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February 29, 2016 6:59 am

Hillary Clinton Expected to Sweep South on Super Tuesday

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Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton. Photo: Screenshot.

Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton. Photo: Screenshot.

New York Times – After winning South Carolina’s Democratic primary eight years ago, Senator Barack Obama declared that “after four great contests, we have the most votes, the most delegates, and have the broadest coalition for change.” [Now] it is his former opponent, Hillary Clinton, who can now make the same claim.

She has won South Carolina in a rout, 73.5 percent to 26 percent, exceeding Mr. Obama’s own 29-point victory in 2008. She did it the same way that Mr. Obama did: with overwhelming support from black voters, who favored Mrs. Clinton over Bernie Sanders by a stunning margin of 87 to 13, according to updated exit polls — a tally that would be larger than Mr. Obama’s victory among black voters eight years earlier. Black voters represented 62 percent of the electorate, according to exit polls, even higher than in 2008.

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  • GJ Christi

    It is amazing the number of pundits, including Rachel Maddow & Kornacki, who have become Bernie Bros. right there w the underhanded, unwarranted attacks these testosterone-heavy youths inflict on any neutral or HRC webpage. Why is it that no one bothers to mention the reason the big Bern has so much money is because Karl Rove and the Repugnicans are spending out-of-control to his campaign? Why? Think. It’s simple. They desperately want an old, white, Socialist to run over in the fall. Why do so many of you help them as well as help them to install the trumpeter-in-chief who spreads hatred and acts as if our country is worthless. Folks in the media are to be blamed for both these phenomena.