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Big wins for Trump, Clinton on Super Tuesday

Tuesday, March 01, 2016 - 01:39

Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton rolled up a series of big primary wins on Tuesday. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.

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Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton rolled up a series of big primary wins on Tuesday, as the two presidential front-runners looked to take command of their party nominating battles on the 2016 campaign's biggest night of voting. For Trump it was a night to celebrate. (SOUNDBITE)(English) REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE DONALD TRUMP, SAYING: "This has been an amazing evening already. We have won five major states and it looks like we could win six or eight or nine." Clinton, declared the winner of at least six states, called for a change of tone. (SOUNDBITE)(English) DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE HILLARY CLINTON, SAYING: "The stakes in this election have never been higher, and the rhetoric we are hearing on the other side, has never been lower, trying to divide America between us and them is wrong and we are not going to let it work." Republican Ted Cruz, a U.S. senator from Texas, won his home state and neighboring Oklahoma, bolstering his argument he had the best chance to stop the controversial Trump. U.S. Senator Marco Rubio of Florida, the favorite of the Republican establishment, is projected to have won Minnesota. On the Democratic side, Senator Bernie Sanders won his home state of Vermont and Oklahoma, two of five states he was targeting for victory on Tuesday The next contests will be March 5th.

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Big wins for Trump, Clinton on Super Tuesday

Tuesday, March 01, 2016 - 01:39