John McCain: 'I've Been Sleeping Like a Baby'

While he may have lost his bid for the White House, John McCain did not lose his sense of humor.

“I’ve been sleeping like a baby,” the GOP candidate said on The Tonight Show Tuesday. “I sleep two hours, wake up and cry. Sleep two hours, wake up and cry.”

The Arizona senator’s 14th visit to the show brought a loud and spontaneous ovation from Jay Leno’s special Veteran’s Day audience of U.S. service men and women.

Sarah Palin Compliments Barack Obama

Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin has a very different post-campaign message about her onetime opponent.

Barack Obama, the former GOP vice-presidential candidate told Matt Lauer on Tuesday’s Today show, “did a great job to articulate his ability to usher in change.”

Presidential Perks for Sasha & Malia Obama

The perks of being the President’s daughters? For Sasha, 7, and Malia, 10, life at the White House is sure to be a wonderland!

Besides the all-weather tennis court on the South Lawn and the grand piano on the second floor, they will have their own pastry shop, swimming pool, bowling alley and movie theater – complete with a popcorn cart.

The White House also comes with a staff of ushers and pastry chefs to ensure birthday parties will never be the same. They plan slumber parties and scavenger hunts that no Supermom can hope to rival.

What’s not to like?

Paris on Election: 'The Best Man Won'

Paris Hilton may have lost her “bid” to become president, but she couldn’t be happier for the President-elect Barack Obama.

“The best man won,” she told PEOPLE at the premiere of her new movie, Repo! The Genetic Opera in Las Vegas. “I’m so thrilled. I love Barack and I think he’s amazing.”

Paula Abdul: Obama Victory Triggers Tears and Texting

With the election of Barack Obama, Paula Idol of American Idol will stay just that – an American.

“I was crying!” she tells PEOPLE. “You feel such a sense of pride that you can’t even articulate how good you feel. It’s unbelievable! I have chills. I was just so excited. I was texting everyone: ‘Peace has begun.’ And then I was texting everyone, ‘I don’t have to move to Vancouver now!’”

Five Things About Rahm Emanuel, Obama's New Chief of Staff

Rahm Emanuel will be the president’s right-hand man in the new administration. The 48-year-old accepted the position as Barack Obama s White House Chief of Staff on Thursday, according to the New York Times.

Diddy and Beyoncé Moved to Tears by Obama's Victory

Mr. Bad Boy himself, Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs, could not keep it together when Barack Obama was announced President-elect Tuesday night.

“I was straight up crying,” he confesses. “I was with my kids. It was a beautiful thing. I just thank God my prayers were answered.”

A greater gift? It happened on his 39th birthday.

Kim Kardashian & Reggie Bush's 'Intense' Election Night

George W. wasn’t the only Bush having a difficult time on election night.

Kim Kardashian’s boyfriend Reggie Bush found himself in a heated political exchange – with a fellow Barack Obama supporter!

“Reggie and I had this two-hour long conversation at the end of the night,” Kardashian told PEOPLE after Wednesday’s Dancing with the Stars taping. “We got so carried away that we had to call his mom. We had to call my mom, it ended up in this huge conference call.”

Inside Obama's Family Election Celebration

Sitting on a sofa beside his 71-year-old mother-in-law, Marian Robinson, at the Hyatt Regency Chicago just after 10 p.m., with his family having broken away from the bigger returns-watching party downstairs, Barack Obama already started to hear from campaign aides that news organizations were close to calling the election for Obama, PEOPLE reports in its latest cover story, on sale Friday.

Obama's Grandmother's Final Gift: Her Vote

While many have remarked on the tragic irony of the death of Barack Obama’s grandmother two days before she could have seen him elected to the most powerful job in the world, the late Madelyn Dunham has imparted a final gift to her beloved grandson: her vote.

Election officials in Hawaii, where Dunham, 86, had lived, confirmed that her absentee ballot will be counted, the Associated Press reports.