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Clinton Takes Puerto Rico in Democratic Primary

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Clinton Takes Puerto Rico in Democratic Primary

Sen. Clinton in Catano, Puerto Rico. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

Hillary Rodham Clinton has won a largely symbolic victory in Puerto Rico’s presidential primary. Early returns show the former first lady with a convincing win over Democratic rival Barack Obama. Obama has nabbed 17 more delegates leaving him just 47 short of the number needed to clinch the nomination.

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