Obama Wins Wisconsin and Hawaii – By David Espo, AP

February 20th, 2008 Print Print Email Email

WASHINGTON (AP) — Barack Obama cruised past a fading Hillary Rodham Clinton in the Wisconsin primary and Hawaii caucuses Tuesday night, gaining the upper hand in a Democratic presidential race for the ages.

The twin triumps made 10 straight for Obama, and left the former first lady in desperate need of a comeback in a race she long commanded as front-runner. (more…)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Barack Obama cruised past a fading Hillary Rodham Clinton in the Wisconsin primary and Hawaii caucuses Tuesday night, gaining the upper hand in a Democratic presidential race for the ages.

The twin triumps made 10 straight for Obama, and left the former first lady in desperate need of a comeback in a race she long commanded as front-runner.

Sen. John McCain, the Republican front-runner, won a pair of primaries, in Wisconsin and Washington, to continue his march toward certain nomination.

THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS UPDATE. Check back soon for further information. AP’s earlier story is below.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Barack Obama has won the Wisconsin primary and the Hawaii Democratic caucuses, giving him 10 straight triumphs over a fading Hillary Rodham Clinton in their epic struggle for the Democratic presidential nomination.

Obama won his native state by outdrawing Clinton among voters who turned out in record numbers at caucus sites across Hawaii. Hours earlier, the Illinois senator scored a double-digit win over Clinton in the Wisconsin primary.

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