I may regret saying this, but there are a handful of assignments I do each year that I would have gladly shot for free, no questions asked. Covering the newsroom of National Public Radio during a presidential election is one of them.
For six hours last night, I was fortunate to witness political journalism being practiced at its highest level by men and women deeply committed to accuracy over speed. I think anyone who sees NPR as the "liberal" media would come away with a very different view if they were able to experience first-hand how decisions are made in real time.
Here's a selection of images from a historic night.