Is this a mortal blow to Dean? I don’t think so. On to South Carolina.
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) – John Kerry easily won New Hampshire’s primary Tuesday, overpowering Howard Dean and other Democratic rivals for a second-straight victory to establish the four-term senator as the party’s presidential front-runner.
Sen. John Edwards of North Carolina and retired Army Gen. Wesley Clark were in a distant race for third as early returns trickled in from across the Granite state. Sen. Joe Lieberman of Connecticut was fifth, his candidacy in peril.Update: I had more pressing business to tend to – namely shoveling the driveway.