From Obama's site:
"Barack just sent out this email... Friend -- I'm about to take the stage in St. Paul and announce that we have won the Democratic nomination for President of the United States. It's been a long journey, and we should all pause to thank Hillary Clinton, who made history in this campaign. Our party and our country are better off because of her. I want to make sure you understand what's ahead of us. Earlier tonight, John McCain outlined a vision …" [Obama's Site]
In his speech Tuesday night, Obama said Clinton is "a leader who inspires millions of Americans." He says although they have had their differences during the 17-month campaign, he has seen up close just how hard she works to improve the lives of regular people.
Obama will now be gearing up to face Republican nominee John Mccain.