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To the end, Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama on different pages

June 3, 2008 |  7:35 pm

A tale of competing quotes:

"Now the question is: Where do we go from here? And given how far we’ve come and where we need to go as a party, it’s a question I don’t take lightly. This has been a long campaign, and I will be making no decisions tonight. ... In the coming days, I’ll be consulting with supporters and party leaders to determine how to move forward with the best interests of our party and our country guiding my way."

-- Hillary Clinton, in New York City.

"Tonight ... after 54 hard-fought contests, our primary season has finally come to an end. ... Tonight, I can stand here and say that I will be the Democratic nominee for the president of the United States of America."

-- Barack Obama, several minutes later in St. Paul, Minn.

-- Don Frederick