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Hillary Clinton projected to win SC primary

Clinton has a one-delegate edge over Sanders after her narrow win in Iowa, her sweeping loss in New Hampshire and a five-point victory in Nevada. Additionally, 70 percent of those surveyed in Saturday's exit polls said they hoped the next president would continue President Barack Obama's policies - 19 percent said they wanted more liberal policies.

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Governor releases Flint water emails

Documentary filmmaker and Flint native Michael Moore tweeted in December for Snyder to be recalled, arrested and imprisoned for "poisoning the ppl left behind in Flint ", prompting an email from former communications director Meegan Holland reading: "The pot stirrer and attention whore".

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Christie, in about-face, endorses former GOP rival Trump

Trump's opponents concede that it might take an extraordinary "brokered" national Republican convention in July to stop him at this point. Mr Trump leads in all but one of those states - Mr Cruz's home state of Texas. Trump called the first-term Florida senator "a nervous basket case", "a choke artist", "a frightened little puppy" and insulted the size of his ears.

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Rubio keeps up barrage against Trump, even belittling his bladder

Trump, the governor said, is "undoubtedly" the best person for the job and "is rewriting the playbook of American politics" ... The GOP front-runner took to Twitter Friday morning to unleash against rivals Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz who took him on during Thursday evening's GOP debate.

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Ex-GOP hopeful Chris Christie backs Trump in White House race

After being bludgeoned by Florida Sen. "Voting for these people, voting against Donald Trump at this point is really treason to your heritage", the former KKK Grand Wizard said on his radio program Wednesday . "I'm not sure if you can be surprised by anything these days as it relates to the elections", said UW-Green Bay political science professor Scott Furlong.

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What and when is Super Tuesday? And why does it matter?

I am undecided as well, although I'm starting to get closer to a decision. Hey, don't ask me - I'm just a lowly scribbler. For Republicans , it's their last best chance to halt-or at least slow-Donald Trump's momentum. Michael Bennet - who will remain uncommitted up until then. It's a insane world that we live in after all. Super Tuesday was developed in 1988 to combat the so-called "Iowa syndrome".

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Snyder gives $2M for removing Flint's lead water lines

Flint was deemed the " most expensive " water provider of the nation's 500 largest community water systems in January 2015, and its residents paid $864.32 yearly for 60,000 gallons of water, the Food & Water Watch group said. When Flint citizens took their complaints to government, they were told they were insane, and the water was safe. If consumed, lead can cause developmental delays and learning disabilities.

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Trump scores major endorsement, Democrats look to SC

U.S. Republican rivals Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz ganged up on front-runner Donald Trump at a raucous debate on Thursday in a last-ditch bid to keep the billionaire from winning victories next week that could set him up to clinch the presidential nomination.

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Snyder lawyer called Flint water 'scary' before lead crisis

The water supply source to Flint was not switched back to Detroit's water system until October 2015. Other e-mails show several officials in Snyder's office were sent information about a possible link between the Flint River water and outbreaks of Legionnaires' disease early in 2015.

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Sanders' Super Tuesday focus evident in travel outside South

Nineteen percent of Americans say they would be more likely to vote for a presidential candidate if the person is a woman, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll, while 64 percent say a candidate's gender has no bearing on their vote.

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Cruz, Rubio and Kasich all face must-wins in home states

Trump told supporters: "If you had listened to the pundits we weren't going to win too much but now we are winning, winning, winning and the country will soon be winning, winning, winning ". The next Republican contests are on Super Tuesday , when 11 states and 566 delegates are up for grabs. "A lot of Republicans - especially the Republican establishment, professionals, governors - don't really want Trump to win the nomination", Mr.

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Donald Trump projected to win Republican Nevada caucus

But it was Trump who towered above his two top rivals , almost doubling the support of his nearest competitor with 45.9 percent of the vote. "We love Nevada", Trump told supporters at the Treasure Island casino on the Las Vegas Strip as he declared victory.

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Hiller Instinct: Trump and Rubio won the debate

The endorsement, the first for Trump from a sitting governor and a former rival, comes at a particularly opportune time for the real estate mogul, who on Thursday night faced a barrage of new attacks from rival Marco Rubio during the final debate ahead of next week's Super Tuesday contests, where large numbers of delegates are at stake.

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Trump takes Nevada Republican caucuses

GOP South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, for example, spent part of her State of the Union rebuttal implicitly attacking Trump instead of President Barack Obama. "I want to thank the great people of Nevada", the Texas senator said, "and I want to say I can not wait to get home to the great state of Texas". "They haven't been that critical of him".

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Christie endorses Trump as Republican name-calling escalates

Although this campaign has shown that big-ticket endorsements have not changed the overall dynamic of the race, Mr Trump said Mr Christie's endorsement was the one "I wanted to get". LePage said he has respect for John Kasich, but said that the OH governor has no path towards the nomination. Christie had a secret meeting at Trump Tower in Manhattan that morning, and told aides of his decision around 5 p.m.

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Uber acknowledges getting complaints about shooting suspect

A MI man says he called the police to report an erratic Uber driver more than an hour before authorities allege the driver began shooting people at random , killing six and wounding two others before he was arrested. "After that call, he started driving erratically, running stop signs", Mellen told the station. "My grandma she does it. She's an Uber driver", Murray said.

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What Christie's endorsement of Trump could mean moving forward

Christie's decision to endorse Trump came the weekend before Super Tuesday, when scores of state delegates will be up for grabs. Aron said Christie's endorsement is significant because he's the first mainstream Republican to offer his support to Trump.

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New Jersey's Christie endorses Donald Trump

Christie's endorsement of Trump placed the spotlight on Baker at home, since just three weeks ago, Baker had endorsed Christie for president, ahead of the New Hampshire primary. "This is a low-life", Trump said of Rubio, not leaving out Texas Sen. "He's a nervous nelly", Trump said. While, many feel that Rubio won the debate and that Cruz scored some points, Trump remained standing as everyone heads into Super Tuesday.

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Trump projected to win Nevada GOP caucus

Rubio and Cruz are battling to emerge as the clear alternative to Trump. U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump points at a supporter at a polling place for the presidential primary in Manchester, New Hampshire February 9, 2016.

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CDC confirms 2 cases of Zika virus in Louisiana

The unidentified woman recently returned from a known Zika-affected area, and she is not pregnant at this time. An ultrasound in the 32nd week of pregnancy showed the fetus had died, and the doctors induced labor shortly after. The mother miscarried at eight weeks, and an analysis of the fetus detected Zika virus. "It's important for the public to understand that the aedes mosquito that transmits the Zika virus is not found in ME, and that your neighbor who has come home from a trip to ...

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GOP Presidential Candidates Ready for Debate in Lone Star State

Thursday night's debate will take place at the University of Houston and air on CNN beginning at 8:30 p.m. ET. John Kasich: Kasich told his party on Wednesday that he wasn't going to drop out the race, maintaining he will remain in through next week's Super Tuesday primaries, where he hopes to do well in states like MA and Virginia.

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Reid sees Clinton as right pick

Democrats in the Palmetto state will cast their ballots on Saturday and while Sanders splits his focus with other states. This week alone Sanders is planning to hold events in Oklahoma, Ohio , Missouri and Virginia. "We're interested in getting out and talking to people", Jane Sanders said. West did later concede that Sanders needs to be held to the same standard as Clinton regarding his vote on the crime bill.

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Cruz, Rubio & Carson Campaigning In Houston Ahead Of Debate

Rubio and Cruz both assume they'll inherit the vast majority of non-Trump supporters if the field winnows. Rubio eked out another second-place showing, and Cruz came in a close third. We won with poorly educated. Those who cared most about government spending were slightly more likely to support Trump than Rubio or Cruz. Trump came into Tuesday's caucuses with a wide lead in what scant polling had been conducted here in the state.

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Woman Who Cut Baby From Stranger's Womb Guilty

Prosecutors said the woman, Dynel Lane, 36, was obsessed with having a baby and concocted elaborate lies to convince those close to her she was pregnant. He said he had not yet decided what sentence to seek. But Democrats rejected the measure. It was the third time such a proposal failed in Colorado, setting it apart from 38 states that have made the killing of a fetus a homicide over the objection of many abortion-rights supporters.

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Donald Trump Wins Nevada GOP Caucus

Only about 4 in 10 of those participating in Iowa's caucuses or New Hampshire and SC primaries said they were angry. Nevada marks the first Republican nominating contest in the West and the fourth of the campaign as the candidates try to collect enough delegates to win the party's nomination at the national convention in July.

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Donald Trump wins Nevada caucuses

According to news and on-the-ground reports , the improprieties included caucus sites running out of ballots , people voting multiple times , and site supervisors failing to check IDs . "These geniuses. They don't understand that as people drop out, I'm going to get a lot of those votes also", he said Saturday during his victory speech in SC.

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Trump wins Nevada GOP Caucuses

Rubio and Cruz are looking toward the so-called Super Tuesday group of contests to boost their campaigns and reel in Trump, who has led national polls for months. Cruz won the Iowa caucuses , but came in third in New Hampshire and in SC. "A lot of Republicans-especially the Republican establishment , professionals, governors-don't really want Trump to win the nomination", Lee said.

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Woman accused of cutting baby out of womb convicted on all counts

Lane showed no emotion as the judge read the verdicts that included four guilty verdicts for felony assault charges. Prosecutors told the courtroom Lane "didn't care what happened to Michelle Wilkins" and that she only cared about proving to her family she had a baby.

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Juveniles Arrested In Brutal Attack On Veteran Marine

U.S. Marines prepare to depart upon the end of operations for Marines and British combat troops in Helmand October 27, 2014. He earned a Bronze Star for his heroic actions during the second battle of Fallujah in Iraq. A CT man started a GoFundMe page to raise money for Marquez. Crime Solvers of Washington, D.C., is now offering up to $1,000 to anyone who can provide information that leads to the arrest of the other suspect and/or indictment of the people responsible for the crimes.

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Three man Republican contest: sweeping victory for Donald Trump in SC

And some major Bush backers on Sunday even reported being contacted by the team representing Trump, who has made self-funding his campaign one of his premier calling cards and mercilessly taunted Bush as "low energy" for the past several months.