"Hillary Deathwatch" Odds: 4.2 Percent

"Hillary Deathwatch" Odds: 4.2 Percent

"Hillary Deathwatch" Odds: 4.2 Percent

A campaign blog.
May 6 2008 11:09 PM

"Hillary Deathwatch" Odds: 4.2 Percent

Obama comes up big in North Carolina, and Clinton ekes out a win (asof 11 p.m.) in Indiana, the combination of which all but ends Clinton'sshot at the nomination. Her chances drop 8.4 points to 4.2 percent .

Forthe past few weeks, Hillary Clinton's candidacy has rested on twopossibilities: 1) Winning the popular vote and 2) convincingsuperdelegates that Obama cannot win certain types of voters. (Thedelegate count is out of reach; she would need at least 70 percent ofthe remaining delegates to surpass Obama.) Today, Obama exploded botharguments.

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