Obama and McCain win primaries in Wisconsin

Sen. Barack Obama (D-Illinois) and Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona) racked up more victories in Wisconsin on Tuesday.

Obama won his ninth primary in a row. He had 58 percent of the vote, compared to 41 percent for Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-New York).

McCain, a former two-term chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, reassured his hold on the Republican nomination. He defeated former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee by 22 points in Wisconsin.

For Democrats, the next major contests are in Ohio and Texas on March 4. For Republicans, the next votes are in Ohio, Texas, Vermont and Rhode Island on March 4.

Get the Story:
Obama Chips Away at Clinton's Usual Hard Core of Supporters (The Washington Post 2/20)
With Victory in Wisconsin, McCain Is Talking Like a Nominee (The Washington Post 2/20)
Wisconsin Hands Obama a Victory, the Ninth in a Row (The New York Times 2/20)

Relevant Links:
Barack Obama - http://www.barackobama.com
Hillary Clinton - http://www.hillaryclinton.com
John McCain - http://www.johnmccain.com

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