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

Analysis: Clinton scores a win, Obama nears finish line

[cnn-photo-caption image= http://i.l.cnn.net/cnn/2008/POLITICS/05/21/may.20.analysis/art.obama.ap.jpg caption="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.