But did they live happily ever after?

Jan. 7, 2008:

"This whole thing is the biggest fairy tale I've ever seen." -- Bill Clinton.

June 3, 2008:

New York -- Barack Obama effectively clinched the Democratic presidential nomination Tuesday, based on an Associated Press tally of convention delegates, becoming the first black candidate ever to lead his party into a fall campaign for the White House.

The sequel's going to be harder to pull off.