ABC News is reporting that Hillary Clinton will drop her bid for President on Friday.
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UPDATE: Gov. Pawlenty’s spokesman Brian McClung called to say that the event will not feature Robert Gates but COULD include the Secretary of the Army Peter Geren. McClung said the Minnesota National Guard official I spoke with was misinformed. He said the governor and Geren’s participation are not yet set but Guard officials wanted to Read more →
Everyone is scurrying to find out what the Minnesota based Hillary Clinton supporters are going to do now that Barack Obama has wrapped up the Democratic nomination. Here’s what we know (courtesy of MPR’s Tim Pugmire): Former VP Walter Mondale is now backing Obama. Former U.S. Senator Mark Dayton is now backing Obama. Superdelegate Rick Read more →
Barack Obama declared himself the Democratic nominee during a speech at St. Paul’s Xcel Energy Center. The Pi Press, the Star Tribune and Forum Communications have stories. MPR says Obama’s challenge is to unite the party. He privately courted several key Clinton backers from Minnesota after his speech last night. Former Vice President Walter Mondale Read more →