Barack Obama won the Mississippi primary by 24 points on Tuesday. CNN is also projecting Obama as the winner of last week’s Texas caucuses. Now it’s a question of momentum and the tone of the campaign as the candidates head toward Pennsylvania, where Hillary Clinton is heavily favored in the polls.

Update: CNN is also projecting Obama as the winner of the Texas caucuses and predicts that he will win more delegates overall from Texas than Clinton.


Sen. Barack Obama will win Mississippi’s Democratic primary, CNN projects.

Obama will also finish first in the Texas Democratic caucuses, which were held last week.

He will get more delegates out of the state than rival Sen. Hillary Clinton, who won the state’s primary.

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