U.S. Presidential Election 2008
News Archive April 2008

April 24, 2008
Clinton wins Pennsylvania  
According to CNN reports issued just after 9pm, Senator Hillary Clinton has been projected to have won the Pennsylvania primary with 53% of the vote with Senator Barack Obama had around 47%. The results are still not official. Read more

April 22, 2008
Pennsylvania voters go to the polls
Voters in the state of Pennsylvania are going to the polls to show their preference for who should win the Democratic Party's presidential nomination. VOA's Paula Wolfson reports from Pittsburgh that there is much at stake in this late-in-the-season primary election. Read more

April 18, 2008
Hillary, Obama debate in Philadelphia
For the first time in nearly two months, Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama shared a stage in a presidential debate in Philadelphia.

Coming just days before the all-important Pennsylvania primary, the stakes were high, especially for the underdog Hillary, who sought this debate as an opportunity to try to change her fortunes in this race - a race that she is losing. Read more