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Sanders upsets Clinton in Michigan, Trump rolls on

Wednesday, March 09, 2016 - 01:23

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders stuns front-runner Hillary Clinton in a narrow Michigan primary upset, while Republican front-runner Donald Trump racks up more wins. Linda So reports.

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In a surprise win, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders narrowly defeated front-runner Hillary Clinton in Michigan's primary. The win giving Sanders the momentum his campaign needs for a prolonged fight against the former Secretary of State. SOUNDBITE: DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE BERNIE SANDERS, SAYING: "I just want to take this opportunity to thank the people of Michigan who repudiated the polls that had us 20, 25 points down a few days ago." But Clinton won in Mississippi and now has more than half of the delegates needed to win the party nomination. SOUNDBITE: DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE HILLARY CLINTON, SAYING: "Running for president shouldn't be about delivering insults; it should be about delivering results." And it was a big night for Republican front-runner Donald Trump who racked up primary wins in Michigan, Mississippi, and Hawaii... brushing off a week of blistering attacks from the Republican establishment. SOUNDBITE: REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE DONALD TRUMP, SAYING: "There's only one person who did well tonight - Donald Trump, I will tell you." Rival Ted Cruz, whose recent victories have positioned him as the prime alternative to Trump, won in Idaho. SOUNDBITE: REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE TED CRUZ, SAYING: "We have tremendous support on the grassroots, and we are fighting to earn delegates." The results a major setback for GOP candidates Marco Rubio and John Kasich. The next big test for Republicans comes on March 15 when five states hold their primaries including the winner-take-all-primaries in Florida and Ohio.

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Sanders upsets Clinton in Michigan, Trump rolls on

Wednesday, March 09, 2016 - 01:23