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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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374 Responses to “Barack Obama Elected President”

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  1. 126
    Andrea Says:

    THIS SUCKS!!!

  2. 127
    america Says:

    Im scared so Im just
    praying really hard.

  3. 128
    Congratulations America!!! Says:

    The people have spoken. Now, lets bring this country back together and work toward a fantastic future!!!

  4. 129
    anYWHO Says:

    omg, OBAMA is our new president. Im so glad I voted for the right man!!!

    THIS IS HISTORY!!!! YEAH!!!!!!!!!!

  5. 130
    Dani Says:

    Such a shame some of you cannot be as gracious and supportive as McCain was. This is still your country and is still our country and everyone should be working together to make it better, not throwing around slurs.

  6. 131
    aNDREA Says:

    Yes. McCains concession speak was very eloquently and well spoken. Many blessings and luck to him and his family…

    in other news

    Barack Obama is a Godsend. LETS DO THIS! =)

  7. 132
    adri Says:

    Finally receiving the change we need :)

  8. 133
    ff Says:

    France celebrating??????? 3 years from now they are already controlled by the Muslims. Enjoy your wine while it lasts.

  9. 134
    Gasol_fan16 Says:

    Oh SWEET!!! :D
    Finally! People are smart enough to want a change now! I tried last time. I voted for John Kerry and he did not win!!

    I hope with God’s good speed will be with OBAMA And GOD BLESS AMERICA! :D

  10. 135
    W Says:

    Yay Obama! Finally America decided to make a right
    choice!!

  11. 136
    LAUREN Says:

    He isn’t black! He is bi-racial.

  12. 137
    chey Says:

    WE ARE DOOMED I HATE OBAMA!!!

  13. 138
    OMMMG Says:

    WE ARE ALL SCREWED, BE PREPARED FOR HIM TO RUIN THIS COUNTRY.

  14. 139
    annabelle Says:

    if you only knew how screwed we all are from now on.

  15. 140
    liz Says:

    WOOHOO OBAMA

  16. 141
    hey hey hey... Says:

    November 4 2008, the end of an error.

    From Canada – Congratulations Americans.

    It was time for a CHANGE and yes you rose up to it. Great Job.

    May good things happen to you folks because you deserve good things.

  17. 142
    *****AWESOME!***** Says:

    This is truly an awesome moment in American history. While I may not agree with him, I’m glad John McCain acknowledges the importance of the next 4 years and his willingness to be involved. Congratulations President Elect Barack Obama! Go America!

  18. 143
    jackuhhh Says:

    mccain electors stop being so rude, its mean. yay obamaa =] your gonna make a GREAT president

  19. 144
    Bradley Says:

    I am so happy for Brack Obama.

  20. 145
    lety Says:

    Great day to be American!

    McCain speech was actually one of the best speeches I have ever heard, he should have spoken like that a little more through the election.

    I HOPE TODAY IS THE LAST DAY IN AMERICA THAT WE HEAR BLACK PEOPLE USE RACE AS AN EXCUSE

  21. 146
    boogie Says:

    Congrats Mr Barrack Obama !

    Now….we can all move forward away from the previous 8 years of bad leadership .

  22. 147
    elle Says:

    GOD BLESS AMERICA, GOD BLESS OBAMA!

    America you have made the world so proud, let the work begin but until JAN 20 2009…LET’S CELEBRATE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  23. 148
    fashion smashion Says:

    im moving to canada, after i throw up

  24. 149
    Stephanie Says:

    This is the most incredible election of america history and its happened during our generation!! I’m so happy and so excited for Obama and hope the best for him!! God Bless our 44th president!!

    P.S: ahhhhhh……IM REALLY EXCITED!!!

  25. 150
    Ace tomato Says:

    Alright fellow Conservatives – time for us to accept defeat of our candidate gracefully and support our New President Obama. No matter how we may disagree with his policies and ideology, we owe it to ourselves and to our country to express our opinions with respect, tact and a genuine goal of looking for solutions to problems, not hammering wedges between us.

    I have genuine, rather grave concerns about Obama, but I do think it is wonderful we have a black President. Hopefully, that will shut down that inner voice that burns like a paper cut on the souls and self esteem of a lot of black people in this country, telling them that no matter how far they have come, they will never reach some pinnacles. The race card needs to be retired. We can fight like cats & dogs over what we think this country needs, but what it doesn’t need is for anyone to believe that someone cannot achieve something because they are black.

    Thank you, President Obama, for making that a reality.

    Congrats to all you Obama supporters – while I am not an Obama supporter – I bet it feels really, genuinely great to see him win. Enjoy =)

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