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Obama will move on to Indiana on Tuesday, election day in Pennsylvania.

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BLUE BELL, PA.--Pennsylvania votes on Tuesday and Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-N.Y.) wll spend election night in Philadelphia. Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) will move on to Evansville, Ind. Indiana has a May 6 primary.

Asked why Evansville, Obama communications chief Robert Gibss noted Evansville was a major Indiana media market by Tuesday night, "It's on to the next race."

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Michael Moore endorses Obama
Fresh off the wires today, filmmaker Michael Moore is endorsing Barack Obama for president:

I want to say a word about the basic decency I have seen in Mr. Obama. Mrs. Clinton continues to throw the Rev. Wright up in his face as part of her mission to keep stoking the fears of White America. Every time she does this I shout at the TV, "Say it, Obama! Say that when she and her husband were having marital difficulties regarding Monica Lewinsky, who did she and Bill bring to the White House for 'spiritual counseling?' THE REVEREND JEREMIAH WRIGHT!"

But no, Obama won't throw that at her. It wouldn't be right. It wouldn't be decent. She's been through enough hurt. And so he remains silent and takes the mud she throws in his face.

That's why the crowds who come to see him are so large. That's why he'll take us down a more decent path. That's why I would vote for him if Michigan were allowed to have an election.

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I don't care what anyone says -- in the primaries, this will help him, if anything.

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