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<p>Supporters await the arrival of Senator Barack Obama during his election night rally in Chicago, November 4, 2008. REUTERS/Jim Young </p>

Supporters await the arrival of Senator Barack Obama during his election night rally in Chicago, November 4, 2008. REUTERS/Jim Young

Supporters await the arrival of Senator Barack Obama during his election night rally in Chicago, November 4, 2008. REUTERS/Jim Young

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<p>Supporters of Senator Barack Obama gather for his election night rally in Chicago, November 4, 2008. REUTERS/Jim Bourg </p>

Supporters of Senator Barack Obama gather for his election night rally in Chicago, November 4, 2008. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

Supporters of Senator Barack Obama gather for his election night rally in Chicago, November 4, 2008. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

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<p>Supporters of Senator Barack Obama react to news of election victory for Obama at his election night rally in Chicago November 4, 2008. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton </p>

Supporters of Senator Barack Obama react to news of election victory for Obama at his election night rally in Chicago November 4, 2008. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Supporters of Senator Barack Obama react to news of election victory for Obama at his election night rally in Chicago November 4, 2008. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

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<p>Supporters cheer and wave American flags as they hear that Senator Barack Obama is projected to win the election during his election night rally in Chicago, November 4, 2008. REUTERS/Jim Young </p>

Supporters cheer and wave American flags as they hear that Senator Barack Obama is projected to win the election during his election night rally in Chicago, November 4, 2008. REUTERS/Jim Young

Supporters cheer and wave American flags as they hear that Senator Barack Obama is projected to win the election during his election night rally in Chicago, November 4, 2008. REUTERS/Jim Young

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<p>President-elect Senator Barack Obama (L) comes onto the stage with his two daughters, Sasha (2nd L) and Malia (2nd R), and his wife Michelle to speak to supporters during his election night rally after being declared the winner of the 2008 U.S. Presidential Campaign in Chicago, November 4, 2008. REUTERS/Jim Young </p>

President-elect Senator Barack Obama (L) comes onto the stage with his two daughters, Sasha (2nd L) and Malia (2nd R), and his wife Michelle to speak to supporters during his election night rally after being declared the winner of the 2008 U.S....more

President-elect Senator Barack Obama (L) comes onto the stage with his two daughters, Sasha (2nd L) and Malia (2nd R), and his wife Michelle to speak to supporters during his election night rally after being declared the winner of the 2008 U.S. Presidential Campaign in Chicago, November 4, 2008. REUTERS/Jim Young

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<p>President-elect Senator Barack Obama arrives to speak to supporters with his wife Michelle (L) and their children Malia (2nd L) and Sasha (2nd R) during his election night rally after being declared the winner of the 2008 U.S. Presidential Campaign in Chicago, November 4, 2008. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn </p>

President-elect Senator Barack Obama arrives to speak to supporters with his wife Michelle (L) and their children Malia (2nd L) and Sasha (2nd R) during his election night rally after being declared the winner of the 2008 U.S. Presidential Campaign...more

President-elect Senator Barack Obama arrives to speak to supporters with his wife Michelle (L) and their children Malia (2nd L) and Sasha (2nd R) during his election night rally after being declared the winner of the 2008 U.S. Presidential Campaign in Chicago, November 4, 2008. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

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<p>Democratic President-elect Senator Barack Obama waves during his election night rally in Chicago November 4, 2008. Obama captured the White House on Tuesday after an extraordinary two-year campaign, defeating Republican John McCain to make history as the first black to be elected U.S. president. REUTERS/Jason Reed </p>

Democratic President-elect Senator Barack Obama waves during his election night rally in Chicago November 4, 2008. Obama captured the White House on Tuesday after an extraordinary two-year campaign, defeating Republican John McCain to make history as...more

Democratic President-elect Senator Barack Obama waves during his election night rally in Chicago November 4, 2008. Obama captured the White House on Tuesday after an extraordinary two-year campaign, defeating Republican John McCain to make history as the first black to be elected U.S. president. REUTERS/Jason Reed

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<p>President-elect Senator Barack Obama hugs his wife Michelle following his speech during his election night rally after being declared the winner of the 2008 U.S. Presidential Campaign in Chicago November 4, 2008. REUTERS/Jim Young </p>

President-elect Senator Barack Obama hugs his wife Michelle following his speech during his election night rally after being declared the winner of the 2008 U.S. Presidential Campaign in Chicago November 4, 2008. REUTERS/Jim Young

President-elect Senator Barack Obama hugs his wife Michelle following his speech during his election night rally after being declared the winner of the 2008 U.S. Presidential Campaign in Chicago November 4, 2008. REUTERS/Jim Young

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<p>President-elect Senator Barack Obama speaks to supporters during his election night rally after being declared the winner of the 2008 U.S. Presidential Campaign in Chicago, November 4, 2008. REUTERS/John Gress </p>

President-elect Senator Barack Obama speaks to supporters during his election night rally after being declared the winner of the 2008 U.S. Presidential Campaign in Chicago, November 4, 2008. REUTERS/John Gress

President-elect Senator Barack Obama speaks to supporters during his election night rally after being declared the winner of the 2008 U.S. Presidential Campaign in Chicago, November 4, 2008. REUTERS/John Gress

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<p>President-elect Senator Barack Obama speaks to supporters during his election night rally after being declared the winner of the 2008 U.S. Presidential Campaign in Chicago November 4, 2008. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton </p>

President-elect Senator Barack Obama speaks to supporters during his election night rally after being declared the winner of the 2008 U.S. Presidential Campaign in Chicago November 4, 2008. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

President-elect Senator Barack Obama speaks to supporters during his election night rally after being declared the winner of the 2008 U.S. Presidential Campaign in Chicago November 4, 2008. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

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<p>President-elect Senator Barack Obama speaks to supporters during his election night rally after being declared the winner of the 2008 U.S. Presidential Campaign in Chicago, November 4, 2008. REUTERS/Jim Bourg </p>

President-elect Senator Barack Obama speaks to supporters during his election night rally after being declared the winner of the 2008 U.S. Presidential Campaign in Chicago, November 4, 2008. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

President-elect Senator Barack Obama speaks to supporters during his election night rally after being declared the winner of the 2008 U.S. Presidential Campaign in Chicago, November 4, 2008. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

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<p>Democratic President-elect Senator Barack Obama gives his victory speech during his election night rally in Chicago November 4, 2008. Obama captured the White House on Tuesday after an extraordinary two-year campaign, defeating Republican John McCain to make history as the first black to be elected U.S. president. REUTERS/Jason Reed </p>

Democratic President-elect Senator Barack Obama gives his victory speech during his election night rally in Chicago November 4, 2008. Obama captured the White House on Tuesday after an extraordinary two-year campaign, defeating Republican John McCain...more

Democratic President-elect Senator Barack Obama gives his victory speech during his election night rally in Chicago November 4, 2008. Obama captured the White House on Tuesday after an extraordinary two-year campaign, defeating Republican John McCain to make history as the first black to be elected U.S. president. REUTERS/Jason Reed

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<p>President-elect Senator Barack Obama (L) and Vice President-elect Senator Joe Biden (D-DE) wave to supporters at their election night rally after being declared the winner of the 2008 U.S. Presidential Campaign in Chicago November 4, 2008. REUTERS/Jim Bourg </p>

President-elect Senator Barack Obama (L) and Vice President-elect Senator Joe Biden (D-DE) wave to supporters at their election night rally after being declared the winner of the 2008 U.S. Presidential Campaign in Chicago November 4, 2008....more

President-elect Senator Barack Obama (L) and Vice President-elect Senator Joe Biden (D-DE) wave to supporters at their election night rally after being declared the winner of the 2008 U.S. Presidential Campaign in Chicago November 4, 2008. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

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<p>Supporters of Democratic presidential nominee Senator Barack Obama cheer during his election night rally in Chicago November 4, 2008. REUTERS/Jim Bourg </p>

Supporters of Democratic presidential nominee Senator Barack Obama cheer during his election night rally in Chicago November 4, 2008. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

Supporters of Democratic presidential nominee Senator Barack Obama cheer during his election night rally in Chicago November 4, 2008. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

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<p>Democratic President-elect Senator Barack Obama along with wife Michelle (R) and daughters Sasha (2nd L) and Malia celebrate his election night victory rally in Chicago November 4, 2008. Obama captured the White House on Tuesday after an extraordinary two-year campaign, defeating Republican John McCain to make history as the first black to be elected U.S. president. REUTERS/Jason Reed </p>

Democratic President-elect Senator Barack Obama along with wife Michelle (R) and daughters Sasha (2nd L) and Malia celebrate his election night victory rally in Chicago November 4, 2008. Obama captured the White House on Tuesday after an...more

Democratic President-elect Senator Barack Obama along with wife Michelle (R) and daughters Sasha (2nd L) and Malia celebrate his election night victory rally in Chicago November 4, 2008. Obama captured the White House on Tuesday after an extraordinary two-year campaign, defeating Republican John McCain to make history as the first black to be elected U.S. president. REUTERS/Jason Reed

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<p>President-elect Senator Barack Obama waves with his wife Michelle (R) during his election night rally after being declared the winner of the 2008 U.S. Presidential Campaign in Chicago, November 4, 2008. REUTERS/Jeff Haynes </p>

President-elect Senator Barack Obama waves with his wife Michelle (R) during his election night rally after being declared the winner of the 2008 U.S. Presidential Campaign in Chicago, November 4, 2008. REUTERS/Jeff Haynes

President-elect Senator Barack Obama waves with his wife Michelle (R) during his election night rally after being declared the winner of the 2008 U.S. Presidential Campaign in Chicago, November 4, 2008. REUTERS/Jeff Haynes

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<p>President-elect Senator Barack Obama (L), his wife Michelle and Vice President-elect Senator Joe Biden (R) and wife Jill wave to supporters after speaking at the election night rally after being declared the winner of the 2008 U.S. Presidential Campaign in Chicago, November 4, 2008. REUTERS/Jim Bourg </p>

President-elect Senator Barack Obama (L), his wife Michelle and Vice President-elect Senator Joe Biden (R) and wife Jill wave to supporters after speaking at the election night rally after being declared the winner of the 2008 U.S. Presidential...more

President-elect Senator Barack Obama (L), his wife Michelle and Vice President-elect Senator Joe Biden (R) and wife Jill wave to supporters after speaking at the election night rally after being declared the winner of the 2008 U.S. Presidential Campaign in Chicago, November 4, 2008. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

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