Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. (D-Ill.) has called the presidential race for Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaWhy payroll tax cut opponents may want to reconsider Michelle Obama, Sanders, Kasich to be featured on first night of Democratic convention: report Graham says he appreciates Trump orders, but 'would much prefer a congressional agreement' MORE as the Democratic nominee sits 65 electoral votes shy of the presidency, according to projections from major news outlets.

"The election of Barack Obama as President is a defining, shining moment in our country