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Scoop Link: Obama Defeats Clinton In 3-State Sweep

Scoop Link: Obama Defeats Clinton in Three-State Sweep

Kate Zernike and Katharine Q. Seelye report for The New York Times: "Senator Barack Obama won powerful victories over Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton in Washington, Louisiana and Nebraska, giving him a Saturday sweep going into a month when the Democratic nominating contests are expected to favor him.

"The successes come just as Mr. Obama is enjoying a strong advantage over Mrs. Clinton in raising money. Still, the results were expected to do little to settle the muddle in the delegate race that resulted after the wave of contests last Tuesday in which the two candidates split up states from coast to coast.

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Go to full article: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/09/us/politics/09cnd-campaign.html?_r=1&oref=slogin

Text also available at: http://www.truthout.org/docs_2006/021008Z.shtml

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