Obama Pulls Ahead in Senate Support Race
Posted on Apr 28, 2008
The competition between Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton to win their Senate colleagues’ endorsements is still very close, but Obama moved one notch ahead of Clinton Monday with the addition of Sen. Jeff Bingaman of New Mexico to his list of supporters, which has now grown to 14.
“The Trail” in The Washington Post:
Obama will also get the vote of Sen. Russ Feingold (D-Wis.), who has not officially endorsed him but said he will support Obama at the convention in deference to his state’s voters. Clinton has a similar pledge from Sen. Barbara Boxer of California.
[...] Of course, Clinton can still flip the endorsement balance back in her favor: Not counting Clinton, Obama, and the Senate’s two Democratic-leaning independents, 18 Democratic senators still have yet to endorse.