Obama wins Washington and Nebraska

February 9, 2008 5:55:54 PM PST
Barack Obama has won caucuses in Washington state and Nebraska and is battling Hillary Rodham Clinton in the Louisiana primary. Obama is looking to chip away at Clinton's slender delegate lead in their historic race.

Obama has 67 percent support in the Washington state caucuses, compared with 32 percent for Clinton with returns tallied from about one-half of the state's precincts. There are 78 delegates at stake, the largest single prize of the night.

Obama is also winning nearly 70 percent support in Nebraska, compared with 31 percent for Clinton, in caucuses with 24 delegates at stake.