Hillary finishes

Thomas Fitzgerald reports: Hillary Clinton gave a fairly standard stump speech - populist attacks on the special interests, a call to make college affordable, to get energy independent and end the the war on Iraq. At the end she was shouting in the McGonigle Hall gym, bringing rousing cheers from an audience of about 3,000 with many wearing union shirts or jackets.

 "I ask you to think about who you would hire for this job - it's the toughest job in the world," Clinton said. She said she has the "greatest respect" for opponent, Barack Obama, but believes her "experience and understanding" are what the nation needs.

She is now done talking and is shaking hands.