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Category Archive: election day

Nov 06 2008

Blue AZ

Lookit my old homestead, would ye? They let me down by voting McCain. They let me down by denying gay marriage rights. But damn if it doesn’t look like they won’t be letting me down for long. El numeros: District 1 Ann Kirkpatrick (D) 56%Sydney Hay (R) 39% District 4 Ed Pastor (D) 72%Doug Karg …

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Nov 05 2008

Change Has Come

Later today, the work of rebuilding this country begins. Right now, savor the moment, and drink deep the inspiration: We can do this, America. Together with the world.

Nov 04 2008

Sinking In. The Numbers Help

I’ve spent most of tonight staring in disbelief at post after post about our victory. It’s almost too much to believe. I should have gone downtown and marched in the streets with many other deliriously happy Obama fans, but I didn’t know about that little event until long after it was over. It’s okay. I’ve …

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Nov 04 2008

President-Elect Barack Obama

Let me say that again: President-Elect Barack Obama. Here’s our President-Elect with First Lady Michelle Obama and First Daughters Sasha and Malia (h/t). And no, I’m not going to get tired of saying “President-Elect Obama” any time soon. Break out the bubbly, my darlings. We did it. The best is yet to come.

Nov 04 2008

Yes We Did

PRESIDENT-ELECT BARACK OBAMA…. At 11 p.m. EST, the networks have called California, Oregon, Washington, and Hawaii for Barack Obama. And with that announcement, Obama will be the 44th president of the United States. Yes. He. Did. Update: I’m not embarrassed to admit that I’m at a loss for words. Eleven months ago today, Obama told …

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Nov 04 2008

First Victories

Obama takes midnight voters by storm: The first results are in for the 2008 general election, with the small village of Dixville Notch, New Hampshire again performing its tradition of having everyone turn out to vote at midnight and then immediately reporting the results. And the count is a real shocker, as just read on …

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Nov 04 2008

This Is The Time

Soon, polls will open. Americans will line up and cast their votes. Many of us will be voting for hope, change, and a future while making history. In light of that, there’s no more fitting song for today than Savatage’s “This is the Time.” I spent a few hours tonight whipping us up a little …

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