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Trump, Clinton look to extend lead as five more states vote

Saturday, March 05, 2016 - 01:11

Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton each look to strengthen their front-runner status when five states hold presidential nominating races on Saturday. Linda So reports.

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Republican front-runner Donald Trump is looking to extend his lead as the next primary states head to the polls. SOUNDBITE: REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE DONALD TRUMP, SAYING: "Ya gotta get out and vote." Trump, who is weathering a barrage of blistering attacks from the GOP establishment, is looking to rack up more wins as Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana and Maine hold their Republican contests on Saturday. His opponents, hoping to stop his momentum. SOUNDBITE: REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE TED CRUZ, SAYING: "In order to beat Donald Trump, here's how you beat Donald Trump. You beat him with the VOTERS! Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton also looking to strengthen her lead against rival Bernie Sanders as voters in Louisiana, Kansas, and Nebraska cast ballots on the Democratic side. SOUNDBITE: DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE HILLARY CLINTON, SAYING: "Creating good paying jobs and raising incomes is the defining economic challenge of our time." SOUNDBITE: DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE BERNIE SANDERS, SAYING: "Together we are gonna create an economy that works for ALL Americans, not just the one percent." The next big voting contests will be held on March 15 when Florida, Illinois, Ohio, Missouri and North Carolina vote -- each of them rich with the delegates the candidates will need to win their party's nomination.

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Trump, Clinton look to extend lead as five more states vote

Saturday, March 05, 2016 - 01:11