U.S. Sen. Hillary Clinton saw her support slip and U.S. Sen. Barack Obama saw his expand at the Washoe County Democratic Convention on Saturday, a development many attribute to the national momentum he has gained since last month’s Nevada caucuses.
Obama of Illinois succeeded in winning over support from former U.S. Sen. John Edwards’ delegates, as well as turning out more volunteers than his rival to the county convention in the Reno Events Center.
Clinton of New York failed to garner enough volunteers to show up to fill all of the delegate spots she had been awarded in the caucuses last month. Continue Reading
More than 8,000 people showed up at
Bally's Hotel-Casino in Las Vegas,
causing the fire marshal to shutdown a ballroom.