Fox News calls Mississippi for Obama

The other cable networks are holding off on projecting a winner, but exit polls show a potentially big victory for Barack Obama.

By Alex Koppelman
March 12, 2008 4:10AM (UTC)
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Polls closed in Mississippi minutes ago, at 8 p.m. EDT, and Fox News has called the Democratic primary there for Barack Obama. The other cable networks are holding off on a call, but they are willing to say that Obama has a big lead over Hillary Clinton in exit polls.

Update: MSNBC has just chimed in with its projection, for Obama; CNN has still not made its call.

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Update II: Wolf Blitzer has sung, and that's all, folks -- CNN has called Mississippi for Obama.


Alex Koppelman

Alex Koppelman is a staff writer for Salon.

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