Barack Obama has carved his name out in history by becoming the first ever African American President of the United States. Obama defeated his Republican opponent, Senator John McCain last night. He received more than 50 percent of the popular vote, a feat not accomplished by any other Democrat since Jimmy Carter in 1976. Read the rest of this entry »
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Happy Election Day!
You’ve studied the issues, now the only thing left to do is cast your ballot. While you wait for the returns to come in, pass the time with a fun video on “Why we vote.”
Recently, presidential candidates John McCain and Barack Obama released their respective plans to battle cancer. Click on the links below to see what they have to say.
No official cancer plan has been released by any third party candidate.
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Wednesday evening, Senator Hilary Clinton (D-NY) announced that she will officially end her presidential campaign and endorse Senator Barack Obama (D-IL). The former First Lady is expected to address her supporters at an event this Saturday in Washington, DC.
After a hard fought primary by both candidates, Obama on Tuesday night surpassed the number of delegates needed to clinch the Democratic nomination.
The Democrats will now unite against the Republican nominee, Senator John McCain from Arizona.
Senator Barack Obama (D-IL) clinched the Democratic nomination on Tuesday night, making him the first African American to win a major party’s nomination.
Obama locked down the nomination as remaining superdelegates announced their support for the Illinois Senator. “Tonight, I can stand before you and say that I will be the Democratic nominee for President of the United States,” Obama said.