UPDATE: Obama prevails despite weak economy, high unemployment

Tuesday, November 6, 2012 | 10:44 p.m. CST; updated 1:14 a.m. CST, Wednesday, November 7, 2012

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama rolled to re-election Tuesday night, vanquishing former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney despite a weak economy that plagued his first term and put a crimp in the middle class dreams of millions.