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2008 election headlines from around the country

Tuesday, November 4, 2008 | 10:54 p.m. CST; updated 12:39 a.m. CST, Wednesday, November 5, 2008

The following is a list of online news organizations' headlines about the presidential election:

The Wall Street Journal: 'Obama sweeps to historic victory: Wins in Ohio, Pennsylvania and Florida were key to his victory over McCain; Democrats pick up seats in House and Senate, bolstering their majorities'

The Arizona Daily Star: 'Obama becomes first black president in landslide'

The Arizona Daily Republic: 'Obama stages historic victory; McCain concedes'

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch: 'Obama wins'

The Kansas City Star: 'Obama wins presidency'

The New York Times: 'OBAMA: Racial barrier falls as voters embrace call for chance'

The Washington Post: 'Obama sweeps to victory in history-making campaign'

The Los Angeles Times: 'Obama wins: First African American in highest US office'

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: 'Obama makes history: McCain concedes, Obama to address the nation'

The Detroit Free Press: 'Obama wins! Chicago, Obama's hometown, celebrates'

The Philadelphia Inquirer: 'Obama wins: Nation elects first African-American president'

The Oregonian: 'Obama wins presidency'

The Miami Herald: 'Obama wins presidency'

BBC: 'Obama wins historic US election'

Reuters: 'Obama captures historic White House win'


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