Florida and Colorado add icing to Obama's cake

More red states turn blue as a victory verges on a landslide

By Andrew Leonard

Published November 5, 2008 4:26AM (EST)

Once the networks called the election for Barack Obama when the polls closed in the West, attention somehow gravitated to the cheering crowds in Chicago and New York and Atlanta.

But the victory celebration continues. Colorado and Florida are now counted in the Obama bank.

Andrew Leonard

Andrew Leonard is a staff writer at Salon. On Twitter, @koxinga21.

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