Kerry Clinches Spot with Win Sen. John Kerry clinches the Democratic Party's presidential nomination with a win in the Illinois primary. Although his main rivals had already exited the race, Kerry visited the state several times leading up to Tuesday's vote. Illinois has supported the last three Democratic presidential candidates. Hear NPR's David Schaper.
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Kerry Clinches Nomination with Illinois Win

Sen. John Kerry clinches the Democratic Party's presidential nomination with a win in the Illinois primary. Although his main rivals had already exited the race, Kerry visited the state several times leading up to Tuesday's vote. Illinois has supported the last three Democratic presidential candidates. Hear NPR's David Schaper.