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It's official: Obama the Democratic presidential nominee.

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DENVER--In a classy move, Hillary Rodham Clinton, on the convention floor with the New York delegation, just moved to suspend the rules of the convention and nominate Barack Obama the 2008 Democratic presidential nominee. Illinois yielded its turn--and the traditional role of putting the homestate nominee over the top--in order to let the New York delegates--and Clinton--have the honor.

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BARACK OBAMA AND JOE BIDEN ALL THE WAY TO THE TOP!
THANK YOU MEN FOR SPEAKING ON MY BEHALF AND ALL
AMERICANS THAT REALLY WANT A CHANGE!
I'M PROUD TO BE AN AMERICAN!
I'M PROUD TO BLOG FOR BARACK OBAMA AND JOE BIDEN!

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