November 4th, 2008
11:47 PM ET

Celebrating crowd precedes Obama to the White House

Elaine Quijano
CNN White House Correspondent

Hundreds of people – mostly college students - have gathered on Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House shouting “Obama, Obama!” and “Yes we can, yes we can!”

It's a loud, but peaceful gathering so far. Overheard Secret Service uniformed officers saying they’ve never seen anything like this.

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