It was Alaska's best reality TV series. With the benefit of a week of hindsight and contemplation, that's our conclusion of the recent visit of the 44th President of the United States to the 49th state.
What part of too little, too late doesn't the president understand? How much longer does he think he can stonewall Congress and ignore the reality on the ground in Iraq, where neither our allies nor our enemies seem to be paying much heed to George W. Bush's hopes and plans?
Packed into a Centennial Hall ballroom, a Juneau crowd erupted into cheers as they watched Barack Obama become the 44th president of the United States.
Senate Years of Service: 2005-2009
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Barack Obama, 44th president of the United States: Like so many millions of Americans, we savor the phrase, and congratulate the winner, and celebrate the momentousness of the occasion.
Caitlin De Rocher, a sophomore at Juneau-Douglas High was accepted into the People to People Presidential Inauguration program. De Rocher will join a select group of returning People to People travelers from around the world to celebrate this monumental event in Washington, D.C.
The excitement over Sen. Barrack Obama's presidential candidacy resulted in many volunteers young and old coming together in Alaska's capital to campaign for change in America.
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