Rice 'Especially Proud' of Obama

Secretary of State 'especially proud' of Obama
By Ambreen Ali,  Newser User
Posted Nov 5, 2008 2:30 PM CST
Rice greets Joe Biden and Barack Obama at the end of Rice's two-day confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in this 2005 file photo.   (Getty Images)
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(Newser) – Condoleezza Rice delivered emotional congratulations to Barack Obama today, saying that as an African American she is “especially proud” of his victory. The secretary of State called the Democrat an inspiration, the AP reports. “Americans are not going to be satisfied until they really do form that perfect union,” she added.