Cokie Roberts

TV Networks Project Obama Will Win Presidency

(CNN) — CNN projects that Barack Obama will be the nation’s 44th president. Obama will address the country from a rally in Chicago, Illinois, later Tuesday night. The Illinois senator will become the first African-American to win the presidency. Supporters in Chicago cheering, “Yes, we can” were met with cries of “Yes, we did.” Obama’s […]


Barack Obama’s Grandmother Has Died

By HERBERT SAMPLE , Associated Press Last update: November 3, 2008 – 4:08 PM HONOLULU – Barack Obama’s grandmother, whose personality and bearing shaped much of the life of the Democratic presidential contender, has died, Obama announced Monday, 1 day before the election. Madelyn Payne Dunham was 86. Obama announced the news from the campaign […]