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AP: Obama has clinched delegate count

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by spup1122, Jun 3, 2008.

  1. spup1122

    spup1122 Guest

    AP tally: Obama clinches Democratic nomination

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    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Barack Obama has effectively clinched the Democratic presidential nomination, based on an Associated Press tally of convention delegates.

    The tally put Obama over the top Tuesday, ahead of the results from the day's final primaries in Montana and South Dakota. The Illinois senator becomes the first black candidate ever to lead his party into a fall campaign for the White House. Obama outlasted former first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton in a historic contest and now faces Republican Sen. John McCain of Arizona for the presidency.

    (Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

    APNP-06-03-08 1227CDT
  2. dixiehack

    dixiehack Well-Known Member

    Now taking suggestions for tonight's celebratory cocktail ...
  3. imjustagirl

    imjustagirl Active Member

    You should talk to Zeke. He was looking for suggestions last night to prepare for tonight.
  4. dixiehack

    dixiehack Well-Known Member

    Different situation. I'm a disillusioned conservative who (right now) could live with either McCain or Obama. I'm just celebrating Clinton Inc. getting its final reward.
  5. zeke12

    zeke12 Guest

    I have been informed that Guinness will be the official drink of the Obama nomination. Head to the store now.

    I'm trying to rustle up one bottle of Leinies Original to toast Mo Udall and Fenian.
  6. Italian_Stallion

    Italian_Stallion Active Member

    A Chicago boy? I'd guess Miller Lite. Yuck.
  7. goalmouth

    goalmouth Well-Known Member

    If Obama cracks a Natty Light, he's got the union vote.
  8. spinning27

    spinning27 New Member

    I'm having white wine and an arugula salad.
  9. PeteyPirate

    PeteyPirate Guest

    Unless they don't provide you with the right fork.
  10. buckweaver

    buckweaver Active Member

    Just got this announcement on my Facebook page:

    Pretty cool.
  11. dixiehack

    dixiehack Well-Known Member

    Jay just took his ball and went home and doesn't know why.
  12. pallister

    pallister Guest

    Awww, that's sweet, buck. :D
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