Democratic presidential candidate
Hillary Rodham Clinton solidified her frontrunner status on Tuesday,
winning seven states on Super Tuesday.
Clinton's rival, Vermont Senator Bernie
Sanders, emerged victorious in four states (Colorado, Minnesota,
Oklahoma and Vermont).
As she did in previous contests, most
notably in Nevada and South Carolina, Clinton received strong support
from black and Hispanic voters.
“What a super Tuesday!” Clinton
declared to cheers in her victory speech in Miami.
Analysts predict that Tuesday's results
give Clinton an almost insurmountable lead.
“The math indicates that Clinton
eventually will win the nomination with relative ease,” wrote
On the Republican side, real estate
mogul Donald Trump won seven states. Texas Senator Ted Cruz won
Texas and two other states, while Florida Senator Marco Rubio took
Speaking in Texas, Cruz called on other
Republicans to drop out of the race and work with him to defeat