Sen. Barack Obama swept the Louisiana primary
and caucuses in Nebraska and Washington state Saturday night,
slicing into Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton's slender delegate lead in
their historic race for the Democratic presidential nomination.
Democrat Barack Obama won Minnesota's caucuses by a 2-1 margin over Hillary Clinton, but that doesn't necessarily mean he'll get twice as many delegates. Mitt Romney won the GOP straw poll, but the results are are nothing more than a beauty contest.
Sen. John McCain seized command of the race
for the Republican presidential nomination early Wednesday. Democratic rivals Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama traded victories in an epic struggle with no end in sight.
Republican presidential candidates John McCain, Mitt Romney, Mike Huckabee and Ron Paul appeared in California to debate the issues with less than a week to go before Super Tuesday.