2016 US Elections | Trump takes South Carolina, Clinton wins Nevada, Bush suspends campaign

Trump takes South Carolina, Clinton wins Nevada, Bush suspends campaign

February 20, 2016 9:05 PM (UTC+8)

 

(From Reuters)

Republican Donald Trump rolled to victory on Saturday in South Carolina and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton beat back a strong challenge from Bernie Sanders in the Nevada caucuses.

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush suffered a distant fourth place finish and announced he had suspended his campaign, ending his dream of becoming a third Bush president after his father and brother.

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The victories by Trump and Clinton solidified their positions as the front-runners to win their parties’ respective presidential nominations ahead of the Nov. 8 election.

Trump won despite getting into a controversy with Pope Francis and having a debate performance that raised questions about his temperament in the days before the voting. Read more

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