Even across the wide array of states - diverse and not, high-income and low-income, ideological and moderate - there are a few big trends that explain the results . The billionaire clutched victory in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Massachusetts, Tennessee, Vermont and Virginia. Cruz told his supporters that Trump was a " Washington dealmaker, profane and vulgar, who has a lifelong pattern of using government power for personal gain", and argued that he was the only Republican able to ...
Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders claimed their home states of Texas and Vermont, respectively. Here are five things to bear in mind as the results come in. Marco Rubio and Texas Sen. On the Republican ballot, perhaps the most hotly contested race is the nomination for the District 121 State Representative race featuring incumbent and Texas House Speaker Joe Straus, who is facing a challenge from Jeff Judson and Sheila Bean.
There is the potential for Clinton to lag Sanders in preference poll votes Tuesday and yet be apportioned more delegates . Democrats are now poised to exploit a fortuitous intersection of forces: an improving economy with low unemployment; a Democratic president with a almost 50 percent approval rating; a Supreme Court battle in which Republicans are energizing liberal voters with vows of obstruction; and now, what is likely to be a relatively smooth nomination process that will give Mrs.
Mitt Romney blasted Donald Trump's response to an endorsement from former Ku Klux Klan Grand Wizard David Duke, calling his response "coddling of repugnant bigotry". Trump says he simply didn't hear Jake Tapper's question , that his earpiece was on the fritz and he could barely make out what Tapper was saying during the CNN interview, reports Bloomberg .
Russian journalist Polina Nikolskaya, who witnessed the scene, told Reuters: "I was on my way to the metro station from home". She apparently heard screaming: "Allahu Akbar" (God is Great), although much of what is said in the video footage is "incomprehensible", says Sky News .
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates - who has topped the list for 17 out of the past 22 years - remained number one, though his net worth shrank by $4.2bn (£3bn) to $75bn (£53.7bn). Pauline MacMillan Keinath of St. Louis, a Cargill heiress, is 219th, with a fortune estimated at $5.7 billion. The massive total from the sum of the richest people in the world saw a decrease of $570 billion in comparison with last year's figures.