Sunday, November 16, 2008

Obama Resigns From The Senate

President Elect Barack Obama has officially resigned from the United States Senate. He is obviously preparing to the Presidency and as such is vacating his senate seat. Vice president elect Joe Biden is chosing to wait before resigning from his senate seat. He has said that he will resign when he gets sworn in as the Vice Presidnet.

"Obama announced on Thursday that his resignation from the U.S. Senate is official as of Sunday.

"Today, I am ending one journey to begin another," Obama's letter said. "After serving the people of Illinois in the United States Senate -- one of the highest honors and privileges of my life -- I am stepping down as senator to prepare for the responsibilities I will assume as our nation's next president.""

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