Mr. Obama, 47, a first-term Democratic senator from Illinois, defeated Senator John McCain, Republican of Arizona, a former prisoner of war who was making his second bid for the presidency
'Change has come to America'
Democrat Barack Obama wins the presidential election,
setting him up to become the first African-American in the nation's 44th President in USA.He will start serving as a president in USA by 20th January 2009 .
Sen. John McCain congratulates Sen. Barack Obama.