Communication From the Honorable Barack Obama
The ACTING PRESIDENT pro tempore. The Chair lays a communication before the Senate.
The legislative clerk read as follows:
Washington, DC, November 18, 2008.
Hon. Richard Cheney,
Vice President of the United States of America, President of the U.S. Senate, U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC.
Dear Vice President Cheney, President of the U.S. Senate: This letter is to inform you that I resigned from the United States Senate, effective November 16, 2008, in order to prepare for my duties as President of the United States.