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Louisiana Adds to ‘Obamomentum’

Saturday, February 9th, 2008

Sen. Barack Obama works the rope line at the Jefferson-Jackson Dinner in Richmond,  Va., Sat., Feb. 9, the night he won the Louisiana primary and caucuses in Washington,  Nebraska, and the Virgin Islands. Photo by Ozier Muhammad/The New York Times.

Sen. Barack Obama works the rope line at the Jefferson-Jackson Dinner in Richmond, Va., Sat., Feb. 9, the night he won the Louisiana primary and caucuses in Washington, Nebraska, and the Virgin Islands. Photo by Ozier Muhammad/The New York Times.

Obama Beats Clinton in Three-State Sweep
New York Times, Feb. 10, 2008

This is the kind of surge we like. After winning the Louisiana primary and caucuses in Washington state, Nebraska, and the Virgin Islands, Obama gave a strong, confident speech at the Jefferson-Jackson Dinner in Richmond, sharpening the distinctions between himself and Hillary Clinton and asserting his strengths as a general election candidate over John McCain. The so-called GOP front-runner, who seems not to have won anywhere on Saturday, was Obama’s principal target.

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