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Obama Election Night

PHOTO: The Moment The Presidential Election Ended

Posted 12.07.2012 | Politics

There's now a photo of the moment the 2012 presidential election ended. The White House has released a shot of President Barack Obama, in Chicago, rec...

Fashion Reacts To Obama's Big Win

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver And Brie Dyas | Posted 11.07.2012 | Style

RuPaul gives Mitt Romney a fabulous send-off!

PHOTOS: Michelle Obama Celebrates Barack's Second Election Victory In Style

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 11.08.2012 | Style

Get ready for four more years of FLOTUS fashion...

PHOTOS: History-Making Scenes From 4 Years Ago In Grant Park

Posted 11.05.2012 | Chicago

What a difference four years make. In 2008, an estimated 240,000 people showed up for a historic night in Grant Park when Barack Obama was elected...

An Obama Organizer Looks Back

David Litt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Litt

As I watched President Obama at the signing ceremony today, I thought about Wendy again. She will finally be able to get the healthcare she needs.

2009 Gary Roosevelt High School Commencement Address

Robert D. Patterson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert D. Patterson

I really wanted to help them understand that despite the positive changes in the current political landscape, they will need to be prepared for the inevitable backlash.

How to Spend the Honeymoon

Walden Bello | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Walden Bello

The first 100 days of Obama's presidency will be, in the usual fashion, a honeymoon with the American people.

About That Dress...

Elizabeth Donoghue | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Elizabeth Donoghue

I surprised myself at how seamlessly I went from my speech on breaking racial barriers to a critique of Michelle Obama's outfit as though they were both equally important.

Barack Obama And Sam Cooke on Election Night

Kerry Candaele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kerry Candaele

Bill Ayers was not Barack Obama's touchstone; rather, it was Sam Cooke and his never-ending refrain, Change is gonna come. And now change has arrived, and we embrace it.

Obama Election Night Backstage Photos (SLIDESHOW)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATES: Barack Obama Big News Page The Obama campaign has posted photos on Flickr of the Obama campaign and family on election night, watching th...

Our Fragile Dream

Robert Koehler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Robert Koehler

Barack Obama's victory over John McCain was less important than the growth and strength, or lack thereof, of democracy itself.

Gunfire Mars Some Obama Celebrations

Chicago Sun-Times | Rummana Hussain | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Not everyone behaved themselves when celebrating U.S. President-elect Barack Obama's historic win Tuesday night. Some fired gunshots, a felon accused...

American Beauty

Darin Murphy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Darin Murphy

It's nearly impossible to grasp the sheer gravity of this moment. All watched with gaping mouths, transfixed by pride and disbelief, as Obama appeared for the first time as the next President.

Better Angels of Our Nature

Terry Tillman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Terry Tillman

We had friends from England, Germany and the USA at our house watching the returns last night, and all were celebrating.

The World Breaths a Sigh of Relief as America's Light Goes Back On

Rob Kall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rob Kall

Looking at the faces of the people in the crowd, as Obama gives his first speech as president-elect, I see a hope that beams bright, a hope that does not stop at red or blue state borders.

This Time Must Be Different

Christine Escobar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Christine Escobar

The weather foretold it in Chicago. Rare is it to feel the warmth of southerly winds on an early November night in this city. Rarer still was the occ...

Sam Stein

President Obama: The Significance Of The Moment | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Nearly two years after he announced his intentions to run for the White House, Barack Obama returned to Chicago on Tuesday night, triumphant in his qu...

The Unsung Heroes of Obama's Victory: The United States Secret Service

Stacy Parker Le Melle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stacy Parker Le Melle

Barack Obama, his staff, and his agents were brave enough and smart enough to figure out how to make him as accessible as possible without sacrificing his security.

Voters cite history; Obama says, 'Change can happen'

Christina Bellantoni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christina Bellantoni

After giving his victory speech, Obama briefly talked to donors in an unplanned event that was not open to the press.

The Next First Family Of The United States

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

"I am the son of a black man from Kenya and a white woman from Kansas. I was raised with the help of a white grandfather who survived a Depression to ...

President Obama: Barack Obama Becomes America's 44th President

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

See below for the results of election 2008!Daily Kos Map CNN's Electoral Map Google Map: Follow Presidential, Senate House Races CBS News Elec...

Obama Acceptance Speech: Watch Live

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

UPDATE: READ, WATCH OBAMA SPEECH IN GRANT PARK Follow the scene at Grant Park as Barack Obama addresses the crowd: Click here to wat...

Obama Wins

John Tomasic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John Tomasic

He shocked the nation when he defeated a field of establishment Democrats ten months ago in Iowa and he has run one of the best political campaigns in history.

Obama's Election Day Basketball Game (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Senator Barack Obama continued his election day ritual Tuesday with a two-hour basketball game on Chicago's West Side. Among the players in Obama's g...

Kerry: "Tonight New Dreams Are Born"

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. John Kerry released the following statement in response to Sen. Barack Obama's victory: "Tonight we elected a President who has inspired a major...