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WATCH LIVE: Super Tuesday Coverage 2016

  (ABC News) — It’s called Super Tuesday for a reason. Today is the single biggest day of voting in the presidential race until November’s general election. Voters in 12 states and one territory will have a critical say in the course of the rest of the election. Here’s a breakdown of everything you need to know: History of ‘Super…

Democratic Primary: Poll Breakdown

Columbia, S.C. (WOLO) — In Saturday’s primary Hillary Clinton swept Bernie Sanders in South Carolina winning 74% of the votes. Across the state, Clinton topped Sanders in all 46 counties. In the midlands, here is a look at the breakdown: Richland County: Clinton 76%, Sanders 24% Lexington County: Clinton 61%, Sanders 39% Orangeburg County: Clinton 89%, Sanders 11% Sumter County:…

The Latest: Exit Polls Show Big African-American Turnout

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — With the final voters making their way to polling places, South Carolina election officials are reporting few problems with the state’s Democratic presidential primary. State Election Commission spokesman Chris Whitmire says turnout appears to be lighter in 2016. He says precincts have reported fewer problems Saturday than in the Republican presidential; primary a week ago. Turnout was…

Bernie Sanders Says He Believes He’d ‘Soundly’ Defeat Donald Trump

Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo (ABC News) — Bernie Sanders unloaded on Republican frontrunner Donald Trump during his mega-rally in Austin, Texas, this afternoon, focusing the crowd’s attention at the end of his remarks beyond the primary fight and straight to the general election. “I believe that Donald Trump’s idea of dividing us up is a horrific un-American idea. I believe that not…

Democrats Campaign in Midlands Ahead of Primary

Columbia , S.C. (WOLO) — Ahead of Saturday’s primary, both Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton campaigned in the Palmetto State. For the Clinton camp, all three members of the family were hot on the trail. Chelsea Clinton stopped at USC to speak with young voters, while the former President, Bill Clinton, made a stop at Drip in Five Points to have…

VIDEO: A Look at Bernie Sanders Campaign As He Stops in the Midlands

COLUMBIA , S.C. (WOLO) — This week, the ABC Columbia team is profiling each Democratic candidate ahead of Saturday’s primary. In the most recent polls, presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders trails behind front-runner Hillary Clinton. However, at a press conference on Wednesday morning Sanders said he is not giving up the fight in the Palmetto State. “I think we are going…

WATCH: Democrats Go Face-to-Face with Voters

South Carolina voters got the chance to ask questions, directly to Democratic presidential candidates, at a CNN Town Hall at the USC School of Law Tuesday night

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – South Carolina voters got the chance to ask questions, directly to Democratic presidential candidates, at a CNN Town Hall at the USC School of Law Tuesday night. Bernie Sanders opened the town hall in Columbia, by reemphasizing his call for Clinton to release transcripts of paid speeches she made to Wall Street banks after she left…