The latest news on Texas
Tuesday's results mean the Democratic race is competitive again.
If Democrats have shown the American people anything this election cycle, it's this: They like to do things the hard way.
Called semi-Super Tuesday and Super Tuesday No. 2 by some, today voters in Ohio, Texas, Rhode Island, and Vermont head to the polls and could finally decide the fate of the tight race for the Democratic nomination. Both Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton remained positive last night; however, both teams acknowledged that close votes and split decisions could lead to another month, at least, of drawing out this battle. The next big primary comes April 22, when Pennsylvanians make their choice.
Either Obama or Clinton could win Ohio or Texas or both.
Huckabee's Texas campaign could pull enough votes to embarrass McCain.
With Obama pulling away, Tuesday's contests could be Clinton's last chance.
But Clinton's lead in Ohio may be holding up.
An attempt to estimate the delegate count if the polls are right.
Although she leads in many categories, the latest numbers for the March 4 primary states are not good for Clinton.
Hillary Clinton, for better or worse, had the sound bite of the night in Thursday's Democratic presidential debate in Austin. "If your candidacy is going to be about words then they should be your own words," she said, speaking to Barack Obama. "Lifting whole passages from someone else's speeches is not change you can believe in, it's change you can Xerox." The remark prompted boos from some in the audience.