Associated Press Declares Obama Winner of Democratic Presidential Nomination

June 3, 2008 2:06:51 PM PDT
The Associated Press is reporting that Barack Obama has clinched the Democratic Presidential nomination, becoming the first black candidate to lead a major party into a campaign for the White House.The AP reports that Obama sealed his nomination victory Tuesday, based on public declarations from many "superdelegates" as well as private support from others who confirmed their intentions to the Associated Press.