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December 30, 2008
Election pictures from 2008
As part of our three-day look back at some of best pictures of year, today we look at election pictures from the Presidential contest of 2008. (18 images)

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In this July 24, 2008 photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., waves as he arrives at the Victory Column in Berlin. AP / Jae C. Hong


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In this Jan. 31, 2008 photo, Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., left, gestures for time as Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., responds to a question during a Democratic presidential debate in Los Angeles. AP / Chris Carlson



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In this Jan. 6, 2008 photo, Democratic presidential hopeful, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., reacts as she takes the stage with her daughter, Chelsea, at a rally in Nashua, N.H. AP / Elise Amendola



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In this May 16, 2008 photo, Democratic presidential hopeful, Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., waits backstage before a rally in Sioux Falls, S.D. AP / Jae C. Hong



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Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. greets supporters as he enters an airport campaign rally in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2008. AP / Stephan Savoia



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Republican presidential candidate John McCain and his running mate, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, campaign before an enthusiastic crowd at Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Penna., Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008. Philadelphia Inquirer / Ed Hille



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In this June 3, 2008 photo, Democratic presidential hopeful, Sen. Barack Obama D-Ill., center, is covered in hands as supporters after his primary election night speech in St. Paul, Minn. AP / Chris Carlson



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In this July 4, 2008 photo, Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Barack Obama, second from right, and his wife Michelle, left, watch an Independence Day parade with their two daughters, Malia, right, and Sasha in Butte, Mont. AP / Jae C. Hong



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In this Aug. 28, 2008 photo, Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Joe Biden, joins Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama on stage at Invesco Field at Mile High in Denver, on the final day of the Democratic National Convention. AP / Ted S. Warren



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Supporters cheer for Republican presidential nominee Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) as he addresses a campaign rally at Great Southwest Aviation Nov. 3, 2008 in Roswell, N. M. With less than 24 hours before Election Day, McCain is barnstorming through the all-important swing states of Florida, Pennsylvania, Indiana, New Mexico and Nevada before heading home to Arizona. Getty Images / Chip Somodevilla



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In this Nov. 4, 2008 filep photo, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., looks at Gov. Sarah Palin, R-Alaska, during an election night rally in Phoenix Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008. AP / Carolyn Kaster



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In this Oct. 28, 2008 photo, supporters listen to Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill. during a rally in the rain in Chester, Penna. AP / Jae C. Hong



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Students from Skills for Tomorrow charter school, show their support for Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama on a median in St. Paul, Minn. on Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008. AP / St. Paul Pioneer Press / Jean Pieri



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Anna Jo Haynes, right, and Veronica Kane react to Sen. Barak Obama's election during the Democratic party at the Sheraton Hotel on Tuesday night, Nov. 4, 2008 in Denver, Colo. AP / Rocky Mountain News / Preston Gannaway



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Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama and his wife Michelle stand on stage with running mate Joe Biden and his wife Jill during their election night victory rally at Grant Park on Nov. 4, 2008 in Chicago, Ill. Americans emphatically elected Obama as their first black president in a transformational election which will reshape US politics and the US role on the world stage. AFP / Getty Images / Stan Honda



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In this Nov. 4, 2008 photo, President-elect Barack Obama and his family walk onto the stage at his election night party at Grant Park in Chicago. AP / Alex Brandon



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In this Nov. 4, 2008 photo, President-elect Barack Obama, left, his wife Michelle Obama, right, and two daughters, Malia, 7. and Sasha, 10, wave at the election night rally in Chicago. AP / Jae C. Hong



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President-elect Barack Obama looks out into the crowd after his acceptance speech at Grant Park in Chicago Tuesday night, Nov. 4, 2008. AP / David Guttenfelder



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