****OBAMA WINS SOUTH CAROLINA PRIMARY****
Strong victory in First-in-the-South primary breaks losing streak and garners Land of Lincolner delegates.
“A good, old-fashioned butt kicking,” says campaign strategist Axelrod.
Obama expected to speak publicly at 9pm ET.
“The cynics who believed that what began in the snows of Iowa was just an illusion were told a different story….” Read his prepared speech.
Clinton called Obama Saturday evening– read her concession statement that mentions Florida here.
How it all began in South Carolina — get on your feet, fired up, and ready to go. Click here or click above.
Clinton comes in second, Edwards third
With 86 percent of the vote counted:
Obama 54%, Clinton 27%, Edwards 19%