Yesterday the American people went to the poll and reelect the first black President in history Barack Obama.
Four years ago Obama created rewrites the history book when he became the first African-American to be elected President. Yesterday he became the firs African-American to won reelection.
“Tonight, more than 200 years after a former colony won the right to determine its own destiny, the task of perfecting our union moves forward,” President Obama said in his victory speech.
“I want to thank every American that participated in this election, whether you voted for the very first time, or waited in line for a very long time–by the way we have to fix that,” said the Commander-in-Chief.
“We believe in a generous America. We believe in a compassionate America. We believe in a tolerant America,” said Obama. “And whether I earned your vote or not, I have listened to you, I have learned from you and you have made me a better president.” He continued, “Tonight, you voted for action, not politics as usual.”
The President won most of the key battleground states including Ohio, Virginia, Wisconsin and Colorado.
Watch his powerful victory speech below.