Montana primary

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Obama Wins Montana, Final Primary

He closes out historic night with easy victory, networks say

(Newser) - Barack Obama capped an historic night with an easy win in the Montana primary, CNN reports. In the nation's final contest, Obama led Clinton 58% to 40% with about half the returns in. The victory follows Obama's coronation as the Democratic nominee, though Hillary Clinton opted not to concede the... More »

AP: Obama 'Effectively' Clinches Nomination

Tally based partly on private superdelegate commitments

(Newser) - The AP declared today that Barack Obama has “effectively clinched” the Democratic nomination, basing its projection in part on 15 private commitments from superdelegates. Adding to that a minimum 11 delegates Obama is poised to capture in the final two primaries today, the wire service concludes that the Chicagoan... More »

Obama Superdelegate Surge Said to Be on Its Way

Candidate could clinch tonight

(Newser) - The coming superdelegate surge may just be big enough to put Barack Obama over the top before the day is through. The Chicago Tribune says as many as 30 supers may endorse the Chicagoan today, with 10 coming from each chamber of Congress. But the Washington Post says that Harry... More »

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