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IRC for Ohio/Texas returns

Tuesday, March 04, 2008 by Dave Winer.

A picture named broom.gifI started a chatroom for tonight's primaries.  Permalink to this paragraph

irc://irc.freenode.net/#ohioTexas  Permalink to this paragraph

5PM Pacific: Vermont declared for Obama, the rest are closed or too close to call. Permalink to this paragraph

Update: I'm predicting a sweep for Obama tonight. 4-for-4.  Permalink to this paragraph

5:50PM: Clinton is calling an emergency conference call about "irregularities" in Texas. Okay, she didn't win Texas. Now comes the whining.  Permalink to this paragraph


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