Citizen Fall

Presidential Election Live Blog: The scene at Chicago’s Grant Park

Posted in Politics by ryedog on November 5, 2008

Chicago Tribune Photo

As Barack Obama continues to pad his lead on his way to the necessary 270 electoral votes, the vibe at his hometown Chicago’s Grant Park has only intensified as his victory has become increasingly probable.

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All photos courtesy of the Chicago Tribune

As jubial as the scene has been for a majority of the night in Chicago, the mood in Arizona, at Senator McCain’s headquarters, has been one of desperation.  Shortly after 10 ET, Republican officials at McCain’s side all but conceded the election.

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