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Ticket Video: 5 political points to ponder about the Dems

June 4, 2008 |  4:54 am

Chances are, Barack Obama, the newly minted nominee of the Democratic Party's presidential ticket, and Hillary Clinton, its latest loser, are sound asleep as we write this. But The Ticket never sleeps.

So here to officially mark the end of the primary season is a new feature, The Ticket Video: Five things to think about as the rhetorical dust settles from a historic primary race that saw the original Republican front-runner, John McCain, fall into oblivion and then recover to win the GOP nomination while the original Democratic front-runner, Clinton, simply fell into oblivion and the victor, Obama, rose from the same place to clinch his win a few hours ago.

This video is about an hour-and-a-half long. Just kidding. It's 88 seconds.

--Andrew Malcolm