By Sam Youngman - 03/05/08 12:50 AM EST
Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (N.Y.) cemented her case for continuing the fight for the Democratic nomination against Sen. Barack Obama (Ill.) by winning Texas and Ohio Tuesday night.
MSNBC and Fox News called the Texas primary for Clinton shortly before 1:00 a.m. Wednesday morning.
Before Tuesday night, many political observers had begun to write Clinton’s political obituary, but, much like in the New Hampshire primary, Clinton refused to play to expectations.
Prior to the vote, former President Bill Clinton said his wife needed to win both big contests and predicted that she would likely march on to the nomination if she did.
Exit polls showed that Hispanic voters broke huge for Clinton in Texas.
All eyes now turn to Pennsylvania’s April 22 primary, the largest prize remaining on the primary calendar.