Backstage With Obama on Election Night

View historic photo essay of moments just before Obama claimed victory.

Behind the Scenes With Obama on Election Night

Behind the Scenes with Obama on Election Night
Behind the Scenes with Obama on Election Night
Behind the Scenes with Obama on Election Night
Behind the Scenes with Obama on Election Night
Behind the Scenes with Obama on Election Night
Behind the Scenes with Obama on Election Night
Behind the Scenes with Obama on Election Night
Behind the Scenes with Obama on Election Night
Behind the Scenes with Obama on Election Night
Behind the Scenes with Obama on Election Night
Behind the Scenes with Obama on Election Night
Winning candidate Barack Obama speaks on his cell phone as his wife, Michelle; her mother, Marian Robinson; her brother, Craig Robinson; and their daughters, Malia, 10, and Sasha, 7, watch television coverage at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Chicago, Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008. (Courtesy of Obama for America)
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