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‘It feels good to pin a guy’: the North Carolina girl making history on the mat | Sport

Heaven Fitch just wanted to be like her three older brothers. At six years old, she followed them onto the wrestling mat and she hasn’t stopped since. Two weeks ago, she became the first girl in North Carolina to win an individual state men’s wrestling championship. Fitch, 16, is the …

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Tom Steyer drops out of 2020 presidential race after South Carolina primary

Tom Steyer drops out of 2020 presidential race after South Carolina primary

Billionaire activist Tom Steyer dropped out of the Democratic presidential contest Saturday, after failing to gain significant traction in South Carolina and other early states despite spending over $100 million on his campaign. Steyer had never run for public office before, but he ended up becoming a somewhat notable figure …

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Exit polls: South Carolina voter demographics set state’s primary apart from previous three contests

Biden or Sanders? In South Carolina, it may come down to age

It is the first state with a majority black electorate to weigh in on the Democratic nomination fight. The racial composition of South Carolina’s Democratic primary electorate has shifted slightly compared with 2016, and early exit polls indicate it is slightly less black and a bit more white than it …

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South Carolina primary live results 2020

South Carolina primary live results 2020

The South Carolina primary will reveal which candidates can cut it with a key Democratic constituency — right before the race for delegates kicks into overdrive. The state, which votes on Saturday, February 29, is the fourth of the early contests and marks the first major test of black voters’ …

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Trump urges South Carolina Republicans to vote for Sanders

Trump urges South Carolina Republicans to vote for Sanders

President Trump is urging Republicans to vote in South Carolina’s Democratic primary on Saturday for the weakest candidate — determining that is Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders. Trump, hosting a rally in South Carolina on Friday night, asked his crowd to help him pick the recipient of GOP votes in the …

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Biden wins crucial Jim Clyburn endorsement ahead of South Carolina primary

Biden wins crucial Jim Clyburn endorsement ahead of South Carolina primary

“In South Carolina, we choose presidents,” he wrote. “I’m calling on you to stand with @JoeBiden.” Clyburn, the highest ranking African American in Congress, has long been close with Biden and has been open about his affinity for the former vice president during the Democratic primary. But Biden started to …

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Democratic debate recap: 8 takeaways from South Carolina

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speaks during the Democratic presidential primary debate at the Charleston Gaillard Center on February 25, 2020 in Charleston, South Carolina.

Among Biden’s competitors in the moderate lane, former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg tried to hammer Sanders all night — talking over his answers repeatedly in his most aggressive debate performance yet. And Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar stayed above the fray, instead offering herself as an above-it-all alternative to …

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Fact-Checking the Democratic Debate in South Carolina

Fact-Checking the Democratic Debate in South Carolina

Mr. Sanders did vote twice to prohibit lawsuits against firearms manufacturers for crimes committed with a gun in 2003. He has since reversed his position and co-sponsored legislation in 2017 and 2019 to repeal the laws that shields gunmakers from liability. What the facts are: Ms. Warren drew a direct …

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This new South Carolina poll is very bad news for Joe Biden

How some conservatives plan to disrupt South Carolina primary

While the top-line number draws the eye, it’s a series of other questions sprinkled throughout the poll that seem to suggest a path to a massive upset victory does, in fact, exist. 1) Roughly 1 in 3 Biden backers in the poll (32%) said they might vote for another candidate …

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Top takeaways from CNN’s South Carolina town halls with Sanders, Buttigieg and Steyer

Top takeaways from CNN's South Carolina town halls with Sanders, Buttigieg and Steyer

Sanders faced pointed questions from CNN town hall attendees in Charleston on Monday night, as well as attacks from former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg and businessman Tom Steyer. Buttigieg’s and Steyer’s eagerness to attack Sanders showed that the front-runner is now the candidate everyone else in the Democratic …

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