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Obama inching closer to Democratic nomination

By CALVIN WOODWARD/The Associated Press
May 7, 2008 | 7:51 a.m. CDT

On the rebound, Barack Obama left Hillary Rodham Clinton with fast-dwindling chances to deny him the Democratic presidential nomination after beating her in North Carolina and falling just short in an Indiana cliffhanger.

Obama was on track to climb within 200 delegates of attaining the prize, his campaign finally steadying after missteps fiercely exploited by the never-say-die Clinton.

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