In the election of Barack Obama, the mood of fear and anger that has gripped our country for eight years seems to have vanished overnight. At least for now.
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I was one of the thousands of purple ticket holders who survived "The Tunnel of Doom on 3rd Street," as it's known to those of us who suffered through the most disappointing day of our lives.
In this historic inauguration, seating is so much on the mind. Some people arrived at the gates just as the last of the guests at the pre-inaugural balls stumbled back in the opposite direction.
The reason I voted for Obama had little to do with the candidate and everything to do with the crowd.
Barack Obama drew a crowd of 100,000 at a rally near the Gateway Arch in St. Louis on Saturday, the AP reports. McCain spent the day campaigning in No...
The speech is a brisk, affecting affair. There are big cheers when Obama talks about nuclear disarmament and dealing with climate change, but the crowd's response to "defeating terror" is noticeably muted.
The Washington Post reports from Obama's rally in Portland, Oregon:
Sen. Barack Obama has seen his share of large crowds over the last 15 months, but...
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