The states of North Carolina and Indiana voted
in one of the last few primaries of the season [AFP]
 
The race for the White House continues in this year's US presidential election.

On Tuesday the states of North Carolina and Indiana went to the polls to vote in one of the last few primaries of the season, and perhaps two of the most crucial. 
 
Barack Obama was victorious in North Carolina and the votes are still coming for Indiana.

In all, only 404 pledged delegates remain to be chosen, and Tuesday's total of 187 makes it the biggest single primary day left.

Hillary Clinton would need to win 70 per cent of the remaining pledged delegates to catch up with Obama. 

With neither candidate expected to win the 2,025 delegates needed to clinch the Democratic nomination by June 3, the end of the primary season, the final decision will most likely fall to the 796 superdelegates: Democratic governors, members of Congress and party officials.
 
On Wednesday's Riz Khan we take a look at the results of these primaries and what they mean for both the Democratic and Republican Parties.

We are joined by Laura Schwartz, a former Clinton aide and Democrat strategist, and Gloria Feldt, an expert in women's rights, health, media, and politics.

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This episode of Riz Khan aired on Wednesday, May 07, 2008

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