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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.

Voting Day in Philly: Historic and Proud

SaraKay Smullens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
SaraKay Smullens

Without exception the people we took to the polls carried the elegance of the history they knew they were making.

The Alison Effect

John Koch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Koch

My sister lives in Jacksonville, Florida, one of the more conservative cities in the state. Alison is a registered Republican and has voted that way every four years. Now she is voting for Obama.

Every Morning Voting in Rural VA

Adrienne Birecree | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Adrienne Birecree

My husband and I got up at 5am this morning so we would be at our polling place before it opened at 6am. We definitely knew where we were going. If w...

Obama Victory Scenes: Grant Park Reacts (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Scenes from Barack Obama's victory celebration in Grant Park ...

Sam Stein

Obama Backers Confront The Elements, The Fringe, The Sign Thieves | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Send us your Election Day stories here. Read letters from HuffPost readers at our On The Ground page. Here are two of the more colorful emails from O...

Obama Needs You!

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Schaeffer

Voters in many places are either being prevented from voting, tricked into fearful silence or otherwise hindered. So the only safe option for our country is a landslide victory for Obama!

McCain Volunteers Working Hard in Philly

The Ballot Box | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Ballot Box

McCain's Center City headquarters are located in the heart of Philadelphia's Chinatown. Here and elsewhere in this Democratic-leaning city, support fo...

AP Poll: Obama Supporters Gleeful, McCain's Glum

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) -- That smiling guy walking down the street? Odds are he's a Barack Obama backer. The grouchy looking one? Don't ask, and don't necess...

Election Results Will Devastate Half the Country

Judy Muller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Judy Muller

On November 5th, one of these two candidates is going to have to take the devastated, bruised, outraged feelings of millions of Americans and make them believe that they still have a vital voice in this democracy.

Winners: Top Ten HuffPost Reader Blogs for Obama

Joyce McFadden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joyce McFadden

Barack challenges us to be active agents in the decision. His invitation, his challenge to take our destiny in our own hands, is why I support Barack Obama.

People From Across America Discuss Why They're For Obama (VIDEO)

Local Voices For Obama | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The blog "Local Voices for Obama" is presenting a series of videos featuring people from all across America speaking about who they are and why they'r...

Grab a Piece.

Daniel Chun | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Chun

Obama supporters, it's time to come to grips with the fact that our guy might win. If he does, November 4th will be amazing. But it'll be much more amazing if you feel like you played a role.

Obama Supporters' Tires Slashed In North Carolina

Talking Points Memo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Still more ugliness and hostility on the campaign trail, courtesy of North Carolina's Fayetville Observer: Someone slashed the tires of at least 30 ...

Cesar Chavez at the Root of Obama's Campaign: Grassroots Latino Voter Outreach

Randy Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Randy Shaw

If Barack Obama's campaign wins on November 4th, LA should be identified as the birthplace of the grassroots voter outreach strategy that dramatically changed the political course of the US.

Stop Demonizing The Other Side's Supporters

Lara M. Gardner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Lara M. Gardner

We have gotten to the point where we take hideous and superior delight in the stumbles on the other side, react in anger at the latest new lies, and laugh and point fingers at angry right-wingers screaming and acting like lunatics.

Raising Money Where Your Belief Is

Grande Lum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Grande Lum

There are many people like me who do are not experienced at raising campaign funds, but who are doing so for the first time, because of a newfound belief in politics, Obama and the urgency of the situation.

African Immigrants Pin Hopes On Obama

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A catered fundraiser for Sen. Barack Obama was held recently at Duke's City, an upscale restaurant and bar nestled amid the hip new condominiums in th...

Obamaniacs: Tearful Mother & Daughter Overwhelmed Meeting Obama

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Obama has taken some heat for his patriotism speech in Independence, Missouri -- but not from local supporters, including a mother and daughter who we...

Big Love Trumps Mr. Big

Kate Clinton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Kate Clinton

For Carrie, Samantha, Miranda and Charlotte, the friendship works because they talk. And they forgive each other. Obama and Clinton gals -- let's get it on! And get on with it.

TX Dem Leaders Insist On Unity At State Convention

Off The Bus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Off The Bus

Though this unsanctioned attempt at reconciliation may not have been an unequivocal success, it's clear why state Democratic leaders are worried about a party schism during a year when Texas Democrats have the chance to gain the five seats needed to take back the state house.

VIDEO: Watch Texas Dem Unity Pub Crawl -- Yelling, Finger-Point, "Obama-Rama"

Off The Bus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Off The Bus

But video of the peace talks between the Clinton and Obama supporters meeting at the neutral location of the Austin bar scene shows the unity process ironically involves a lot of yelling, finger-pointing, and immature insults.

Urgent Message to Obama Supporters

Simon Woods | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Simon Woods

It is an unarguable truth that more people have voted for Hillary Clinton than any other candidate in this Primary, or in any Democratic Primary ever. They may not "count," but they will count in November.

Sam Stein

Superdelegates: We Haven't Heard From The Obama Campaign | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

There is a consensus developing around Washington that Barack Obama's presidential campaign is hoping to herd a dozen or so superdelegates into its ca...

Obama, Clinton Supporters Plan For Inevitable Merger

Washington Post | Matthew Mosk and Chris Cillizza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Top fundraisers for Sens. Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama have begun private talks aimed at merging the two candidates' teams, not waiting for...