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German politicians are congratulating Barack Obama on his win of the Presidential Elections - je 05.11.2008 14

Constanze Tress
November 5, 2008

As much of the world celebrates America's choice for its new president, there's growing anticipation about the change he will bring. Not just in the US but also abroad. Here in Germany, Chancellor Angela Merkel congratulated Barack Obama on his win and said she looked forward to working with him. Many ordinary Germans followed the election all night, celebrating Obama's victory in the early morning.

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