Super Tuesday, the Sequel: Trending Stories from the March 15 Primaries

By Megan T. Brown on March 15, 2016

Today, five states will be rushing to the polls to cast their votes for the Democratic and Republican presidential candidates. The outcomes of the primaries in Florida, North Carolina, Ohio, Missouri and Illinois are expected to have a major impact on the race—check out these trending stories on this Super Tuesday sequel to see what’s at stake.


North Carolina’s Voter ID Law Could Block 218,000 Registered Voters From the Polls

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The controversial law went into effect for the first time today, and residents feel the state has done a poor job of educating voters on its restrictions.

Reuters/Chris Keane via The Nation


People Hate Rahm Emanuel So Much It Might Cost Hillary Clinton Illinois

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The Chicago mayor has an approval rating of just 27 percent—will his ties to Hillary Clinton leave her guilty by association in the eyes of voters?

Stacy Thacker/AP Photo via Huffington Post


Presidential candidates appear throughout NC ahead of primary

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Democratic candidates Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton spent Monday making their final pitches in North Carolina alongside Republican front-runner Donald Trump.


Donald Trump Scores Another Primary Victory–And Earns Even More Delegates as Super Tuesday 3 Begins

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At the start of Super Tuesday, Donald Trump secured nine more delegates from South Pacific U.S. protectorate the Northern Mariana Islands.

Mirek Towski/FilmMagic/Getty via Independent Journal


On eve of Florida primary, Rubio airs regrets – and alarm

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The Florida senator issued an apology to those affected by his verbal squabbling with Donald Trump, expressing concerns about being a poor role model.

Andrew Burton/Getty Images via CNN


Baseball Legend Pete Rose Endorses Trump Ahead of Ohio Primary: ‘Mr. Trump, Please Make America Great Again’

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Pete Rose, who boasts extreme popularity in the state of Ohio, scribbled his endorsement of the real estate mogul onto a baseball.

@realDonaldTrump via Twitter


What’s At Stake For Democrats In The March 15 Primaries

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After Sanders' surprise win in Michigan, it's anyone's guess which Democratic hopeful will win in today's primaries.

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Don’t Sleep On Illinois And Missouri — They Could Help Make Trump Unstoppable

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Today's primaries are being called the kickoff of the high-stakes winner-take-all season, and the results could make or break a campaign.

AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File via Five Thirty Eight


Super Tuesday 2: Tuesday's Vote Is Make-or-Break Moment for GOP Race

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Tonight could determine whether Donald Trump will win the Republican nomination outright, or whether Cleveland will hold a convention fight in July.

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It's time for open primaries in Florida

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More than a quarter of Florida's voters are barred from voting because they aren't registered with one of the two main political parties.