McCain savors coast to coast wins; Democrats in for long fight

New Mexico caucus still unsettled for Democrats
Wednesday, February 6, 2008 | 6:29 a.m. CST; updated 10:59 p.m. CDT, Monday, July 21, 2008

WASHINGTON — John McCain earned himself a super Wednesday, a day to savor coast-to-coast primary victories that ratified him as the Republican front-runner, while Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama dug in after a night of divided spoils in a Democratic presidential contest that could stretch to the spring.