WASHINGTON - Although Barack Obama has been calledpresident-elect since election night, Congress will officially givehim the title today.

The House and Senate are meeting in joint session to ratify theresults of the Electoral College and certify Obama as presidentelect and Sen. Joseph Biden (D-Del.) as vice president elect.

Obama received 385 electoral votes and GOP nominee Sen. JohnMcCain (R-Ariz.) received 173 votes. A candidate needs 270 votes towin the presidency.

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