Friday, February 15, 2008

Hillary Clinton Fighting For Survival

The race for the US Democratic presidential nomination is being followed in Germany with an amazing degree of attention. In the lull before the decisive March 4 primaries, German commentators are mulling over the odds.

Rounds one and two in the great Obama-Clinton fight are over now, and Obama is in the lead. Round One (Super Tuesday) was scored a draw. This week's Round Two (with primaries in Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C.) was a win for Obama. What's more, on the scorecard for delegates, Obama appears to have pulled ahead, too, with 1,223 to Clinton's 1,198. … SPIEGEL INTERNATIONAL

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