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Should Clinton drop out of the Democratic race?

May 7, 2008

Democratic presidential candidate Senator Hillary Clinton (D-NY) with daughter Chelsea (L) and husband former President Bill Clinton (C) speaks to supporters at her North Carolina and Indiana primary election night rally in Indianapolis, Indiana, May 6, 2008.

The road just got rockier for Hillary Clinton in her battle to win her party’s presidential nomination after Barack Obama’s victory in North Carolina and her slim win in Indiana.

“It’s full speed on to the White House,” Clinton said at a victory rally in Indianapolis, with her husband, former President Bill Clinton, standing behind her. “We’ve got a long road ahead, but we’re going to keep fighting.”

But Clinton made some conciliatory noises. “I can assure you as I have said on many occasions, that no matter what happens, I will work for the nominee of the Democratic Party … and I know that Senator Obama feels the same way,” she said.

Should Clinton drop out of the race for the Democratic nomination?


I will not vote for O’bama if Hillary Clinto drops out. My gut feeling tells me “dont trust him” and I always go with my gut feeling, it hasnt let me down so far.


How does a woman who has said that she would bring the troops home in 6 months not have the capacity to end another unwinnable, and more immediate, conflict? By staying in the race, she not only hurts the party but is hurting her own reputation for having sound judgement.
I used to love Hillary… always thought Barrack would be a better president, but if she ran against anyone else, I would have campaigned for her. She is extremely capable of running this country…. but now I realize that even though that may be the case, she is no better at coming up with an “exit strategy” than Bush is… and willing to continue on even though most of America thinks she should gracefully GET OUT, and even though she is hurting others by “staying the course.”

Posted by Liberal Jessie | Report as abusive

Hillary demonstrated tonight that she is NOT a team player and that she considers herself more important than the democratic party winning in November. She had the chance to revel in the glory of running an outstanding race and supporting the party nominee. She chose not too. I sincerely hope he does not consider her as a VP candidate now or I will have to seriously consider whether I want to continue to support him. I did not support Obama to begin with but became a supporter in recent weeks, after our primary. If it were held today, Hillary would get one less vote in SC and Obama would get one more.

Posted by Jim | Report as abusive

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!! What a let down,who do I vote for now? rep? I think not. do I vote at all? I think fl. has done the pres. in AGAIN someone from a different state should be in charge of the polls in fl. (& I live in fl.) This brins a tear to my eyes!!!!!!!!!!!


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