Obama Gets Scant White Support in MS
WASHINGTON (AP) — Whites largely shunned Barack Obama in Mississippi's Democratic presidential primary on Tuesday as the Deep South showed once again its reluctance to embrace him across racial lines.
While nine in 10 blacks lined up behind the Illinois senator, about three-fourths of whites supported Hillary Rodham Clinton, according to preliminary figures from an exit poll of voters across Mississippi. That made the state's contest one of the most racially divided this year.
That division was all Obama needed because voters were split evenly between the two races.
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