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Barack Obama Elected President

Barack Obama Elected President

Democrat Barack Obama was elected as the first black president of the United States of America on Tuesday night.

The 47-year-old senator from Illinois defeated Republican Sen. John McCain. Officials said voters came out in record numbers on Election Day — 130 to 140 million people.

The crowd is going wild in Grant Park in Chicago, where Obama will give his first public speech as president-elect.

Obama will be sworn in as the 44th President on January 20, 2009.

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  • christine x3

    first!

  • bdj

    Obama\Biden 2008
    History has been made
    God Bless America

  • lallalalala

    BOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!

  • Shir

    AWESOME! God bless him :)

  • Slamgrl

    Yay!!!!

  • http://www.yahoo.com madison

    Yeah! Im sooooooooooooooooooooo happy!!!!!!!!!!!! OBAMA!!!!!!!!!!

  • E

    GOBAMA! :)

  • sus

    booooooooooooo!!! go mccain!!!

  • Slamgrl

    Woo Hoo!

  • Aly

    Yaaaaaaayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • sheryl

    I’m SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
    Happy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    It’s so great to have a person I really wanted to win be president.

  • ANDREA

    YEAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHH!!!
    IM SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO HAPPYYYYYYYYYYYYYY!!!!

  • http://BNCVJNGFKLMFGT DKGKLDFJNLSDKF

    YAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    IF I WOULD OF BEEN 18 I WOULD OF VOTED FOR HIM BUT IM 17

  • crazy for jb

    yay!!!
    congrats mr. president!!

  • gina

    Congratulations to him, and may he bring forth the change we need for this country.

    http://celebritytoday.today.com/

  • sus

    boo obama is gay

  • mike

    LISTEN OBAMA WON!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! THE REPUBLICANS WILL GO ON HATING BUT OH FUCKING WELL…………….HE WON……go on hating and bashing him but in the end we still won!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :)

  • Theresa

    YES!!! YES WE CAN!”!! OBAMANIA!!! Thank you.

  • tina

    wohooooooooooooooooo OBama 08, we need change!!

  • Anabriana

    ALL I HAVE TO SAY IS.

    THANK GOD!!! I’M SOOOO HAPPY!
    Barack Obama you have saved people from a mess of republican drama. THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR RUNNING!
    WE LOVE YOU!!!

  • Here’s The Deal

    I can’t even express how happy I am!!!!!!!!!!!

    It doesn’t matter if you agree with his policies or not. History has just been made, and that is……amazing.

    GO OBAMA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • indoisajdoi

    WOOOOOO!! YES WE CAN AMERICA!! AND WE DID IT.

    OBAMA I LOVE YOU!!!!!!! WOOOOOOOO

  • ivy

    tragedy

  • ObAMA1

    Yesssssssssssssssssssssss!

    President-elect Obama! Sounds great. Thank you America, you have redeemed my faith in you.

  • crazy for jb

    If I am an american I would vote for him!!
    yay! Im so happy!!
    Go OBAMA!

  • Odaia

    from Argentina, i’m happy he won
    this election was not only important for the US, it was important for the whole world
    let’s hope that big changes come
    and that they are good!

  • bumblebeeeeeee

    THIS IS AN INCREDIBLE MOMENT IN UNITED STATES HISTORY. CONGRATS BARACK OBAMA THE 44TH PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES

  • ina

    OBAMA IS OUR PRESIDENT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Sharon D.

    WOW!!! It’s finally the end of the Bush/Clinton 20 year presidential run!!!!!!

  • THANK GOD

    All I Can Say Is YYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH.
    America is not as dumb as the world think we are. We finally made the right choice
    God Bless America

  • this sucks.

  • Brittny

    THANK YOU JESUS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! OBAMA ’08 LOVES IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • sweetie

    Congrats! Woohoo!

    God Bless America!! :-)

  • irene

    a very low dark moment in U.S. History and God bless us all because as Biden said he will be tested and I also feel something bad will happen.

  • alexanderina

    CONGRATS TO OUR PRESIDENT ELECTED BARACK OBAMA!!!

    I AM SO HAPPY AND EXCITE.

  • Angie

    From Costa Rica. This is wonderful! I’m very happy about this. Congratulations America!

  • marisa

    PUKE!
    this man is a disgrace as our new leader of our country.
    now let’s all watch as we see him screw our nation up even more than it already is. he is a cocky bastard. screw you obama.

  • nicole

    america is now completely ruined

  • darnyl

    Awsome. Elesabeth Hasselbeck, what are ya gonna say now?

  • k

    this is so gay. why????!?!?!!?!? yeah, thanks, America…this country is gonna fall. hope you like seeing more abortions and gay marriages in the world cuz that’s what’s gonna happen.

  • haha

    he won because of emotional votes. Stupid ppl didnt realize Republican or Democrat the economy will get better again and years from now it will get bad again.

    Simple economics ppl. Didnt some of you study Econ?

  • Olivia

    i am over joyed with obama winning the election. i was scared to have mccain, and especially palin, as the president and vice pres. of the usa.
    i am not african american, but i am so very happy for the entire african american race. this has been a long time coming, and thank god it’s finally here. i’m sure martin luther king jr. would be very proud. congrats obama, i feel very safe to have you as my/our president. here’s to a great -8- years!

  • ace

    yeay..history is made=)

    -greetings from singapore

  • Morgan

    YEA!!!!!!! THESE NEXT 4 YEARS ARE GONNA BE FREAKIN AWESOME!!!!!

  • emilie

    YES YES YES YES YESSSSS!
    sooooo happy:D

  • nina

    OBAMA bby! all the way.

  • weeerd.

    welcome to hell, america! =D

  • mandy3540

    totally cried when i saw jesse jackson crying!

  • http://BNCVJNGFKLMFGT DKGKLDFJNLSDKF

    YEA NO MORE STUPID SARAH PALIN

  • lylian

    Congratulations America.

    This is really something that America should be very very proud of.

    I cannot off hand, think of a single country in the world where a person from a minority group, let alone, a group which had up until the 1970s, been discriminated against under the LAW, can rise up to be the democratically elected president of that country. Not France, or the UK or Germany or any place in Europe or Asia.

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