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Trump, Clinton hope to sweep Super Tuesday

Trump, Clinton hope to sweep Super Tuesday

Washington, March 1 : Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton hope to lock their frontrunner status in the US presidential race as Republicans face primaries in 12 states and Democrats in 11 on Super Tuesday.

Both Trump and Clinton head into Tuesday's crucial poll dominating their respective races, according to a new CNN/ORC poll.

While Trump had the support of nearly half of the Republican primary vote, more than his remaining four opponents combined, Clinton topped rival Bernie Sanders 55 percent to 38 percent among Democrats.

Even as the real estate mogul courted controversy after he failed to disavow a former Ku Klux Klan figure during a Sunday talk show, Trump's growing dominance in the Republican field sent shock waves through the party establishment


A gala win for Hillary Clinton at South Carolina over Sanders

A gala win for Hillary Clinton at South Carolina over Sanders

Hillary Clinton has won the South Carolina Democratic presidential primary, with polls projecting a large margin between her and rival Bernie Sanders.

Clinton offered a vision for America based on 'love and kindness' in stark contrast to the anger and division promoted by Donald Trump, reports the Guardian.

Clinton led 73.5% to 26% over Sanders. Her victory was widely expected as it gives her momentum ahead of the 'Super Tuesday' primaries in 11 states next week.

'Tomorrow this campaign goes national,' Hillary told her cheering supporters.

Even though Sanders graciously accepted the defeat, he said that the campaign was just a beginning.

This is Clinton's third victory in four contests, after wins in Iowa and Nevada. She lost to Sanders in New Hampshire.


Don't know if America is ready for woman president: Hillary

Don't know if America is ready for woman president: Hillary

Washington: Hillary Clinton has said she is not sure if the US is ready to elect its first woman president even as the Democratic presidential front-runner emphasised that there has been a "big improvement" in people's perception in this regard.

"I really don't know. I think it's gotten better. I think there still is a very deep set of concerns that people have, which very often they're not even aware of or they couldn't articulate," Clinton, 68, said.

The former First Lady and the top American diplomat who is aiming to create history by becoming the first woman president of the US was responding to question if the country is ready for it.


Race for White House: Senator Ted Cruz trumps Donald Trump in Iowa; Hillary Clinton posts razor-thin victory

Race for White House: Senator Ted Cruz trumps Donald Trump in Iowa; Hillary Clin

Washington - In a stunning upset, Senator Ted Cruz beat controversial Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump in the crucial Iowa caucuses while Democrat Hillary Clinton eked out a victory over Bernie Sanders as the race for the White House began on Tuesday.

As the results of the Iowa Caucuses poured in throughout the night, 45-year-old Texas Senator Cruz bagged 28 percent of the total votes with a lead of over 6,000 votes against Trump's 24 percent.

With almost all the votes counted, Marco Rubio stood at the third position with 23 per cent.

Among the Democrats, it was razor-thin contest between Clinton and Sanders till the last votes, with the former Secretary of State bagging 50 per cent votes and edging out her rival who secured 49 per cent votes.


US elections 2016: Clinton, Cruz claim early leads in Iowa caucuses

US elections 2016: Clinton, Cruz claim early leads in Iowa caucuses

Washington D. C., Feb 2 : Republican Ted Cruz and Democrat Hillary Clinton claimed early leads in the Iowa caucuses as voters begun meeting in schools, churches and other venues across the state.

Early results showed Cruz, the senator from Texas, holding a small but stable advantage over real estate mogul Donald Trump, The Washington Post reports.

Cruz was winning 28 percent of the vote to Trump's 25 percent, with 62 percent of the precincts reporting.

On the Democratic side, Clinton was leading 51 percent to Senator Bernie Sanders's 49 percent, with 69 percent of the precincts reporting.

Former Maryland governor Martin O'Malley had negligible support.


Seven email chains sent from Clinton's private server withheld

Seven email chains sent from Clinton's private server withheld

Washington : The US State Department has withheld release of "seven email chains" sent from former secretary of state Hillary Clinton's private server, admitting for the first time that her home server contained closely guarded government secrets.

The State Department will be denying in full seven email chains found in 22 documents, representing 37 pages. "These documents were not marked classified at the time that they were sent," the State Department Spokesman John Kirby said.

He added that the department was now investigating whether the information in them was classified at the time it passed through her private email account run on a server in her home.


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