– Former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice
Americans can take pride in last night's peaceful exercise of our democratic right to choose those who will lead us. We are one country, united in our beliefs and our values.
Let us pray for wisdom and courage for our President and all who were elected to office last night. God Bless America.
Reaction from around the world as Barack Obama secures a second term in the White House, defeating Republican Mitt Romney.