Today’s "Hillary Deathwatch" Odds: 9.9 Percent

Today’s "Hillary Deathwatch" Odds: 9.9 Percent

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April 1 2008 4:16 PM

Today’s "Hillary Deathwatch" Odds: 9.9 Percent

When you've got a 1-in-10 shot of winning the Democratic nomination, a daywithout any major screw-ups is a good one. After avoiding any majorpitfalls—but also failing to lure Obama into any traps—Clinton has buoyed her chances of winning thenomination to 9.9 percent .

The good news first: Yesterday werelayed that the Wall Street Journal was reporting that Obama wasgoing to snag seven North Carolina superdelegates in thecoming days. It turns out somebody jumped the gun. He'll get endorsements , but we don't know how many.Meanwhile, in Mississippi, Obama picked up two unexpected delegates , whichtightens the vise on Clintonyet again. …

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Christopher Beam is a writer living in Beijing.

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