The Ohio governor is suspending his presidential campaign, leaving Donald Trump assured of the GOP nomination. Kasich only won one state, his home of Ohio,and was far behind in the delegate count.
Donald Trump's rallies over the weekend were scenes of tumult and violence, tacitly egged on by the Republican frontrunner. Today we learn if any of the condemnation really mattered — or if Trump's march to the Republican nomination continues unimpeded.
On Tuesday night Hillary Clinton won sweeping primary victories in Texas and throughout the South, and Donald Drumpf won primaries from the Deep South to New England. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz won his home state, Oklahoma and Alaska, Bernie Sanders won four states, and Marco Rubio won Minnesota.
Cruz campaign in turmoil after another third-place finish
Donald Trump won the South Carolina primary last night, coming in over ten points ahead of second- and third-place finishers Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz. The win spells probable doom for Cruz, whose campaign, staked on a strategy of winning over evangelical voters, fell flat in its first real test. Born-again Christians, who Cruz predicted would turn out in droves to propel him to victory, instead broke decisively for Trump, 33 percent to Cruz's 27 percent.
Ted Cruz’s big win in Iowa came as a surprise not only to Donald Trump. The real estate mogul had been leading in Iowa polls ahead of the caucuses, and now some experts say the results will shift the race moving forward. "It did exactly what the Iowa caucuses tend to do and that's set up the front-runners," said David Andersen, a assistant professor of political science at Iowa State University.