Trainspotter 0 Posted January 4, 2008 Share #1 Posted January 4, 2008 Barack Obama wins the Iowa caucuses over Hillary Clinton, John Edwards New York Sen. Hillary Clinton's once-inevitable campaign juggernaut went off a cliff Thursday night when rookie Sen. Barack Obama won the Iowa Democratic caucuses - making history as the first black candidate to win an overwhelmingly white state. Obama's inspirational message of unifying America and "turning the page" on the toxic partisanship crippling Washington resonated strongly with Iowa Democrats and independents, who decided to take a flier on the eloquent young senator and gave him an 8-point victory. "They said this day would never come," Obama said in a rousing victory speech. "But on this January night, at this defining moment in history, you have done what the cynics said we couldn't do. Full story: - January 4, 2008 Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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