Trump chalks up another win, Hillary beats Sanders, Bush quits
Billionaire outsider Donald Trump maintained his wide lead in the race for the GOP presidential nomination with a win in South Carolina's primary, racking up 32.5 % of the vote. Jeb Bush placed fourth (7.8%) and abruptly “suspended” his campaign, as Marc Rubio marginally beat Ted Cruz – 22.5% versus 22.3% – for second place.
In Nevada, Hillary Clinton scored a much needed win (52.7%) against Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders’ 47.2%. It was her second win – but only by a tight 5 percent.
The pundits were again proved wrong when they predicted Trump would lose momentum in South Carolina among the large groups of the soldiers and veterans, after denigrating President George W. Bush over the Iraq war.