McCain Wins in Tight Florida GOP Primary

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

John McCain is the winner of the Florida Republican primary. He edged past Mitt Romney to gain campaign momentum for next week's string of contests in 21 states.

McCain tells The Associated Press it's a "very significant boost" and shows he's "the conservative leader who can unite the party."

The Florida victory is worth 57 national convention delegates for McCain and is the largest single prize to date in the race.

Rudy Giuliani was in third place and officials familiar with events say his aides are in discussions with McCain's advisers on a possible endorsement later in the week.

Mike Huckabee has told supporters he'll forge on.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


You must be logged in to post comments.

Username:
Password (case sensitive):
Remember Me:
KKTV 520 E. Colorado Colorado Springs, CO 80903 Office: (719) 634-2844 Fax: (719) 632-0808 News Fax: (719) 634-3741
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 14850301 - kktv.com/a?a=14850301
Gray Television, Inc.