Clinton won the biggest state, California, for the Democrats, capitalizing on support from Hispanic voters.
McCain led the Republican race in the Golden State, hoping to inflict a crushing blow on his closest pursuer, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney.
Update #10: Obama claims Minnesota.
Update #9: Kansas and Connecticut is for Barrack Obama. Huckabee wins Georgia
Democrats played out a historic struggle between Clinton, seeking to become the first female president and Obama, hoping to become the first black to win the White House.
Clinton won at home in New York as well as in Massachusetts, New Jersey, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Arkansas, where she was first lady for more than a decade.
Obama won Georgia, Alabama, Delaware, Utah and his home state of Illinois. He also prevailed in North Dakota, the first of seven caucus states to report votes as well as in Kansas.
Update #8: Obama takes Utah, North Dakota; Romney wins Utah; McCain takes Oklahoma.
Update #7: Clinton triumphs in New Jersey.
Update #6: McCain wins New York; Obama wins in Alabama.
Sen. John McCain swept a series of delegate-rich primaries along the East Coast Tuesday night, reaching for command of the race for the Republican presidential nomination. Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama swapped victories in a grueling Democratic race.
McCain, whose campaign nearly unraveled six months ago, won in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Delaware to gain all 198 delegates at stake. He also put Illinois in his column.
Update #5: Obama takes Delaware; Clinton wins in Massachusetts.
Update #4: Clinton wins New York; McCain wins Delaware.
One of the major Super Tuesday state primaries for the democratic side goes to its long time favorite winner, Hilary Clinton as McCain continues its winning streak and adds Delaware to his list.
Update #3: Huckabee wins Arkansas and Alabama; Clinton takes Tennessee and Arkansas.
Clinton, seeking to become the first female president, countered Obama in Oklahoma, Tennessee and then in Arkansas, where she was first lady for more than a decade.
Huckabee won in his home state, too, and also at the West Virginia convention, as well as in Alaska. McCain's forces helped him collect all 18 delegates there, maneuvering successfully to deny Romney the prize.
Update #2: McCain wins N.J., Ill., and Conn.; Romney wins Mass.; Obama wins Ill.; Clinton wins Okla.
Sen. John McCain won primaries in Connecticut, New Jersey and Illinois Tuesday night, reaching for command of the race for the Republican presidential nomination. Barack Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton swapped victories as they opened a coast-coast struggle for delegates in the grueling Democratic campaign.
Obama won in Georgia and his home state of Illinois. Clinton countered in Oklahoma.
McCain's leading rival, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, won a home state victory.
The Associated Press made its calls based on surveys of voters as they left the polls.
Update #1: Obama Takes Georgia, Huckabee Takes West Virginia
Democratic Party. Barrack Obama triumphs in the Georgia Primaries. The Associated Press made its call based on surveys of voters as they left the polls.
Republican Party. West virginia goes to Huckabee. Gov. Mike Huckabee (R-Arkansas) won the West Virginia Caucus on the second ballot with 52 percent. Gov. Mitt Romney (R-Massachusetts), who was leading on the first ballot, was unable to meet the 50 percent threshold. The victory is Huckabee's first in over a month when he won the Iowa Caucus on January 3.