McCain Clinches GOP Nomination

He secures enough delegates to officially win
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 4, 2008 8:05 PM CST

(Newser) – John McCain officially clinched the Republican nomination for president tonight, CNN reports. McCain racked up easy wins tonight in Texas, Ohio, Vermont, and Rhode Island to secure the necessary number of delegates—1,191. McCain will go to the White House tomorrow to collect an endorsement from President Bush, CNN notes.