Barrack Obama is also the projected winner in Montana by 54% and is running at 44% against Clinton in South Dakota.
Before a crowd of cheering thousands and at the site of the Republican convention venue in St. Paul, Minnesota, Sen. Barack Obama of Illinois laid claim to the Democratic presidential nomination Tuesday night, taking a historic step toward his once-improbable goal of becoming the nation's first black president. Hillary Rodham Clinton maneuvered for the vice presidential spot on his fall ticket without conceding her own defeat.
A video is also available at CNN.com featuring a speech from Sen. Barrack Obama.
Another video from CNN.com reporting Obama winning the nomination.
"America, this is our moment," the 46-year-old senator and one-time community organizer said in his first appearance as the Democratic nominee-in-waiting. "This is our time. Our turn to turn the page on the policies of the past."
Here is another video celebrating Obama's win...