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Obama elected 44th and first black President of US

Posted by Mai on November 5th, 2008

Manila Bulletin Online
Obama elected 44th and first black President of US

WASHINGTON, DC, United States (AP) — Democrat Barack Obama wrote his name indelibly into the pages of American history Tuesday, engineering a social and political upheaval to become the country’s first black president-elect in a runaway victory over Republican John McCain.

Less than an hour after sealing his hold on the White House, Obama, the country’s 44th president, and his wife Michelle stepped onto the stage holding the hands of their two daughters at a massive victory rally in Chicago’s Grant Park.

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