As votes continued to be counted in Oregon, Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaThe Hill's Campaign Report: Gloves off in South Carolina 6 ways the primary fight is toughening up Democrats for the fall general election Bloomberg called Social Security a 'Ponzi scheme' as mayor MORE claimed to have "won an absolute majority of all the delegates chosen by the people" in an email to supporters.

"It's clear that tonight we have reached a major milestone," Obama wrote.