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Sen. John McCain conceded the 2008 presidential election to Democratic rival Barack Obama late Tuesday, congratulating him on a historic victory and pledging to work with him in the months ahead.

"We have come to an end of a long journey. The American people have spoken, and they have spoken clearly," McCain said.

As he told the crowd that he had just spoken with Obama on the phone, boos echoed around the McCain headquarters. Read full article »

CNN's Dana Bash and Scott Anderson contributed to this report.

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