Associated Press: Clinton claims victory in Ohio |

Associated Press: Clinton claims victory in Ohio

Associated Press
Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y. waves to supporters during a primary night rally Tuesday March 4, 2008 in Columbus, Ohio. Clinton is the projected winner of the Ohio primary. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

COLUMBUS, Ohio ” Hillary Rodham Clinton finally had a confetti night. The Democratic presidential hopeful claimed victory in the Ohio primary tonight and said that means, “We’re going strong and we’re going all the way.”

Confetti rained down on her Ohio rally as she took the stage. She told the crowd her performance was a victory for everyone who’s been “counted out but refused to be knocked out.”

She and Barack Obama were in a tight race in Texas as she spoke, and her claim of Ohio victory had yet to be affirmed. Earlier, Clinton broke Obama’s winning streak by taking Rhode Island, after Obama was declared the winner in Vermont.

Despite the turn of fortune, Clinton’s still got an uphill fight to overcome Obama’s lead in delegates.

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