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Obama Wins!…

Tuesday, November 4th, 2008

OBAMA WINS!

 

 

Barack Obama wins presidency, making history

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The Democrat breaks the ultimate U.S. racial barrier with his defeat of Republican John McCain.
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By Mark Z. Barabak
Los Angeles Times
November 4, 2008

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REPORTING FROM LOS ANGELES — Barack Obama, the son of a father from Kenya and a white mother from Kansas, was elected the nation’s 44th president Tuesday, breaking the ultimate racial barrier to become the first African American to claim the country’s highest office.

 

A nation that was founded by slave owners and seared by civil war and generations of racial strife delivered a smashing electoral college victory to the 47-year-old first-term senator from Illinois, who forged a broad, multiracial, multiethnic coalition. His victory was a leap in the march toward equality: When Obama was born, people with his skin color could not even vote in parts of America, and many were killed for trying.   (Click on ‘Continue Reading’ for more)

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President-elect Barack Obama…

Tuesday, November 4th, 2008

CONGRATULATIONS

President-elect Barack Obama!

 

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