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The Results of Super Tuesday and Why It Matters

Super Tuesday 2016 Results

The Results of Super Tuesday and Why It Matters  What You Need To Know About Super Tuesday Thirteen states vote on Super Tuesday in the presidential primaries or caucuses — the most in 2016. What is Super Tuesday? Super Tuesday is a Tuesday in the presidential primary election season in which the largest number of states hold their primaries or caucuses. This year’s Super Tuesday takes place on Tuesday, March 1. The Super Tuesday election day typically features at least a dozen contests, which makes it likely that a candidate who performs well on Super Tuesday will go on to secure the nomination. The Super Tuesday moniker dates to the 1980 election, when Alabama, Florida and Georgia held primaries on the same day. According to a report by National Public Radio, the current, high-stakes Super Tuesday contest came about in 1988, when a dozen Southern states decided to hold Democratic ...

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Trump and Clinton top the weekend, Bush Resigns

Presidential Race 2016: Trump vs Clinton

Trump takes South Carolina Donald Trump has won the South Carolina Republican primary, after a tremendous show of strength in the heart of the South that validates his status as the GOP’s national front-runner. Following his victory in New Hampshire earlier this month and a second-place finish in the Iowa caucuses, businessman Donald Trump who has self-funded his entire campaign has had a critical burst of momentum heading into Nevada’s Republican caucuses Tuesday and the slate of 13 states voting on Super Tuesday, March 1. Trump’s performance could unnerve the Republican establishment, since South Carolina has sided with the eventual nominee in every GOP presidential race since 1980, apart from 2012. And, following his risky attack on George W. Bush’s handling of terrorism and the Iraq War, Trump’s win provides more evidence that he can take positions that would undermine virtually any other politician. “I want to begin by thanking the ...

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