Illinois senator Barack Obama has effectively clinched the Democratic nomination according to the Associated Press, having won enough superdelegate commitments to put him over the edge after the polls close in two final states tonight. Meanwhile, Clinton told New York politicians today that she would be willing to join Obama's ticket as the vice presidential candidate, the AP reported. An AP tally of the Democratic party insiders and elected officials, which includes some who have not publicly declared their commitments, shows Obama becoming the first black candidate to win the presidential nomination of a major US political party. For full story read here.
However BBC News reports that Clinton has said that she will fight on despite reports she is about to concede.