Barack Obama Surges into Delegate Lead Over Clinton With Primary Wins in Nebraska, Louisiana and Washington
Barack Obama sweeps todays Democratic Primaries with three convincing wins in Nebraska, Louisiana and Washington. Hillary Clinton is left wondering how she can plan another tearful moment to win back momentum. Today, in Orono, ME Hillary Clinton stated that she could beat Republican John Mc Cain in a general election. Hey Hillary, you may want to focus on the task at hand as it appears you may not be able to beat fellow Democrat Barack Obama. Hillary, you might want to check the delegate count.
WASHINGTON – Sen. Barack Obama swept the Louisiana primary and caucuses in Nebraska and Washington state Saturday night, slicing into Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton’s slender delegate lead in their historic race for the Democratic presidential nomination. The Illinois senator also won caucuses in the Virgin Islands, completing his best night of the campaign.
His winning margins were substantial, ranging from roughly two-thirds of the vote in Washington state and Nebraska to nearly 90 percent in the Virgin Islands. With returns counted from more than one-third of the Louisiana precincts, he was gaining 53 percent of the vote, to 39 percent for the former first lady. (Yahoo News)
Sen. Barack Obama (Ill.) swept to solid victories over Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (N.Y) in Louisiana, Nebraska and Washington state today, an impressive showing that left the two Democrats in a virtual tie for national delegates but with Obama gaining momentum.
UPDATE I: Obama Leads Clinton by Only 2 Delegates
WASHINGTON (AP) – Three days after the voting ended, the race for Democratic delegates in Super Tuesday’s contests was still too close to call. With nearly 1,600 delegates from Tuesday contests awarded, Sen. Barack Obama led by two delegates Friday night, with 91 delegates still to be awarded. Obama won 796 delegates in Tuesday’s contests, to 794 for Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, according to an analysis of voting results by The Associated Press.