Obama makes history, McCain concedes
CONGRATULATIONS USA, NOW YOU HAVE A PRESIDENT! "Democrat Barack Obama as their first black president, in a transformational election which will reshape US politics and reposition the United States on the world stage."
From Source ABC: Historic result: President-elect Obama will take office with Democrats holding a monopoly in power in Washington. (Reuters: Jason Reed, file photo)
President-elect Obama, 47, will be inaugurated the 44th US president on January 20, 2009, and inherit an economy mired in the worst financial crisis since the 1930s, two wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and a nuclear showdown with Iran.
Television networks projected his victory over Republican John McCain after President-elect Obama solidified traditional Democratic states and cut deep into the Republican territory which his rival needed to control to win the White House.
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