Hillary Clinton has dramatic comeback with New Hampshire win
Hillary Clinton was today dubbed the ‘comeback kid’ as she surged to victory in the New Hampshire primaries.
After a disappointing losing streak, Hillary has resurrected her bid for the White House by beating Barack Obama in the New Hampshire Democratic primary.
Her victory, after Obama won last week’s Iowa race, raised the possibility of a prolonged battle for the party nomination between the most viable black candidate in history and the former first lady, seeking to become the first woman to occupy the Oval Office.
‘I felt like we all spoke from our hearts and I am so gratified that you responded,’ Clinton told her cheering supporters. ‘Now together, let’s give America the kind of comeback that New Hampshire has just given me.’
She continued: ‘A few weeks ago, no-one imagined that we’d have accomplished what we did here tonight in New Hampshire.
‘For most of this campaign we were far behind we always knew our climb would be steep.
‘But in record numbers you came out and you spoke up for change and with your voices and your votes you made it clear that at this moment in this election there is something happening in America.’
Conceding defeat, Mr Obama repeatedly thanked his supporters and said: ‘I am still fired up and ready to go.’