It's official: Pa. for Obama, McCain's hopes dwindling

The last holdouts call Pennsylvania for Barack Obama; it was the state on which John McCain had pinned his hopes.

By Alex Koppelman
Published November 5, 2008 6:50AM (UTC)
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CNN and Fox News, the two holdouts, have now called Pennsylvania for Barack Obama. This is very, very bad news for those still hoping John McCain might pull a miracle out of his hat tonight. At this point, he'll basically have to run the table in the battleground states that still remain up for grabs in order to win.

Alex Koppelman

Alex Koppelman is a staff writer for Salon.

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