Won't you please close down Guantanamo Bay and release all the detainees who were unlawfully captured...
Barrack Obama, America's first black President, undoubtedly, has made history.
Will he make a difference - to the US, to the world, I wonder? We'll have to wait and see how this guy will turn out -- his oratorical skills, smooth style and good looks aside.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Barack Obama was elected the nation's first black president Tuesday night in a historic triumph that overcame racial barriers as old as America itself.
The son of a black father from Kenya and a white mother from Kansas, the Democratic senator from Illinois sealed his victory by defeating Republican Sen. John McCain in a string of wins in hard-fought — Ohio, Florida, Virginia and Iowa.
A huge crowd in Grant Park in Chicago erupted in jubilation at the news of Obama's victory. Some wept.
McCain called to concede defeat — and the end of his own 10-year quest for the White House.
Obama and his Sen. Joseph Biden of Delaware, will take their oaths of office as president and vice president on Jan. 20, 2009.,
As the Oval Office as leader of a country that is almost certainly in recession, and fighting two long wars, one in Iraq, the other in Afghanistan., Obama will move into the
The popular vote was close, but not the count in the Electoral College, where it mattered most.
There, Obama's audacious decision to contest McCain in states that hadn't gone Democratic in years paid rich dividends.
Obama has said his first order of presidential business will be to tackle the economy. He has also pledged to withdraw most U.S. combat troops from Iraq within 16 months.
Fellow Democrats rode his coattails to larger majorities in both houses of Congress. They defeated incumbent Republicans and won open seats by turn.