Clinton Scores Big Win In West Virginia

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- Hillary Clinton routed Barack Obama in West Virginia's primary, but she's barely dented Obama's delegate lead.

Clinton won 67 percent of the vote to 26 percent for Obama. And she told cheering supporters in Charleston that the race "isn't over yet."

She ran strongest with older, less educated voters who earn $50,000 a year or less.

In the delegate race, Clinton picked up 20 in West Virginia and Obama gained eight. He still has a solid lead in the overall delegate count.

Only five more primaries remain on the calendar, beginning next week in Kentucky and Oregon.

There's another important date looming. The convention committee that will hear Clinton's appeal to seat the delegations from disputed primaries in Florida and Michigan meets on May 31st.

Today, Clinton will court superdelegates and meet with her finance committee. Her campaign faces more than 20 million dollars in debt.

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