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Obama Victory

South Park Obama Victory Episode Aired Wednesday Night (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

It didn't take long for the notoriously-fast-working folks at South Park to lampoon President-Elect Obama. Last night's episode featured the presiden...

A Moment Which Will Last a Lifetime

Tom D'Antoni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom D'Antoni

From 11 p.m., when I heard Olbermann announce that Obama had won, until the middle of the afternoon today, I have been speechless. Me! I get paid for words.

The Government in Exile: What Obama Can Do for Women

Marie Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marie Wilson

In a campaign whose rallying cry was "change", shifting the status of women in this country by bringing them fully to the tables of power would be a great place to start.

Barack Obama and the World's Highest Hopes

Bill Cusack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Cusack

I feel as if America just took a shower. This country has never felt so clean and fresh and reinvigorated.

Getting to Work

Mike Bonifer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mike Bonifer

Throughout the campaign, this idea of getting down to work told us what kind of person we'd be getting as President.

Bush, Obama To Meet Monday

AP | BEN FELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Bush and Barack Obama on Monday will hold their first substantive talks about the nation's daunting priorities as the tra...

Chicago's 2016 Olympic Bid Improved By Obama Win, Tokyo Insists Frontrunner Status

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

TOKYO, Nov 6 (Reuters) - Tokyo's bid officials insist they still have the edge in the race to host the 2016 Olympics despite Barack Obama's victory in...

Bachmann Praises Obama's Win... Now....

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

After suggesting that Barack Obama had anti-American views in an exchange three weeks ago with MSNBC host Chris Matthews, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Min...

What We Won on Election Day

Sarah van Gelder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sarah van Gelder

Obama ran a campaign of high integrity, focusing on issues that really mattered, showing he could lead the whole country forward -- not pandering, but speaking to our higher selves.

Barack Obama and My Kids

Julie Menin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Julie Menin

Without first acquiring a track record of reaching across the aisle, one of the greatest opportunities to create a modern "New Deal" to help Americans across the country will be lost.

Obama's Crowds Made the Difference

Kelly Nuxoll | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kelly Nuxoll

The reason I voted for Obama had little to do with the candidate and everything to do with the crowd.

Why Some Americans Don't Have Reason to Celebrate

Shaun Jacob Halper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shaun Jacob Halper

Sorry to be the buzz-kill at the liberal victory-party, but this election has been a historic nightmare for millions of gay Americans.

Kennedy, King and Now Obama

Peter J Burns | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Peter J Burns

At Grant Park Obama reminded us of both Martin Luther King, Jr., and John F. Kennedy. I saw Dr. King's Dream come true on that stage. And Kennedy's vision was apparent in Obama's challenge to us. Kennedy and King never promised us a hand out. They promised us a fair shake.

President Obama: Election Night Celebration (SLIDESHOWS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Slideshow of President-Elect Obama with his family On Election Night: More Photos of the Obamas and Bidens celebrating on Election Night: ...

A Note of Caution

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

History will show that Palin's nomination was an abomination, an affront to reason, and an insult to the American people.

Barack Obama is Great Example of American Success

Grant Cardone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Grant Cardone

Regardless of your political beliefs you have to appreciate that this little known man persuaded the citizens of this country to go out and elect him President of the US.

Obama Takes the Reins

Lynne Glasner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Lynne Glasner

Obama's victory ends the nightmare of the last eight years of the Bush Era, during which time the rule of law has taken a back seat to self-interest and aggrandizement of power.

Making it Work

Jake Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jake Goldman

A man plastered in Cynthia McKinney stickers poked me right on the Obama button fixed to my coat. "Hold him accountable. Stop the war," he said and dashed out of the car and up the stairs.

(Watch) In Grant Park on Night History Was Made

John Hubers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John Hubers

It's 12:45 am on the day after everything changed. It changed around 9:45 or so last night when a giant Wolf Blitzer, floating above our heads on t...

Can 'The Daily Show' Survive President Obama?

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- The party accoutrements at Comedy Central's election night party gave the impression that this was an impartial affair. There were, after ...

Hitting the Reset Button on the 21st Century

Mary Lyon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mary Lyon

Maybe we were just behind schedule. Could it be that we simply got a late start launching the real New American Century?

Dear President Obama

David Doody | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David Doody

You have inspired millions of people across the world to believe that their voices matter. Where before they had none, today they have one. And it is loud. And it is clear. And it is spoken through you, President Obama.

Sam Stein

President Obama: The Significance Of The Moment

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

France Celebrates Obama's Big Win

Jessica Roy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jessica Roy

Last night, American expatriates and our interested French brethren gathered to celebrate, drink champagne and dance with their necks craned painfully so as to have an eye constantly on CNN.

World Leaders Congratulate Obama

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

(CNN) -- World leaders rushed to congratulate Democrat Barack Obama on Wednesday following his historic win in the 2008 U.S. presidential election. Th...