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