Arkansas Called for Clinton, Huckabee
Hometown kids win in Natural State
By Jonas Oransky,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 5, 2008 7:30 PM CST
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(Newser) – Hillary Clinton and Mike Huckabee are the projected winners in the state of Arkansas, where both have deep roots. The candidates were widely expected to take the honors in the home of a town called Hope, after each was part of the state's first family, MSNBC reports. The Natural State has only 35 Democratic and 31 Republican delegates, but the victory was symbolic—and necessary—for the winners.