Less than 24 hours after being elected president, Barack Obama is already working on his transition team. Democratic sources say he's asked Illinois Rep. Rahm Emanuel to be his chief of staff. Emanuel was a Clinton White House aide. Who else might be part of Obama's inner circle? We'll talk it over with the best political team on television, tonight on AC360°
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Also tonight, the celebrations across the globe. People took to the streets all over the world to live up the historic moment. For the first time, the United States will have a black president.
So, many people had this to say: "I never thought I'd see a black president in my life."
Perhaps the most poignant moment came in Atlanta, on the street where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was born, preached and is buried.
At King's Ebenezer Baptist Church, the Rev. Raphael Warnock walked to the pulpit and quieted the crowd just moments after Obama was declared the 44th President of the United States.
He quoted King's last speech saying, "I have been to the mountaintop. I have seen the promised land. I may not get there with you, but we as a people will get to the promised land."
He then added, "Tonight we have seized the promise of America."
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