'I Could Sense the Change Coming'

Anthony Suau for TIME

Senator Hillary Clinton

Senator Hillary Clinton defied the polls to best Barack Obama in New Hampshire. She spoke to TIME's Karen Tumulty on Jan. 9. Excerpts:

A lot of people thought that yesterday was not necessarily going to be a great night for you. When did you figure out that you had things going your way?

Well, I felt that way after the [Jan. 5] debate. I had nothing to prove it, but I could sense the change coming. Then we actually went out to polling places, and I looked at voters and they looked at me, I shook their hands, and we saw...

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