Hillary and Obama clash in U.S. election feud

The American south is the focus of the U.S. presidential race with key primaries in South Carolina and Florida in the next ten days. With both the Democratic and Republican contests still wide open, the candidates are beginning to show the strain.

Democratic Presidential contenders Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama clashed angrily during a debate in South Carolina on Monday.

The pair accused each other of shading the truth as tensions continue to rise in the battle for the Democratic nomination.

The two frontrunners drew criticism from candidate John Edwards for their heated exchange.