CNN: Obama sweeps Democratic contests

Senator from Illinois wins caucuses in Nebraska, Washington, Virgin Islands, primary in Louisiana.

Published February 10, 2008 1:39AM (EST)

Sen. Barack Obama has won the primary in Louisiana, as well as the caucuses in Nebraska, Washington and the Virgin Islands, CNN projects.

With 50 percent of precincts reporting in Louisiana, Obama led Sen. Hillary Clinton 53-39 percent. With 85 percent of Nebraska precincts reporting, Obama trumped Sen. Hillary Clinton 68-32 percent. In Washington, Obama was ahead 67-32 percent with 66 percent of precincts reporting.

By Katharine Mieszkowski

Katharine Mieszkowski is a senior writer for Salon.

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