VIDEO: Time-lapse of The New York Times' election coverage


On November 4, millions checked The New York Times online for news of the U.S. presidential election. The following is a time-lapse video of the site's election night coverage, and ultimately a large headline proclaiming the win of President-elect Barack Obama.



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