybe you’ve never really eaten a burger.
Probably time to sign off for the night. This is a felony, btw.
Based on the most important indicator, of course.
UPDATED: Maine and Maryland approved marriage equality measures, and a third is leading in Washington. The amendment to ban same-sex couples from marrying lost in Minnesota as well.
#nofilter #tipsy So many instagrammy booze pics!!