US election 2016: Candidates hit the campaign trail ahead of Super Tuesday

The remaining seven Republican and Democratic presidential candidates have hit the campaign trail across the US to woo voters ahead the much-anticipated Super Tuesday. Party front runners Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are expected to sweep to victory on 1 March, bringing them one step closer to winning the nominations for their parties. Over 1,000 delegates are at stake for the Democratic candidates, while Republican hopefuls will vie for nearly 600 delegates.

Unsurprisingly, Trump has dominated the news in the days following the Republican debate in Houston, Texas with several new endorsements and controversial comments. On 29 February, the bombastic billionaire real estate mogul earned the endorsement of Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions. Sessions’ endorsement followed another major endorsement by GOP establishment darling and former presidential candidate Governor Chris Christie. After three straight wins in New Hampshire, South Carolina and Nevada, Trump leads his rivals with 82 delegates.Read More..

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