As Democrats across the country celebrate the historic election of Barack Obama, Idaho Democrats have plenty of reason to celebrate as well. Walt Minnick has safely secured a win in Idaho's 1st Congressional District!
Bubblehead called it last night, long before the AP called it, and this morning Walt Minnick gave his victory speech in front of the Idaho Historical Museum in Boise.
For the first time since Larry LaRocco lost the seat in 1994, the state of Idaho will be sending a Democrat to Washington, D.C. What a wonderful day for Walt and a wonderful day for Idaho.
Here is a small sampling of what the Idaho progressive blogosphere has to say on this new day in Idaho and across the country: