AP PHOTOS: Election winners and losers

November 7, 2012 - 6:32 PM
Murphy 2012

Newly elected Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy celebrates his win with wife Cathy Holahan Murphy over Republican Linda McMahon in Hartford, Conn., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

The winners try not to gloat and the losers try to put up a brave front. But you don't need to hear their post-election speeches to know whether these candidates were celebrating or conceding on election night. It's written all over their faces.

Here is a look at AP photos of some of the most expressive candidates: