And this is his victory speech to the hundreds of thousands who turned out at the celebration in Grant Park (from internet ye...). He spoke just before midnight, joined by his family onstage before he began.
"If there is anyone out there who still doubts that America is a place where all things are possible; who still wonders if the dream of our founders is alive in our time; who still questions the power of our democracy, tonight is your answer.
It's the answer told by lines that stretched around schools and churches in numbers this nation has never seen; by people who waited three hours and four hours, many for the very first time in their lives, because they believed that this time must be different; that their voice could be that difference.
It's the answer spoken by young and old, rich and poor, Democrat and Republican, black, white, Latino, Asian, Native American, gay, straight, disabled and not disabled - Americans who sent a message to the world that we have never been a collection of Red States and Blue States: we are, and always will be, the United States of America."
p/s: Tak sabar pulak nak tengok Oprah Winfrey Show on this victory as I think, she is a very strong supporter of Barack Obama.