Unformatted text preview: Love, an Obama supporter. Obama took control of the race in March, when he won a string of primaries back to back, to overtake Clinton in the race for delegates. He never gave the lead back, and pulled away in the final month. Obama has ended the race with 2,487 delegates, while Clinton had 1,561. Clinton knew her chances were slim after Obama’s huge March, but she kept on pushing. “I wanted to let America and the world know that I will never give up. I’m happy for Senator Obama and will be pushing for him to be the next president of the United States, but I want everyone to know that my opinion will be heard, and I will push for America to move in the right direction” Clinton said in a public statement shortly after the results were published. Obama will now battle Republican nominee John McCain for the right to become the next president of the United States. McCain secured the Republican nomination way back in March, beating out Mike Huckabee by a huge margin....
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- Spring '08
- John McCain, Senator Barack Obama, United States presidential election, 2008, Senator Hillary Clinton