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Hillary Clinton Projected Winner in Ohio... and now Texas*
Photograph, left, of Hillary Clinton at Herrera's Mexican Cafe in Dallas, TX by Carolyn Kaster/AP; photograph, right, of Barack Obama at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo 2008 by Rick Bowmer/AP
As 7:53 p.m., PST, MSNBC projected that Hillary Clinton, at 57% (663,922) of the Ohio vote so far, is the winner. Barack Obama had 41% (470,481) of the vote.Earlier tonight, Ohio was "too close to call" for the two democrats, which was expected to be officially called at 1:30 a.m. PST. Obama did win Vermont and Clinton won Rhode Island, which is her first win in a while, but those states aren't the focus.
Earlier tonight, Republican candidate Mike Huckabee officially dropped out of the race.
Gothamist Editor, Jen Chung, contributed to this story