Democratic presidential candidate
Hillary Rodham Clinton won Tuesday's New York primary, moving her
closer to locking up the Democratic nomination.
“The race for the nomination is in
the home stretch, and victory is in sight,” Clinton said during her
With 98% of districts reporting,
Clinton won 57.9% of the vote, while Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders
The win widened Clinton's lead, but
Sanders vowed to remain in the race.
“We've got a shot to victory,”
Sanders is quoted as telling the AP.
On the Republican side, real estate
mogul Donald Trump shut out his closest competitor, Texas Senator Ted
Cruz, who, with 98% of precincts reporting, won no delegates.
Trump won 60.5% of the vote. Ohio
Governor John Kasich and Cruz walked away with 25% and 14.5% of the
According to the AP, it is no longer
mathematically possible for Cruz to win the nomination before
Republicans gather in Cleveland in July.