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Wednesday’s quickie political briefing

Today’s videos: After the Pa. votes rolled in

Clinton’s victory speech

Obama on to Ind.

Clinton’s Pennsylvania win sends her campaign forward, against odds still favoring Obama

Clinton victory in Pennsylvania yields new cash just when she needs it

Oklahoma Gov. Brad Henry tosses support to Obama
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THE DELEGATE BREAKDOWN
Barack Obama picked up at least 66 delegates in the Pennsylvania Primary, plus a superdelegate on Wednesday; Hillary Rodham Clinton picked up at least 80 delegates in the primary. Clinton leads among superdelegates, 258-234, but Obama leads in the overall competition, 1,715.5-1,589.5, with 2,025 needed for the nomination.
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ON THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL
Barack Obama campaigns New Albany, Ind.
Hillary Rodham Clinton campaigns in Indianapolis. John McCain meets with voters in Inez, Ky.
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QUOTE OF THE DAY
“It’s the toughest process to pick the person for the toughest job. And, you know, I’ve put up with it. I’ve tried to answer the questions. Sometimes I’m successful; sometimes not so much.” — Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton, speaking about the presidential contest Wednesday on Fox News’ “Fox Friends.”
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STAT OF THE DAY
In 1988, Al Gore defeated Jesse Jackson in North Carolina’s Democratic primary by almost 2 percentage points.


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Jim Camden is a veteran political reporter for The Spokesman-Review.


Jonathan Brunt is an enterprise reporter for The Spokesman-Review.


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