The Phoenix's Chris Faraone is in Grant Park, Twittering like a fool. Here's the full Obama victory speech, followed by Faraone's updates live from the ground.
FARAONE FROM GRANT PARK:
12:30 pm: Hurry up Chicago. Get to Grant Park now and you can be the first in line for the non ticketed area.
1:20 pm: About 200 people in line at Grant Park so far. 150 of them are hack journalists.
2:49 pm: The line at Grant Park just spilled into the street. About 400 deep.
5:45 pm: They're letting the unticketed folks into Grant Park!
7:26 pm: In pure socialist fashion people without tixx got into Grant Park first.
7:45 pm: The Boston Phoenix is officially inside Grant Park.
7:52 pm: The Porta Potties have arrived at Grant Park in Chicago. No shit.
8:36 pm: Heads here loving the attention from Wolfie Blitzer.
9:25 pm: Puff that Question 2 Boston.
10:17 pm: On behalf of everyone in Grant Park: Up yours John McCain.
10:24 pm: The streets outside Grant Park are jammed.
11:05 pm: Straight peace out here yo.
11:07 pm: People are already campaigning to get the Olympics here in 2012.
11:23 pm: Heads are steadily moving off the street and into the park.
11:27 pm: Hear the aftermath report on FNX tomorrow morning at 7:30 y'all.
11:27 pm: Rumors that Kanye is in the building.
11:28 pm: Waiting on Oprah over here.
11:39 pm: There are 10 million people out here. I counted.
12:04 am: Tears everywhere.
12:52 am: No riots folks. My faith in this city is vindicated.