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What to Watch for in Today's Primaries

Alabama, Mississippi primaries could seal the deal for Romney

(Newser) - Today's primaries in Mississippi and Alabama are playing an unexpectedly pivotal role in the GOP presidential race. What to keep an eye on, per NPR and Politico :
  • Will Mitt finally win in the South? He's failed to take any of the southern states so far, but he's
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Obama Wins Miss. Primary

Hopeful also beats Clinton in Texas caucuses, gaining most state delegates

(Newser) - Seeking to regain momentum, Barack Obama triumphed in a racially divided Mississippi primary today by winning about 90% of black votes and a third of white voters, CNN projects. He also won last week's Texas caucuses, scoring more state delegates overall than primary-winner Hillary Clinton. Mississippi awards 33 delegates and... More »

Obama Goes Into Miss. as Favorite

State's large black population expected to seal victory today

(Newser) - Barack Obama heads into today's Mississippi primary as the favorite in the last vote before Pennsylvania's on April 22. Mississippi has the largest percentage of African-American voters in the country—about half of the Democratic electorate is black—and the Obama campaign is expected to to add the state to... More »

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