Mitt Romney and President Obama shake hands after Monday's debate at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)
ATLANTA -- For many Americans, Tuesday's election was no joking matter. It was either a moment of unbridled joy or perhaps bitter disappointment as the country returned President Barack Obama to the White House for a second term.
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But whether intentional or not, the media's marathon election night coverage produced a few humorous and eyebrow-raising moments.
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From Diane Sawyer to Brian Williams to Jon Stewart, we found there was room for a little levity even on election night.