U.S Senator Barack Obama

The long road to the White House

  Barack Obama’s two-year journey to his historic election encompassed fist bumps and bowling balls, controversies and celebrations.

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America's voting experiences

From across the nation, users share their Election Day 2008 voting experiences.


NBC: Obama wins

Barack Obama shattered more than 200 years of history Tuesday night by winning election as the first African-American president of the United States. Full story

McCain concedes, urges unity with Obama
How Obama won the White House
NBC's First Read on politics
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What do you remember about the '08 election?
Tom Brokaw

NBC News’ Tom Brokaw is serving as interim moderator of “Meet the Press” through the 2008 presidential election.

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The next White House
Barack Obama's biography
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