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And this about the Democratic race...

Business Times - 31 Jan 2008 Will 'Billary' stop the Obama resurgence? Expect a long and nasty fight between these political stars By LEON HADAR WASHINGTON CORRESPONDENT SENATOR Barack Obama's crushing victory over Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton in the South Carolina Democratic presidential primary on Saturday has provided his campaign with huge political momentum as these two political stars, together with the third presidential contender, Senator John Edwards prepare for the key primary races, including in California, New York and New Jersey that will take place next week. The final results of the Democratic primary in South Carolina indicate that Mr Obama had won 55 per cent of the vote against 27 per cent for Mrs Clinton and 18 per cent for Mr Edwards. This is the second primary victory for Mr Obama after his earlier victory in the Democratic caucuses in Iowa. Mr Obama needed a big win in South Carolina after his losses in the primaries in New Hampshire and Nevada. And