44: The Obama Presidency



Election Day

West Wing sees little national meaning in election results

West Wing aides proclaimed themselves largely unconcerned about what last night's Democratic losses might portend for their boss or his agenda.

Posted on November 4, 2009 at 08:06 AM ET | Comments (87)

Recount Ends in Minnesota Senate Race

The long process of determining the winner in the Minnesota Senate race is nearing its end, as a recount of the votes there wrapped up Friday afternoon.

Posted on December 5, 2008 at 05:41 PM ET | Comments (10)

Salt Lake County, Utah, Goes for Obama

On Tuesday, the official results certified in Salt Lake County, Utah, gave President-elect Barack Obama a 296-vote edge in the county, the most populous in the state.

Posted on November 20, 2008 at 07:45 PM ET | Comments (5)

McCain Takes Missouri

McCain has won Missouri's 11 outstanding electoral votes, taking victory in the state by a fraction of a percent.

Posted on November 19, 2008 at 04:35 PM ET | Comments (21)

The Moment of Victory

By Garance Franke-Ruta President-elect Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, sat down Friday with...

Posted on November 15, 2008 at 04:10 PM ET | Comments (1)

Obama Wins Nebraska Electoral Vote

The election of 2008 came one step closer to formal resolution today, as President-elect Barack Obama won the final ballot count in Nebraska's 2nd Congressional District.

Posted on November 14, 2008 at 08:03 PM ET | Comments (3)

Make That 365: Obama on Track to Pick Up Nebraska Electoral Vote

Obama appears likely to add one more electoral vote to his already decisive total, thanks to a passel of outstanding ballots that were counted today in Nebraska's 2nd Congressional District.

Posted on November 7, 2008 at 07:02 PM ET | Comments (11)

AP Calls North Carolina for Obama

President-elect Barack Obama has won North Carolina, adding 15 electoral votes to his wide victory and a symbolic triumph in a state that hadn't voted for a Democrat in more than a generation.

Posted on November 6, 2008 at 01:01 PM ET | Comments (6)

Live-Blogging the State-by-State Results: Obama Wins

The play-by-play on the leading House, Senate and gubernatorial races, along with presidential race state results and turnout details from across the country.

Posted on November 4, 2008 at 09:31 PM ET | Comments (45)

Chicago Gets Ready for Obama Rally

News organizations that have ponied up hundreds, potentially thousands, of dollars for full access to tonight's election night rally in Grant Park have access to a fully catered breakfast, lunch, dinner and late-night snacks, as well.

Posted on November 4, 2008 at 04:41 PM ET | Comments (5)

Share Your View of the Election

If you're planning to blog, photograph, record or otherwise take note of next week's election,...

Posted on October 30, 2008 at 09:47 AM ET | Comments (20)


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