Obama Wins Mississippi

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Democratic presidential candidates are looking ahead to Pennsylvania's primary after Barack Obama won Mississippi in yesterday's voting.

With 99 percent of the voted counted, Obama had 61 percent to rival Hillary Rodham Clinton's 37 percent.

Obama won roughly 90 percent of the black vote in Mississippi, but only about a quarter of the white vote.

He secured at least 17 of the state's 33 delegates. Obama says he's confident the Democratic party will be unified once a candidate is chosen. He plans to be in his hometown of Chicago today.

Clinton's campaign, meanwhile, has congratulated Obama and says it's looking forward to campaigning around the country. Clinton will be attending a presidential forum in Washington today.


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