Sometimes the timing of these announcement makes a lot of sense- like when Gore Edwards** endorsed the day after Hillary won in West Virginia.

But I have no clue why Robert Byrd – Senator from WV – waited until a week after their primary to endorse Obama.

For whatever reason, he did.

And I agree with the Hill’s take on it:

Byrd’s endorsement is yet another sign that the long nomination battle between Clinton and Obama is nearing an end.

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