May 21st, 2008
08:15 AM ET
11 years ago

Analysis: Clinton scores a win, Obama nears finish line

Sen. Barack Obama has picked up a majority of the pledged delegates, according to CNN calculations.

Sen. Barack Obama has picked up a majority of the pledged delegates, according to CNN calculations.

NEW YORK (CNN) - Hillary Clinton won a landslide victory in Kentucky Tuesday, but momentum - and a growing sense of inevitability - is now firmly on Barack Obama's side.

He took Oregon last night, but it was his symbolic victory with pledged delegates that was the storyline.

The one-time long shot for the Democratic nomination has a majority of pledged delegates to the Democratic Convention and is now about 70 delegates shy of the finish line.