The elections continue to surprise, but only a little less so with each day.

For Sen. Barack Obama, yesterday’s primaries were an amazing and highly successful sweep.

Obama, an Illinois senator who would be the first black
president, scored decisive wins over New York Sen. Hillary Clinton on
Saturday in Louisiana, Nebraska and Washington in the race to be the
Democratic nominee in the November 4 election.

And he now looks unstoppable.

Meanwhile, for the Republicans…

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee beat McCain in
Louisiana and Kansas and ran a very close second in Washington state.
Rep. Ron Paul of Texas, far behind in the Republican race, was a close
third in Washington.

“It was great day for us,” Huckabee said on Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press” show. “This thing could go to the convention.”

It probably won’t, but both races remain compelling. And it’s only going to get more intense.

Sheila Liaugminas

Sheila Liaugminas is an Emmy award-winning Chicago-based journalist in print and broadcast media. Her writing and broadcasting covers matters of faith, culture, politics and the media....