Call it the “Dewey Defeats Truman” headline of the 21st Century. The Associated Press called the state of Missouri for Hillary Clinton around 10:30 PM.
NOT SO FAST!
As more precincts came in it became clear this was going down to the wire. By 11:00, Barack Obama was within 5,000 votes. After midnight, results showed Obama winning by about 9,000 votes.
With 3,357 of 3,371 precincts reporting, Obama leads Clinton 403,343 votes to 394,566. That’s 49.1% to 48.1% .