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The 44th President of the United States of America

The next President of the United StatesIn a vote of historic proportions yesterday, Senator Barack Obama became President-Elect of the United States of America with a 52% majority in the popular vote, and more than 349 electoral votes. Over two years of campaigning was resolved with a record voter turnout, as the Republican candidate John McCain conceded graciously at 11:20 pm eastern last night. With such a high level of interest and attention, there have been millions of words written and photographs taken of the candidates over the past year. Here is a collection of some of the best photos of President-Elect Barack Obama over the past several months.

Click this LINK to check out the photos on the Boston.com website.

YES. WE. DID!!

What an exciting & historic presidential election night! The first one I've ever paid close attention to in fact. It started out as a close contest (or so it seemed), and then swiftly devolved into an out-an-out absolute DRUBBING of the McCain/Palin presidential ticket by Obama/Biden.

I was in shock when I got the pronouncement while watching Comedy Central's coverage that Obama had won. I kept waiting for the punchline for a few seconds, then quickly switched to CNN to see if they were pulling my leg. Now, it's not like I never expected Barack to win, but I was half expecting some drawn-out process -- perhaps even having to wait for the last state's results before he was declared the winner...

Instead Barack Obama, his staff, and NUMEROUS campaign supporters delivered an impressive 364-163 electoral vote landslide victory. In the popular vote the winning margin was approximately 7.97 million.

I am so happy that one of the most important nations on this planet finally…