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Ajay Narayan cheers after a television network calls the race for US President Barack Obama during the Nevada State Democrats' election night party at the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas on Tuesday. Sam Morris / Las Vegas Sun via Reuters
The strength of US President Barack Obama's handling of Hurricane Sandy and the devastation it caused to the East Coast last week helped him across the finish line, some commentators believe. And it raised a topic that was conspicuous by its absence during the campaign - climate change.