Clinton, Romney Win Nevada Caucuses

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Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Mitt Romney won Nevada's presidential nominating contests on Saturday.

Watch excerpts from Clinton's victory speech in Nevada.

Clinton beat rival Sen. Barack Obama, winning 13 delegates from Nevada, compared to 12 for Obama. All of Nevada's 25 Democratic delegates have been awarded.

Clinton nleads the overall race for Democratic delegates with 237, including separately chosen party and elected officials known as "super delegates." Obama follows with 135, and former Sen. John Edwards with 50.

A total of 2,025 delegates are needed to secure the Democratic nomination.

GOP Fight for Delegates

Romney, a former Massachusetts governor, won 17 delegates in Nevada's caucuses, extending his overall lead in the race for delegates to the GOP convention this summer.

Sen. John McCain and Rep. Ron Paul each won four delegates, and former Sen. Fred Thompson and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee each won two. Rep. Duncan Hunter and former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani each won one delegate. It is the first delegate for Giuliani's campaign.

All of Nevada's 31 Republican delegates have been awarded.

With the win in Nevada, Romney will have 59 delegates heading into the Republican primary in South Carolina, followed by Huckabee with 34 and McCain with 17.

A total of 1,191 delegates are needed to secure the Republican nomination.

Source: The Associated Press, Reuters

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