John McCain and Barack Obama secured victories tonight in the state of Wisconsin. Obama bested Clinton by a 58-41% margin. McCain beat Huckabee 55% to 37%, with Ron Paul picking up 5% of the vote. McCain also picked up a win in Washington state’s primary.
Earlier this week, McCain received the endorsement of former president George H.W. Bush:
Meanwhile, the Clinton campaign began airing negative campaign ads this week. Hillary claims, “My opponent makes speeches, I offer solutions.” That prompted Obama to respond in a Wisconsin rally this weekend:
The Clinton campaign then accused Obama of plagiarising parts of his speech from Massachusetts governor (and Obama-supporter) Deval Patrick:
For a laugh, here are two music videos for the Democratic candidates that have been popular on YouTube over the past couple weeks:
The Hawaiian results also came in, resulting in a 76-24% romp by Obama. The victory marks Obama’s tenth win in a row since Super Tuesday. Obama now leads the total delegate count 1356-1267 and pledged delegates 1187-1028.
Texas, Ohio, Rhode Island and Vermont are up next on the schedule, set for Tuesday March 4th.