John McCain's Concession Speech Transcript

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The following remarks were made by John McCain upon conceding the presidential election to Barack Obama. (Pictures from Getty Images)Thank you. Thank you, my friends. Thank you for coming here on this beautiful Arizona evening. My friends, we have -- we have come to the end of a long journey. The American people have spoken, and they have spoken clearly.A little while ago, I had the honor of calling Senator Barack Obama to congratulate him.Please.To congratulate him on being elected the next...Read Full Story

John McCain Gracious in Historic Concession Speech

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(Getty Images)John McCain conceded the 2008 presidential election to Barack Obama at approximately 11:20 p.m. ET (8:20 p.m. PT). Here is an excerpt from his speech.MCCAIN: Thank you. Thank you, my friends. Thank you for coming here on this beautiful Arizona evening.(APPLAUSE)My friends, we have -- we have come to the end of a long journey. The American people have spoken, and they have spoken clearly.A little while ago, I had the honor of calling Senator Barack Obama to congratulate him...Read Full Story