U.S. Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., campaigned 21 months to win the White House, many times crossing the Quad-City area.

The Quad-City Times captured his journey.

U.S. Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., announces his candidacy for president at the Old State Capitol in Springfield.

Presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., makes stops in Dubuque, Clinton and Davenport, Iowa.

Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama paid tribute to vets on Memorial Day in Davenport.

Presidential hopeful Barack Obama spoke at LeClaire Park in Davenport.

Michelle Obama, wife of Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama, spoke to a group of voters in DeWitt, Iowa. She has been campaigning by herself on behalf of her husband.

About 300 people came to Ohnward Fine Arts Center in Maquoketa, Iowa, to hear Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama.

Amelia Schoeneman of Rock Island High School talks to presidential candidate Barack Obama during a Quad-City Times Editorial Board meeting.

A stunningly high turnout across the state and impressive strength in Iowa's largest counties propelled Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama to a convincing win in the Iowa caucus.

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Obama talks to Ross' owner Ron Freidhof on the phone.

Even in the nosebleed section, Barack Obama's speech at Invesco Field arounsed the crowd.

With only four days left until the presidential election, Barack Obama returned to the state that helped launch his national campaign.

President-elect Barack Obama thanked his throngs of supporters during his victory speech in Chicago's Grant Park.