The national campaign leading to November’s Presidential election effectively kicked off with the string of Super Tuesday primary victories by Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.
Trump was the projected winner in at least six of the 11 – mainly southern – states voting, while Clinton widened her delegate lead in the race for the Democratic nomination. Both candidates wasted no time in pivoting during their victory speeches to attack the other.
In this already remarkable election, though, November still seems a long way off.
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(although he did eventually take Minnesota, his first victory)
On the Democratic side,