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Barack Obama Becomes Nation’s 44th President

Last night, Democratic Presidential Candidate Barack Obama (D-Ill.) was elected as the 44th President of the United States, earning 349 Electoral Votes at this point in time. Paying homage to the state of Illinois, Obama delivered his acceptance speech to a crowd of more than 225,000 supporters in Chicago’s Grant Park. The video of the speech is provided below.

Additionally, you can view the transcript of his speech here.

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