Barack Obama giving his acceptance speech, Nov 4th. Photo: Getty Images.The following is a transcript of President-elect Barack Obama's acceptance speech:Barack Obama: This is our chance to answer that call. This is our moment. If there is anyone out there who still doubts that America is a place where all things are possible; who still wonders if the dream of our founders is alive in our time; who still questions the power of our democracy, tonight is your answer.Its the answer told by...Read Full Story
(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images North America) History was made tonight as the United States elected the first black president by voting Barack Obama into office.Television networks began calling the election for Obama at approximately 11 p.m. ET (8 p.m. PT). A large throng of supporters celebrated the Obama victory in Chicago and around the country as it became increasingly obvious that John McCain had no path to victory.Barack Obama will take over the office of president Jan. 20, 2009.Read Full Story
“Obama is surging nationwide, and we’re now seeing that reflected in almost all of the state polls,” noted CNN Senior Political Researcher Alan Silverleib. “Bush’s record low approval ratings have combined with a tanking economy, an unpopular war, an off-balance McCain campaign, and one of the largest fundraising disparities in campaign history to create the perfect political storm."Read Full Story
It's customary for a presidential candidate to kiss as many babies as possible. It's not only cute, it's fantastic publicity. But, with so many babies in the U.S. it's not possible to kiss them all, or is it?SendBarackYourBaby.com is revolutionizing the art of political baby kissing. Not only can Barack Obama kiss every kissable baby, but, as the site states, "When your baby arrives, Barack will give it your choice of a kiss, a hug or hope!" That's awesome! If only I had a baby for Obama to...Read Full Story
Obama's finger is all the buzz today...Check out this video of Obama, and pay special attention to which finger he uses to scratch his face... The crowd busted out laughing because he used his middle finger while also referring to Hillary Clinton:Here is a screenshot of "the finger"And of course Obama's smirk afterwards:Read Full Story
What is driving Obamamania, this upswelling of support for Barack Obama. Now that he has been elected as the 44th president of the United States, will his support remain?