Nets call it for Obama

With polls closed on the West Coast, everyone makes official what had already been clear.

By Alex Koppelman

Published November 5, 2008 4:03AM (EST)

At 11 p.m. EST, the last remaining polls closed, and there was nothing left to hold the major news outlets back from making the call we here at Salon made earlier in the night -- Barack Obama is the next president of the United States.

Alex Koppelman

Alex Koppelman is a staff writer for Salon.

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