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In 2008 however Barack Obama became the first Democrat since 1964 to win Ormsby County / Carson City, defeating John McCain 49 % to 48 %, by 204 votes, a margin of under 1 %.
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Polish Constitutional Court however, in September 2008, decided that the regulations were unconstitutional and dismissed them.
Gianfranco Fini was the leader of the party since its foundation in 1995, however he stepped down in 2008 after being elected to the nominally non-partisan post of President of the Italian Chamber of Deputies and was succeeded by Ignazio La Russa, who managed to merge the party into The People of Freedom ( PdL ).
Although mandated by law, compliance data from the EPA for 2008 showed, however, 25 % of Bt corn growers were not in compliance.
On 3 September 2008, however, publisher Harper Collins issued a public apology for its book " The Daring Book for Girls " which openly encouraged girls to play the instrument.
The monthly unemployment rate remained at about 6 and 8 percent from December 2007 until September 2008, however, it went up to about 9 percent in October and dropped again in November 2008 to 8 percent.
Kenny's comments have support however and the party attributes its significant rise in polls in 2008 to this.
Rear Admiral Bubo Na Tchuto tried to organize a coup on August 7, 2008, but was pre-empted and arrested ; however, he managed to escape the country.
Since the 2008 onset of the Irish economic and banking crisis, however, the country's economy has suffered, and since then Ireland has experienced net emigration once again.
The people hit the hardest by the new GST will be the people on the lowest incomes, however, to try to prevent islanders living below the poverty line, the States of Jersey introduced an Income Support service in January 2008.
The team had received all required approvals and was awaiting site demolition ; however, the 2008 – 09 financial crisis ultimately led to the scrapping of the Trails Stadium project.
The OpenNet Initiative ’ s 2007 – 2008 technical test results contradicted that conclusion, however.
Spy shots of the car appeared in 2007, suggesting a 2008 launch however contradicting reports have shown that the car will now not be ready until 2011.
At the time of the last official census in Burma, 31 March 1983, the population was 35, 442, 972., this was estimated by the CIA World Factbook to have increased to 54, 584, 650 ; however, many other estimates put this much higher, at around 60 million: China's People Daily reported that Burma had a census in 2007, and at the end of 2009 has 59. 2 million people, and growing at 2 % annually, with exception for Cyclone Nargis in 2008, and Britain-based human rights agencies place the population as high as 70 million.
The Wetherspoons pub chain reported in June 2009 that profits were at the top end of expectations ; however, Scottish & Newcastle's takeover by Carlsberg and Heineken was reported in January 2008 as partly the result of its weakness following falling sales due to the ban.
Conservative hosts Limbaugh, Ingraham, Bennett, Prager, Hannity, Beck, Levin and Hewitt coalesced around endorsing former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney for president at the end of January 2008 ( after Fred Thompson, the described favorite of some of the hosts, dropped out ), in an effort to oppose the nomination of Sen. John McCain ; however, Romney suspended his campaign in February of the same year, and endorsed McCain.
In " The Runaway Bride " ( December 2006 ), " The Stolen Earth " ( 2008 ), and " The Beast Below ( 2010 )", however, the doors can be opened safely while the ship is in vacuum, as the TARDIS protects its occupants ( see the " Defences " section below ).
As of 2008, a small sport airfield exists in Toruń ; however, a modernization of the airport is seriously considered with a number of investors interested in it.
The most successful crossover, however, was Super Smash Bros. Brawl, also released in 2008 for the Wii.
* April 9 – French typesetter Edouard-Leon Scott de Martinville sings the French folk song " Au Clair de la Lune " to his phonautograph ; producing the world's earliest known sound recording ( however, it is not rediscovered until 2008 ).
Despite investment in fixed lines, the density of main lines remains the lowest in Europe with nearly ten lines per 100 people ( 2008 ); however, cellular telephone use is widespread and generally effective.
It originally planned to adopt the euro on 1 January 2007 ; however, it did not formally apply when Slovenia did, and officially changed its target date to 1 January 2008, and later, to 1 January 2011.
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He has remained active in politics by campaigning for Democratic candidates, most notably for his wife's campaign for the 2008 Democratic presidential nomination, and then Barack Obama's presidential campaigns in 2008 and 2012.
At a forum at the university during the 2008 presidential election campaign, both John McCain and Barack Obama said that the university should consider reinstating ROTC on campus.
* 2008 – The Governor of Illinois, Rod Blagojevich, is arrested by federal officials for a number of crimes including attempting to sell the United States Senate seat being vacated by President-elect Barack Obama's election to the Presidency.
In his 2008 election campaign, President Barack Obama advocated a full repeal of the laws barring homosexuals from serving in the military.
On October 17, 2008, Devo performed a special concert at the Akron Civic Theater, their first in Akron since 1978, to promote Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama.
Ellensburg leans toward supporting Democrats, giving then-Senator Barack Obama of Illinois 56. 3 percent of its total vote in the 2008 presidential election to 41. 5 percent for his Republican rival, Senator John McCain of Arizona.
He supported Barack Obama in the 2008 US presidential election and The New York Times has described him as a political liberal.
During periods of particularly high demand for ammunition, such as after the November 2008 election of President Barack Obama, or after the 1994 Assault Weapons Ban in that country, factory ammunition can become considerably more expensive or even unavailable in stores.
At an event on June 27, 2008 in Unity, New Hampshire, Lynch formally endorsed Barack Obama for President ,.
" On July 28, 2008, he wrote an editorial in The Washington Times critical of then-Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama.
Bacon and Sedgwick appeared in will. i. am's video " It's a New Day ", which was released following Barack Obama's 2008 presidential win.
Lederman was an early supporter of Science Debate 2008, an initiative to get the then-candidates for president, Barack Obama and John McCain, to debate the nation's top science policy challenges.
* 2008 – Barack Obama becomes the first African-American to be elected President of the United States.
Biden was elected Vice President of the United States in 2008 ; on 18 January 2009 Glenys Kinnock revealed on the BBC's Andrew Marr Show that she and Neil Kinnock had received a personal invitation from Biden to attend the inauguration of Barack Obama and Biden on 20 January 2009 at the United States Capitol in Washington.
During the 2008 presidential election, King voiced his support for Democratic candidate Barack Obama.
A liberal political activist, she endorsed Barack Obama for the United States Presidential Election and later performed on the 4th and last day of the 2008 Democratic National Convention.
" The Politics of Fear ", a cartoon by Barry Blitt featured on the cover of the July 21, 2008 issue, depicts then presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama in the turban and salwar kameez typical of many Muslims, fist bumping with his wife, Michelle, portrayed with an Afro and wearing camouflage trousers with an AK-47 assault rifle slung over her back.
Herzog also lent his voice to the animated television program The Boondocks in the third season premiere episode It's a Black President, Huey Freeman in which he played himself filming a documentary about the series ' cast of characters and their actions during the 2008 election of Barack Obama.
In 2008, Barack Obama was elected President of the United States, and became the first African-American U. S. president when he succeeded Bush in 2009.
* October 26 – Madelyn Dunham, American maternal grandmother of Barack Obama, 44th President of the United States ( d. 2008 )