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February 16, 2009

Thank You, and Goodbye!

Voices without Votes is proud to have worked with so many Global Voices bloggers and friends around the world to provide a global perspective on the U.S. presidential elections in 2008. Special thanks to Reuters for the commission, to Jeremy Clarke who built the website, and Amira al Hussaini who expertly managed a super team of bloggers.

January 20, 2009

Live blogging Obama’s inauguration

Aggregated from: Pickled Politics » United States

I’m in central London right now at an event, with fellow Pickler Leon and will try and live-blog the inauguration. We start with a speech by Trevor Phillips, who is paying homage to Obama only weeks after he slammed Obama in Prospect magazine! Anyway, it’s a day of celebration so I won&#...

Inauguration Video - Live on MSNBC

Aggregated from: England for Obama

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Oops! Cindy Biden Spills the Beans

Aggregated from: VivirLatino

Well I'm guessing Hillary isn't too happy with this: Did you see how red Joe Biden got? Talk about loose lips sink ships.Jill Biden said on the Oprah show that she wanted her husband to be vice president instead of secretary of state, chiefly because it would involve less travel. "If you're secr...

Barack Obama Inaugurated As 44th President of the United States

Aggregated from: Desicritics Category: Politics: US

Barack Obama changed the world and American Politics as he was inaugurated as the 44th President of the United States. Stay tuned as we cover this historic event live. Add your views in the comments. If you'd like to liveblog along with us - send us an email Articles are invited about what you expec...

The best of VwV and the presidential campaign

Less than one year ago, Voices without Votes was created to offer a voice of those who couldn't vote in the U.S. presidential election to those who could. Our exciting journey has reached its final destination with Barack Obama's inauguration today. However, before we say "goodbye," our authors have chosen ...

January 19, 2009

Today, I will mostly be watching Springsteen, Hancock, Taylor and Wonder

Aggregated from: England for Obama

So I managed slightly better today, and woke up at 6am rather than 4am. A friend had emailed me overnight to ask “So, what’s the atmosphere like over there?” My immediate reaction was: “Erm, well, I don’t really know. Because I haven’t been out in the thick of thi...

Everybody loves Barack

Aggregated from: England for Obama

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Cincinnati’s chilly welcome

Aggregated from: SixFifty

slideshowHey, America, I’m back! And I’m pleased to be here.” That’s what I wanted to shout when I arrived at Cincinnati airport on Thursday afternoon. Even the blast of icy air that hit me on disembarking the plane wasn’t going to dim my spirits and stop this next chap...

Cripes

Aggregated from: England for Obama

According to my ex-boyfriend’s mum, who’s in Connecticut and who just called his sister, who just called me: I was just on national American television. I was interviewed by CBS’s London bureau (ooh, don’t you just love that? “London bureau”) last week, over a cof...