Clinton Ends Campaign, Endorses Obama

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hillary Clinton today ended her presidential campaign with a call for her those who backed her to unite behind former rival Barack Obama.

In a speech to supporters at the National Building Museum in Washington, Clinton congratulated Obama saying, "I endorse him and throw my full support behind him."

With her unqualified endorsement, Clinton pivoted from her role as determined foe to absolute ally of the first black to secure a presidential nomination.

As recently as Tuesday, the former first lady continued to cast herself as the candidate best able to defeat Republican nominee-in-waiting John McCain.

Obama, who had enough delegates to clinch the nomination after Tuesday's primaries in South Dakota and Montana, planned to spend the weekend at home in Chicago.


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  • by John Location: Mount Olive on Jun 9, 2008 at 05:22 AM
    I'm with David! We have a very poor choice this year. I feel for the young people of this country because they are the ones that will end up paying the price for this year's choices; especially Obama. He is going to give everything to everybody and guess whos going to have to pay for it; the young people that are now starting out working and paying taxes. They will have to be taxed even more to pay for all these give away programs of Obama (Now that is CHANGE you will believe).
  • by Cactus Location: Strabane,NC on Jun 8, 2008 at 03:47 PM
    I'll bet that is the hardest thing she ever did.
  • by Blog Refuter Location: NC on Jun 7, 2008 at 09:09 PM
    Does God not need to help our country already? We should forever be depending on God!
  • by Mr. Bob on Jun 7, 2008 at 08:01 PM
    Vote McCain. He's lesser of the evils and not associated with the muzzies.
  • by shocked Location: nc on Jun 7, 2008 at 05:42 PM
    god help our country if he wins
  • by Mr. Bob on Jun 7, 2008 at 05:29 PM
    Does she realize yet that the majority of the American people don't want the Clintons back in the WH ?
  • by David Location: Manteo on Jun 7, 2008 at 05:27 PM
    Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! Last week, these two were at each others throats and now since she dropped out of the race, she is supporting him? You best believe that little conversation between the two of them the other night, she is still getting something out of this. Maybe VP...! I just wish we had someone worth a darn to vote both of them out but as it stands right now, we have no choice if we plan to vote to vote for Obama now. None of the candidates this go round has impressed me in the least little bit. I do know of a write in named, Bill Balsamico of Pennsylvania who I will be voting for. You can search him on Youtube and listen to his opinions.. Now he is very impressive! Regardless whether he wins or not, I am voting for Balsamico as president. He is the only one who isnt up there whining his way to the top and he makes more sense out of what he believes in. Clinton, Obama and McCain are all jokes blowing smoke up each others butts!
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