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The former Illinois Senator makes history with his election as the country's first African American president

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'We Have Chosen Hope'

The Barack Obama Era Began with a Massive, Peaceful, Emotional Gathering, a Sober Speech—and Jubilant Celebrations That Went on Till the Wee Hours

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Issue Date:Feb 02, 2009

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