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For Clinton and McCain, a New Hampshire revival

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In the Democratic primary, the results, with 96 percent of precincts reporting, were 39 percent for Clinton; 36 percent for Obama; 17 percent for former North Carolina Sen. John Edwards; 5 percent for New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson; and 1 percent for US Rep. Dennis Kucinich.

In the Republican contest, 37 percent voted for McCain; 32 percent for Mr. Romney; 11 percent for former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee; 9 percent for former New York mayor Rudolph Giuliani; 8 percent for US Rep. Ron Paul; and 1 percent for former Tennessee senator Fred Thompson.

New Hampshire is a fickle bellwether for the nation. Paul Tsongas captured the Democratic primary here in 1992, Pat Buchanan was the Republican winner in 1996, and McCain the GOP victor in 2000. None went on to win his party's nomination.

For the moment, however, Clinton owns the spotlight. She reversed expectations and even one-upped her husband's surprise second-place finish here in 1992, when he declared himself the "Comeback Kid."

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