Republican Mitt Romney has ended his campaign for the presidency. That leaves John McCain as the clear front-runner for the Republican nomination, with Mike Huckabee and Ron Paul still in the race. Midday analyzes the impact on the campaign from here on out.
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.
Four presidential candidates have now planned stops in Minnesota over the next few days, ahead of Tuesday's political caucuses. The latest to announce her plans is Democrat Hillary Clinton, who will be here Sunday.