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
President-elect Barack Obama whispers to future first lady Michelle Obama, as she holds the hand of Jill Biden in Chicago's Grant Park on election night. During his victory speech, Obama called Michelle the "rock of our family" and "the love of my life." (Courtesy of Obama for America)
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