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November 10, 2008

A South African in America: what the Obama victory means for us all

Aggregated from: Mandela Rhodes Scholars Blog

Four days later, my heart is still pounding! Hands shaking, butterflies in the stomach — an unfathomable feeling of awe! How can the election of a president in a country of which I am not a citizen have such an indescribable effect on me? The voice inside of me abruptly responds: “How c...

November 7, 2008

Obama to hold press conference today

Aggregated from: England for Obama

His first post-victory press conference, of course. After meeting with his economic advisors in Chicago this morning, President-Elect Barack Obama (let’s say that one more time, shall we?) will be talking to the press at 7.30pm UK time today. ...

November 6, 2008

Australia welcomes Obama, well most

Australian bloggers found their voices after being glued to the media or live-blogging the election for most of Wednesday our time. Kevin Rennie zooms in on reactions from Down Under.

VIVA! OBAMA!

Aggregated from: VISIONSHARE

History is made! Barack Obama's Victory Speech: Yes We Can! (Part 1 of 2) Barack Obama's Victory Speech: Yes We Can! (Part 2 of 2) ...

Why McCain Lost - An Occasional List

Aggregated from: Prem Panicker

A New York Times article announcing the result has this bit at the end: Reflecting the intensity of the two candidates, Mr. McCain and Mr. Obama took a page from what Mr. Bush did in 2004 and continued to campaign after the polls opened. Mr. McCain left his home in Arizona after voting early Tue...

November 5, 2008

Iraq responds: OBAMAAAAAAA!!!! woooohooooo. Wow!!!

So says Neurotic Iraqi Wife. Overall Iraqi blogs were positive toward president elect Obama, but not all bloggers were happy. Salam Adil rounds up Iraqi reactions to the American presidential election.

How the World Rejoices to an Obama Administration?

As Barack Obama spoke to the American people as the President-Elect of the United States, many bloggers throughout the world were reveling in what can now be called a historic election. What will four years of President Obama bring to the U.S.? How will American now interact with the rest of the world?

President-Elect Barack Obama: The blogosphere reacts

After a long election campaign and an equally taxing Election Day, the results are finally in: Barack Obama will be the next President of the United States. After following this election for so long, the international blogosphere is now ready with its critique of the new President.

obamessiah wins

Aggregated from: Dr Roy's Thoughts

I am disappointed but not surprised. It is interesting that popular vote was much closer than many of the pollsters had it. It doesn't look like the dems will get 60 in the senate, though they may get close. I am saddened that Libby Dole has lost her senate seat. I'm still waiting to see if Murtha ...

Obama is to be the 44th President

Aggregated from: Kiwiblog

Dead on 5 pm, when the eastern polls close, the TV networks have called the race for Obama, with 287 electoral votes in the bag - 17 more than needed. He is the President-Elect of the United States and on the 20th of January 2009 will become the 44th President of the United States. I predict he will...