Biden Wins Big in South Carolina Primary

Headline Roundup February 29th, 2020

Joe Biden won a decisive victory in South Carolina Saturday, winning around 50% of the vote with Bernie Sanders finishing a distant second with around 20% of the vote. Tom Steyer, after spending over $150 million dollars on his campaign, nearly $21 million in South Carolina alone, dropped out.

Biden Wins Big in South Carolina Primary

From the Center
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Biden South Carolina Victory

Former Vice President Joe Biden finally got the win he needed.

After nearly a month of underperforming in Iowa and New Hampshire, and finishing in a distant second in Nevada, Biden sealed a definitive win in the South Carolina primary, with black voters pushing him to victory. It's the first primary win ever for Biden, who is running for president for the third time.

According to exit polls, 64% of black voters supported Biden. Sen. Bernie Sanders came in a distant second with black voters at 15%, followed closely by...

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From the Left
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The Palmetto State came through big for former Vice President Joe Biden, and it couldn’t have come at a more critical time for his presidential ambitions.

With his campaign struggling to raise funds and Super Tuesday looming next week, Biden badly needed a win to reverse the narrative that he was on the ropes. He finally got it on Saturday, according to cable news projections.

It was the 77-year-old’s first primary victory after three separate presidential runs over three decades ― and he owed it in large part due to...

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From the Right
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Former Vice President Joe Biden decisively won the South Carolina Democratic primary on Saturday, claiming his first victory of the 2020 race and giving a crucial boost to his struggling campaign ahead of Super Tuesday.

The victory tracked with polls indicating that Biden, buoyed by support among black voters, had a significant lead in the state for months over Sen. Bernie Sanders and others, despite the surging Vermont senator beginning to close the gap after early primary wins that rocketed him to front-runner status. Fox News projects Sanders will finish...

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