Mitt Romney’s long journey to secure the Republican presidential nomination is officially complete. According to the Associated Press
tally, Romney is on pace to take enough of Texas’s 155 delegates to cross the 1,144 delegate threshold. The Hill
, relays Romney’s reaction:
"I am honored that Americans across the country have given their support to my candidacy and I am humbled to have won enough delegates to become the Republican Party's 2012 presidential nominee … Our party has come together with the goal of putting the failures of the last three and a half years behind us."
The race against President Obama is very close; the latest Real Clear Politics
average of polls had Obama up only by two points.