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together we can break down the barriers that face families across america especially in rust belt communities and small appellation towns that have been hollowed out by lost jobs and lost hope. families who kept our lives on and our factories running. we can break down barriers for our kids so they get the education they need and deserve. [cheers and applause] every child in america should a greatreat school and teacher no matter what zip code they live then. -- live in. we can break down barriers for women and finally guarantee equal pay for equal work.
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[applause] and we can break down barriers for families who have seen too many black children harassed, humiliated. we can break down barriers for voters in north carolina who have been systematically disenfranchised. we can break down barriers for hard-working immigrants everywhere who are too often exploited and intimidated. we have to defend all of our rights, workers rights, women's rights, civil rights, voting
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rights. peopledes and rights for with disabilities. that starts by standing with president obama when he nominates a strong supreme justice to the supreme court. [applause] too many americans have lost faith in our future. we hear it in the voices of parents who don't know how they are going to give their kids the opportunities they deserve. we see in the eyes of working men and women who don't expect anything to come easy but wonder why it has to be quite so hard. like many of you i find strength and purpose in the values i learned from my family and my faith. they gave me simple words to live by. do all the good you can for all the people you can for as long
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as you can. that is why i believe that if we resist the forces trying to drive us apart we can come together to make this country work for everyone, the strong leading -- the struggling. faith restore our common in our common future. that is the spirit powering this campaign. it comes from the young janitor in arkansas who stopped buying junk food and put off being a haircut to contribute to it. it comes from the disabled combat veteran from nebraska who sent in $10. it is seven years of his life he had never donated to a campaign until now. you can join us. , makehillary
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a donation. .ext joined to 47246 let me leave you with a story that has inspired so many of us. we know what happened in flint, michigan don't we? our city's children were poisoned by toxic water because their governor wanted to save money. there is another story in flint. the story of a community that has been knocked down but refused to be knocked out. is hundreds of union plumbers coming from across the country to help install new water systems. showing up to distribute supplies. it is the united auto workers donating millions of dollars to help. when i visited flint a few weeks to the house of prayer missionary baptist church, the congregation locked
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arms and saying. we have come too far from where we started from. they are not about to quit now. we know there are many other flints out there, communities that need help. we have come too far in this country to let us turn back. we are going to build on the progress that we have made. we have save the auto industry thanks to president obama. now we have to create new jobs and industries of the future. [applause] now have ensured 90% of we need to get to 100%. we have come too far to stop now. we have to keep going. keep forking. keep breaking down barriers and imagine what we can build
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together when each and every the chance to live up to his or her god-given potential. thank you so very much. thank you. [cheers and applause] "hillary"]ting [cheers] ♪ >> ♪ this is my fight song my power's turned up starting right now i'll be strong i'll find my fight song
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and i don't really care if nobody else believes got ae i've still lot of fight left in me ♪ this is my fight song take back my life song right songll my power's turned up starting right now i'll be strong i'll find my fight song i don't really care if nobody else believes i've still got a lot of fight left in me ♪
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♪ this is my fight song my power's turned up starting right now i'll be strong i don't really care ♪ hillary clinton winning all the states we have had results for so far homet bernie sanders' state in vermont and oklahoma there is a race going on. we will keep an eye on that. results are in from texas. that state has been called for ted cruz and hillary clinton. the big prize of the night. had arco rubio has
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disappointing night. he has not won any states including virginia. he is near the 20% delegate threshold in all of alabama, georgia, tennessee and texas where he has between 19 and 21%. award delegates unless you reach that threshold. that will keep him in the process. is nine minutes after 9:00. we were told donald trump would atholding a press conference his place in palm beach, florida. we will show you what the scene looks like there. his folks are watching the hillary clinton of vent and timing -- clinton event. that is a press conference as you can see rather than a rally.
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we are going to continue taking telephone calls and getting your reaction. let me introduce you to our next reporter joining us. rebecca is with us. thank you for being with us. guest: inc. you for having me. ask what young to think about it all. guest: you mentioned breaking news with the results from texas. there was some speculation that donald trump might pose a threat but ted cruz pulled out a home state when. -- win. we will hear a lot reminding people they have now won at least 2 states with iowa and texas over donald trump. marco rubio appears still will have not won any and may not pick up many delegates.
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going forward is going to be a pragmatic argument about how the party can defeat donald trump. host: one of the interesting states was arkansas. it is not only hillary clinton's hometown it is huckabee country. what is the dynamic in that state? guest: it is interesting. it has gone from being a democratic state, more of a traditional democratic state. it was one of the last to turn republican among the southern states which is evidenced by clinton having been governor now supporting hillary clinton. the clinton family is powerful and arkansas. it has an interesting dynamic. totally a red state now. much like the rest of the south. it is a powerful state for someone on the republican side
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light donald trump or ted cruz. hillary clinton has a home state advantage having been first lady of arkansas. no candidate will emerge with big wins for donald trump and hillary clinton with enough to secure the nomination. what do you see is the path forward? guest: it's a difficult path if you are not donald trump. even though he doesn't have the number locked up he would need he still has an advantage over his opponents and he is the likely republican nominee if we were talking about anyone by donald trump having won the states he has one we would be talking about the likely nominee but because there is so much opposition to donald trump we are going to see an accelerated campaign to take him down. tonight jeb bush announced he is an anti-trump super there was a major donor among 50
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big republican donors, discussing how they can attack him over the next couple of days and weeks. they are ramping up their efforts to see if there is any way to take him down. candidates like ted cruz and marco rubio and john kasich will be looking for ways they can rack up delegates in the event they can overtake donald trump or pose a challenge to him. host: as we have been talking information has come in. msnbc has called oklahoma for ted cruz. does that surprise you? guest: that is a major development. donald trumpate was favored to win. that will help his argument he delegate.onger i will add that at the beginning of the race ted cruz said super
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tuesday would be his firewall. the southern states would launch him to winning the nomination. he expected to win many of them. donald trump change the game for him. his campaign realize they were looking at a different landscape and they were trying to lower expectations. in the context of donald trump being as strong as he is, seemingly unbeatable this is a big deal for ted cruz. host: another interesting bit of information. we were talking about arkansas. the networks are saying the race is too close to call and it is between donald trump and marco rubio. guest: that is very interesting. you have maybe some democrats in this case he may have decided to vote on the republican side. i would need to look at the
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numbers. that is an interesting result. it reflects arkansas being more of a moderate republican state and newly deep red in the south. >> i want to get viewer comments spentestions but we just time listening to john kasich looking ahead to mississippi. he was spending time introducing himself to voters with his life story. where does john kasich? we have been talking about reports people in the party have been pressuring him to help clear the field. he wants to stay and through ohio. where do you see him going? guest: he has put a lot of stock in michigan at ohio on the 15th but if he is to lose ohio he doesn't really have a path beyond that.
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if he can win ohio i see him sticking around as one of these candidates who could benefit from a contested convention scenario. if he is looking to win the traditional sense making it to 1000 21 at 37 delegates i don't see that path for him. i don't think his campaign realistically is looking at that. politicsorts for clear , let's listen to c-span viewers. this is shane. a democrat. hello. you are on the air. what is your comment? callen: i just think that i am voting for bernie sanders. host: why do you support him? caller: i like the stuff he has come up with. thing,kers, the biggest for the family leave, women who are pregnant they get the time
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off. i like that. his health care thing. it is awesome. the way he is going to do it. host: thank you. rebecca, bernie sanders won his home state tonight but didn't fare well elsewhere. he talked about the fact that he is a political revolution bringing disenfranchised and young voters into the system. guest: he did. i would not say that it is a huge surprise he didn't come out on top. this was supposed to be a big day for hillary clinton. she is strong in the south. these are states were you have a african-american voters coming out to the polls and they tend to support hillary clinton in this race. it was a reverse dynamic than 2008. bernie sanders has a road ahead of him.
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he has a groundswell of support behind in which is helpful when you are running as an insurgent candidate as he is but hillary clinton at an and vantage and still the favored candidate to win. host: our next color is from massachusetts where donald trump and hillary clinton were dominant tonight. caller: i voted for sanders. i'm feeling the republican party has this concept of divide and conquer it. what we need is investment in clean energy per that is where my vote to count. is our candidate who wins, that would make me happy but obviously i would put
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my support behind hillary if she does when the candidacy. host: thank you for calling in. anything for that massachusetts independent? it's funny. she will be happy to support hillary clinton. that is the traditional dynamic. we are not seeing that on the republican side. many said they would never support donald trump as the nominee. that creates a vicious fight down the line. thecrats will benefit from unity they have on their side. there isn't the bitterness that could divide the party in the long-term. republicans are saying that emerge and that is going to be a problem for them. host: our next color is from michigan. their primary is coming up. it is a moderate state. also, a lot of working-class voters that could support someone like bernie sanders on
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the republican side or john kasich on the public and side. but there is an opportunity for hillary clinton or someone like marco rubio who gets more press. donald trump has been popular with the white working class and probably could do well as well. host: colin, who is your candidate? caller: my candidate used to be rand paul for the libertarian movement but as we know he is suspended. now i am leaning towards john kasich. comment earlier about tell theump trying to republican party not maybe all going to support that. i agree. if donald trump became our
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nominee i would have to lean towards the independent side. if there was any libertarian party, to go towards that. i think that is a detriment towards our party because of the loss we get towards fighting the democratic side. host: thank you. rebecca. guest: a very interesting call. it goes back to the problem the republican party faces. there's no clear solution. what do you do when half of your party won't vote we are nominee? and the other half decides to do so because they support him or value the tradition or want to keep the party hole? it is a thing they are going to have the answer. there is no clear answer. many republicans say that they will support donald trump. and republicans say privately we are starting to see that they would rather vote for hillary clinton than donald trump.
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coming amazing dynamic forth. i would dare say unprecedented in modern politics. host: our next call comes from another state having an event with 28 gopa delegates. they are having a preference poll. our color is sean, a democrat. what are you -- how are you watching this tonight? i am channel surfing between the three major channels , msnbc, cnn and fox. just to get a better perspective. thank you for taking my call. i am voting for bernie sanders. i think he is the only real choice. i feel that there is no difference between hillary and trump. the only difference is hillary
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has a record you can go back and look at, not at her website, you can go on youtube and follow her whole life career and see she is not, she is a politically motivated. she is not people motivated. for me the only choice is bernie sanders. myself bringe myself to vote for hillary because we're just going to get the same. host: thank you. what can you tell us about alaska? guest: alaska is an interesting state. it certainly is not the type of state where these campaigns are going to expend resources. time and money to go up there and campaign. you don't see the national media going up to alaska and talking with voters.
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why many of the bigger states it becomes a national media's day. it gets information from not alsous in the press but from national television advertising. so this is where a campaign with money can be effective or in the case of donald trump where his celebrity and the amount of earned media is effective. alaska is a place where we will see national trends playing out. host: we are waiting for donald broughtad oklahoma has another surprise pre-ted cruz and bernie sanders are the victors. guest: oklahoma is the big spoiler of the night in both respects. this is going to be a huge coup for bernie sanders. point to this state as proof that his campaign is
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stronger and more durable than the media and hillary clinton's campaign has given it credit for. from bernie sanders i would expect the beginning of a big fundraising boost. he has shown perhaps better than any candidate in this race the ability to tap in to a grassroots base and fundraising. i could see this being a boost for him tonight. host: we have a twitter question from birmingham, england. this fewer wants to know if donald trump does lose the nomination will he run alone? his ego surely will demand it. he certainly could run as a third-party candidate. pledgesign a republican at the beginning of the race as did all other candidates that they would run as republicans or nothing at all. that was a piece of paper and not worth the paper it was
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written on. he could run as a third-party candidate. what i would say is more likely is donald trump is actually the republican nominee. or conservatives and antitrust , republicanseral or democrats put up a third-party candidate to run against him and hillary clinton. that is why we hear chatter about michael bloomberg considering a third-party bid. he is looking at this matchup between donald trump and hillary clinton and saying there may be an opportunity. next, calls from another primary state in massachusetts. this is hosea in massachusetts. who did you vote for tonight? caller: i voted for donald trump to -- host: why? caller: these candidates, they
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are more like actors. they are not real people. it doesn't sound right what they are saying. they don't really change anything. it is more about popularity than anything. donald trump is more of a regular person. he lost money. he's made money. he is a regular person. guest: clearly, these characteristics have resonated with voters across the country. his success has been his cross national appeal. he is appealing in the deep south and in massachusetts. a very democratic state.
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it is interesting to watch his campaign play out on a national level and appeal across all sorts of cultural and regional divides. we have a caller lined up. territory. what are the dynamics for the republicans in florida? guest: his campaign and marco rubio himself has presented florida as a must win. marco rubio earlier hasn't won any states. his campaign is saying they will win florida. that is a winner take all state. it is important for him and for the whole dynamic of the race in terms of the delegate count. the polling donald trump's leading and ted cruz is there with them. state.y no means a gimme
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it is a not enough to push him over the top. he is going to have to do a lot of work. minutesnald trump 30 past his press conference time. we are continuing to watch. earlier marco rubio did make his campaign speech. he overstepped hillary clinton in the middle of live coverage. and now, who is your candidate? caller: my candidate is hillary clinton. thank you for having me. i am from montréal, canada. icon from a social democratic country. i became a u.s. citizen 10 years ago. bernie sanders has great aspirations and good ideas for where america can be but what the american people don't understand is it comes from a
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girl born and raised in a social democratic country. this change won't happen in four years. republicans are in control right now. there is going to be a stalemate. are i hear americans that democrats and bernie sanders doesn't get elected i'm going to jump to the other side, it is disappointing. they don't know what they really need. views can geters through that would be great but the american people are not ready to do the sacrifices that have to be done to achieve the goals senator sanders wants. hillary clinton is an establishment but it is a progressive movement to wear sanders wants america to be. that is going to take time. turning around and having this stance that nothing is going to happen and i'm going to go to
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the other side, they don't understand but politics is about and they don't understand the social democratic change that is required to happen. as far as the republicans the , ison the party is divided because if donald trump gets elected to be president he is going to be the leader of the free world. he has comments that are tearing the country apart. ity understand the impact will have on international scale. if they want to protect their what the republicans are doing by seeing a want to go democrat is the only way to save what america is right now. host: i'm going to jump in now. thank you for your call. of interesting issues. pragmatism is one thing you don't often hear about in the presidential race. hillary clinton is a big exception. her pitch has been about
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experience and pragmatism. wedding some and responsible in the oval office. usedo hear candidates platitudes and inspirational language instead of trying to make the appeal to more pragmatic notions. intentional. in politics people tend to want to be inspired. voters want someone aspirational will leave them into the future and talk about the future of the country. climate withof donald trump as the leading candidate for the republicans i think there is possibly room for a more pragmatic argument for people taking them on. host: you can read her reporting at real clear politics. you can follow her on twitter. thank you for spending part of super tuesday with c-span. steve scully.
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the night has delivered a few surprises. in oklahoma ted cruz has been declared the winner. senator sanders is winning that state. he won his home state. bernie sanders winning vermont. this is from mike allen. it is all about delegates. karl rove made this calculation. among the virginia delegates even though donald trump has one they may split with 14-13 for marco rubio. let's go through the numbers as we await to hear from donald trump. these are republican totals. donald trump winning with 32.3% of the vote. senator rubio close behind. senator cruz at 25%. kasich in the single
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digits. withor ted cruz winning 90,000 votes compared to 77,000 for donald trump. and the numbers for john kasich 71% of the vote reporting in oklahoma. in texas ted cruz winning with 40% of the vote. donald trump getting second. marco rubio at third. he is below the 20% mark. 20% if youet above want to get delegates. ben carson at 3.7%. now to virginia, the primary donald trump winning. focus on northern virginia including fairfax county. senator rubio is not able to make up the difference across the state. donald trump with 93% of the vote reporting. heavy concentration of vote totals.
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in coming governor kasich and ben carson in the single digits. .hat's go to massachusetts the race has not been called. it has been back and forth between clinton and bernie sanders. right now you can see a 20,000 vote difference. hillary clinton is ahead. tweett to share you a from our porters, senator sanders has taken a record $42.7 million in donations in february. he is going to stay in the race through the next couple of weeks. he has the money to do so. >> we are hearing two things. this is the way these things happen tonight. donald trump is coming out and then ted cruz. this is one of those choices we are going to make. we are waiting for donald trump
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who has a big night tonight. they are way to tell people we have recording senator cruz and will have it after that. when inad a surprise his home state and oklahoma. he is the only person who has beat donald trump and he has done it three times. we also have time for your telephone calls and until those candidates get the podium, let's hear from larry in pennsylvania. trump. host: why the support donald trump? caller: none of the other candidates hold a candle. nixon'so know why missing minutes on the tapes and , whaty clinton's e-mails
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is the difference between them? host: i'm going to jump in and we are going to go to west palm florida where governor christie has taken the podium. >> the win is important for our country. donald trump has one george in massachusetts. alabama and virginia. he has won the great state of tennessee. beginning of donald trump bringing the republican party together for a big victory this november. tonight, the beginning of donald people of our the nation together to help america win again. [applause] tonight, in those states who supported mr. trump today,
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although once devoted across this country, message is to begin to get ready for the fight coming this fall. the fight this fall is to make sure that he united republican party and united american people , make sure hillary rodham clinton never gets back in the white house. [applause] since june 16, he has shown himself to be tough and strong and bold. he has shown himself to be a fighter, a leader who speaks .lainly to the american people he has listened to the american people, the american people are listening to him. he is bringing the country together. that is not a campaign. it is a movement.
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america wants to come together. america wants to be strong and successful again but they know they need to have a strong bold tough decisive leader back in the oval office. they have that man after tonight. the next president of the united states, donald trump. [cheers and applause] donald trump: this has been an amazing evening. we have 15 major states. we could win six or seven or nine. it has been great.
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i congratulate ted cruz on that win. we are going to make america great again. i watched hillary's speech. she is talking about wages have been poor. everything is doing badly. she has been there for so long. if she hasn't straightened it out by now she is not going to straighten it out in the next four years. it is going to be worse. she wants to make america whole again. what is that about? again isica great better than make america whole again. this was an exciting evening. it is great to be in florida. it is great to be with friends in the press. i know it was a tough night for marco rubio. he worked hard. he spent a lot of money. he is a lightweight.
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but you know what, we are going to go to florida and spend so much time in florida. we have a 20 point lead. a lot of the special interests and lobbyists, the people that want to have their little senator do exactly as they want, they're going to pay $20 million into it over the next two weeks. frankly i think that is fine as far as i am concerned. if he wins they will have total control. he is not going anywhere anyway. we are going to spend a lot of time in florida. virginia was a great win. it is a place we have big investments. thousands of employees and florida. it has been an amazing place to invest. it has been amazing to have so many wonderful employees, urging us on.
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thousands of employees all over the country, all over the world. it has been just so beautiful to watch this company grow and watch it grow so strongly. recent articles came out talking about how great a company we built. we want to put that same ability into doing something for our nation. our nation is in serious trouble. we are being killed on trade. absolutely destroyed. china is taking advantage of us. i have nothing against china. i have great respect for china. their leaders are too smart for our leaders. the trade deficits at $400 billion and $500 billion are too much. no country can sustain that kind of trade deficit. it will not be that way for long. we have the greatest business leaders in the world on my team already. believe me we are going to redo those trade deals.
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you look at countries like mexico where they are killing us on the border. absolutely destroying is on the border. they are destroying us in terms of economic development. carrier air-conditioner moving into mexico. ford moving to mexico. nabisco closing up shop in chicago and moving into mexico. we have to stop it. we are going to create jobs we will create jobs like you've never seen. we're going to lower taxes. i have a plan that so many think is the best plan they have seen. we going to lower taxes substantially. the middle class has been forgotten. it was the predominant factor in making our country into a country that we love so much. the middleotten class. we are going to lower taxes. we are lowering taxes on business. moving toee pfizer
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ireland and you see so many other companies constantly leaving. they used to move from new york to florida. now they are moving from here chris understands the problem. we can't let that happen. .e have lost manufacturing jobs millions and millions of jobs, thousands and thousands of plants. manufacturing plants, warehouses. we are losing so much we can't let it happen. i tell the story about a friend of mine who was in the excavation business. he always orders caterpillar. he ordered tractors from japan because they have cut the end. .hey have devalued the yen
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i don't want that to happen. that is not going to happen. doy should not be able to it. we have tremendous power. we are the source. we have great power. ,e have politicians who truly truly don't know what they are doing. we are going to work hard. i am so honored by this. lookswith my wife, it literally like this. you have a lot of cameras here tonight. it looks literally like the academy awards. i never saw so many cameras in my life. it takes a lot of courage to run for president. i have never done this before. i have been a job producer. i have done a lot of things. this is something i have never done. income when the it's of the iran deal we get absolutely nothing. when you look at all of the problems our country has, you look at our military which is
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being depleted rapidly, we are going to make our military bigger and better and stronger than ever before and nobody, nobody is going to mess with us, folks, nobody. [applause] -- so it is an amazing honor to have you with me tonight. it will be ok if you want ask questions. question] >> there is pressure within their publican party. ,ome strongly worded statements if donald trump inns up as the will need to find a third-party option. donald trump: they can always do that. then they will just lose
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everything. let me explain something. seen whate see has happened, where we had a tremendous victory in new hampshire, tremendous in nevada, you look at what has happened and tonight is the best of all. projected 6. we could be 7-8, 9, major states, georgia, massachusetts, -- [cheers] tennessee, virginia. these are amazing states. we are going to probably get a lot more. we are projected to have good additional numbers. i will say this. we have expanded the republican party. when you look at what has happened in south carolina and you see the kind of numbers we have in terms of extra people coming in. they came from the democratic party, the democrats. their long-term democrats. they were never going to switch and the all switched. they were independents.
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we have expanded the party. look at the number of votes in that area as an example. four years ago they had 390 thousand votes. we doubled it. we were almost 800,000 votes. the democrats went down. there is much less enthusiasm. i am a unifier. i know people will find that hard to believe. i am a unifier. once we get this finished i'm going to go after one person, hillary clinton on the assumption she is allowed to run which is a big assumption. [applause] i don't know she is going to be allowed to run. that is going to be an easy race. i beat hillary in many polls. i don't think marco is going to be able to beat her. i think ted is going to have a hard time. ted cruz has a shot because at least he has one a little bit. much finerg to be a party. a much -- a unified party. to be honest with you.
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we are going to be a much bigger party. our party is expanding. look at the primary states were i have one. that hasn't happened in many decades. be more inclusive, more unified. we are going to be a much bigger party. we're going to win. [applause] [inaudible question] donald trump: i'm just doing what is right. doneed parenthood has die good work. i will say it. the so-called conservatives say that is -- i am a conservative.
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i'm a commonsense conservative. millions of women have been helped by planned parenthood. we are not going to allow and fund as long as you have the abortion going on at planned parenthood. we understand that. we will see what happens. planned parenthood, millions of writing letters. i'm going to be good for women. the for williams -- women's health issues. it is important to me. maybe that is not a perfect conservative view. i can tell you i more conservative than anybody on the military, taking care of our veterans, on the border on the wall, on getting rid of obama care and coming up with something much, much better. anding rid of common core bringing education to a local level so that you have good
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education for our children. so, i mean come you can call it what you want. i am a truth teller. i will tell the truth. ok? go ahead. i feel awfully good. i'm watching your people. i'm going to be very nice. i'm watching your people on cnn. i'm watching the msnbc people. i'm becoming diplomatic. they are being very strong. they are declaring marco the loser of the night. he hasn't won anything. i have to tell you, he was very nasty. a right to be nasty. he has not won anything.
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i do congratulate ted cruz. i know how hard ted cruz has worked on texas. that is a big get. i did very well in texas. one of the things my son told me which i didn't realize is that not only do i win most of the states, some are coming in, i came in second, no worst than second. it wasn't like i won and then i disappeared. the worst i had was a second. so i am very honored by the turnout. ok, yes, go ahead. [inaudible question] donald trump: right, right. i disavowed. -- he gave me the honor of joining the campaign.
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what you have is a movement. we spoke. they had to be 20,000 people inside that convention center. every place we are thinking. if we have 10,000 people it is a small group. when chris called he said this is a movement. they have never seen what is happening now. when chris joined we had a news conference. right after the program we are talking about, we are groups, groups. who knows. , i put out a tweet and i put on facebook that i disavowed.y
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i disavowed them. . disavowed today how many times are you supposed this about? i disavowed. hopefully it is the final time i have to do it. if you look at facebook and twitter i put out a statement because i wanted everyone to be sure. [inaudible question] donald trump: there is going to be renegotiation. it's going to be a good negotiation. not a bad negotiation. hopefully i will make a great deal and lots of great deals to the american people. can't go around just signing notices the president signs all the time, executive orders. don't event like i know, does he deal with congress anymore?
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does he speak to the sin that? does he speak with congressman and get them in a room and get things done? a good example is something that i think is important to me. corporate inversion. , a great businessman who endorse me, where we are losing companies. the taxes are too high. we have the highest taxed nation in the world. ,mportantly they have trillions trillions of dollars outside of this country. the democrats agree it should be brought back in. the republicans agree it should be brought back in. everyone agrees it should be brought back in. i could sit in a room or the oval office for literally half hour and i believe i could get everybody, every single person. agree on common core, or other things.
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these trillions and trillions of dollars should be brought into he doesn't know how to make a deal. he probably doesn't care. you are talking tremendous amounts of money. if you can't make a deal there is something going on that is wrong. you have the wrong leader. [inaudible question] donald trump: we are going to have a wall. i watched the ex-president of mexico. the arrogance of this man. i get along with hispanics. i won in the poll, the hispanic vote. i have thousands who work for me right now that are hispanic. i've had thousands of thousands over my lifetime free these are great people. the mexican leaders are too smart for our leaders. you saw it.
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foxce and fox -- vincent a no one even talked about the word he used. he was angry at the concept of somebody saying they were going to pay for the wall. we have a trade deficit with mexico. $58 billion. the wall is going to cost $10 billion. it is so easy. i've had these guys. you don't really mean next quiz going to pay for the wall. as sure as you are standing there, 100% mexico is going to pay. [applause] i'm a businessman. i know how to do this. politicians are all talk. except for chris christie, of course. it is not going to happen. when you think of that, and they say you are never going to be
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able to build a wall, it is 2000 miles but we need 1000 miles. the great wall of china is 13,000 miles, folks. they didn't have caterpillar tractors. i love john deere. they didn't have tractors. they didn't have cranes. they didn't have excavation equipment. the wall is 13,000 miles long. materials. of the this is going to be a serious wall. we are one stop trucks will -- from coming into -- we are going to stop drugs from coming into new hampshire. it is so beautiful. you look at the field. it is so beautiful. problem, heroin
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is pouring in. they have so many young people and other people addicted. i told them i'm going to stop it. i'm going to stop it. we are going to have a strong border. they are going to come in legally. he is a friend of mine and i have a lot of respect for rick scott. [inaudible] donald trump: we have a big problem. mr. trump: we have a big, big problem. we have to figure it out. islamic terrorism, big, big problem. not just for us. you look at germany, sweden, brussels. it is a disaster.
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peoplenot going to allow to come into our country who we have no idea who they are, no idea where they come from, they have no paperwork, they are young and they are strong. you look at that migration a line. they are young, strong, powerful. and you asked why they are not fighting for their country. i feel strongly, i have a bigger heart than anybody. we are going to build a safe center in assyria. moree will take those with money than anybody, and loosen up their wallets. we are going to get the gulf states to pay for it, because they should. reporter: i am talking about your plans. mr. trump: i gave you the answer, you heard what i said. what are you going to
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bring back -- mr. trump: we are going to bring them back. we are going to do great with the african-american. you see that in the polls, one poll i am 25%. and one of the commentators, who i think is standing in the back of the corner said, if donald trump gets 25% of the african-american vote, this election is over. you watch. the reason i am getting that and i will do great with hispanics and virtually every group. the reason, i am going to bring jobs back. build of theirle computers and iphones on our land, not in china. how does it help us when we make it in china? [applause] rubio cannotmarco win florida -- mr. trump: i like marco until
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about a week ago. he decided to become a don rickles. but don rickles has a lot more talent. honestly, i did. is losing very badly. the only way you can possibly mary, it has hail hurt him. in fact, one of the newscast said he went down 50% or 20%. 15% or 20%. he had a bad night. they said of the loser of the night was marco rubio. he has not won anything. marco has not won. you got to be able to win, you cannot talk. you have to be able to win something. he actually has not come very close. we will see what happens. go ahead.
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reporter: there is a criticism [inaudiblean question] let's not say it again, who are you? good job. look, i don't want to waste a lot of time. i am going to get along great with congress. know him, i do not well, but i'm sure we will get along. and if we don't, he will have to pay a big price, ok? [laughter] mr. trump, you say what you will do for the united states -- mr. trump: we have a country that is in big trouble. our infrastructure is going to hell, our hospitals and
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airports -- i go throughout the world. ar, you go to so ,any places, in china, asia different places in the middle east. you look at some of the airports they have, the roadways they have, the transportation systems they have and the trains. we are like a third world country. so i am going to be very good for the world and get along with the world. me,will be very proud of even you will be proud of me as a president. we have to rebuild our country because our country is going to hell. and hillary clinton does not have a clue. really bothered me, the reason i have such great support, is that people in the middle income groups are making less money today than they made 12 years ago. are making less money, she has been there with obama for a
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long. been there with obama for a long period of time. why haven't they done anything about it? then you look at her record as secretary of state, it is abysmal. you look at what goes on with syria. it is a disaster. we are going to have an interesting to read bank -- period of time. if she is allowed to run i will be surprised. run, ithe is allowed to will be a sad day for this country. because what she did was wrong. [applause] what she did was wrong, and other people have done far worse than her and paid a very big price. ok, one or two coup more questions. yesterday you said you
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would test negotiations -- mr. trump: where did you say this? take two feet off the wall. would you allow them to stay in the country? mr. trump: at this moment, absolutely not. we either have a country or we do not. we have borders or we do not. [applause] one quart -- or two more questions. reporter: there is a monkeywrench at the state level -- mr. trump: ok, go ahead.
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reporter: should they commit to honoring their agreement with you? rnc, imp: i like the don't know if i have been treated fairly or not. but i do respect them. what i do have is a great number of people. i have millions and millions of people. when i was watching those of broadcast a little while ago before i wanted to exactly where we were before i started speaking, i was amazed at the numbers. republicans have enormous energy, the democrats don't. there are numbers are through the roof. people are making statements they have never seen in modern times, a party that was so energized. i think if someone is doing as well as i am doing, and i am not just speaking for myself, but if i am going to win 5 -- i already
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15 -- it could be nine. if i am going to win all of states, and at- it is awfully hard to say that is not the person we want to lead the party. question, is a great because i really think that one of the biggest things everyone it sees happening, is the republican party has become more dynamic and diverse. we are taking from the democrats and the independents. we have a lot more people. take a look at south carolina. look at the numbers from four years ago. then -- i was there, you had it lines a mile long. it virtually more than doubled. we have a very, very dynamic party.
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and i think we will be able to unify the party. i think we will get along with everybody. i don't know paul ryan well, but i hope to get along with it. i do know mitch mcconnell a little bit. this, i have millions and millions and millions of people. this is not a close match. it is too bad winner did not take all, because this thing would be over, and we would have a celebration. [applause] look, i want to end by thanking everyone. periods been an amazing in my life. my daughter will be having a baby's, she is a special person. that could certainly be within the next week. this has been an amazing period of time, even from an
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educational standpoint. almost nobodyg thought could be done. and i am very proud. unifier, i would love to see the republican party and everybody get together and unify. when we unify, there is nobody that is going to beat us. thank you very much everybody. [applause] host: donald trump with governor chris christie of new jersey, in florida after his big successes tonight on super tuesday. you're watching live coverage here on c-span. thank you for being with us. we have been monitoring the feed from the ted cruz event, and it looks like they were also watching donald trump, so they could organize their schedule around it and not overlap. you can see the pictures from
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there. comes tos senator cruz the microphone, you can listen in. we have been getting calls and all night. it we would like to weigh in. here is a democrat from georgia. how did you vote? i voted for bernie sanders. host: how do you think he did? right now, a very low percentage of reporting. it does not look good in some states, but in oklahoma and his homes eight vermont, there was a good turnout. agree with earlier collars, there is misinformation. people do not know the facts. with him being an underdog, 60%ting the race with trailing behind clinton where he is now, we have seen a grassroots movement leading into almost tying with clinton. host: kyle is calling from
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oklahoma, and independent. in your state there was a victory for senator cruz and bernie sanders. there is a history of democratic socialism in oklahoma. hillary has been friends with kissinger, regime change. a very liberal base in oklahoma, we are small, but we turn up. host: and how about on the republican side? there are a lot of conservative christians, and quite frankly, trump does not speak for them. is the closest to right-wing, fanatical christian, and he has the votes. honestly, expecting carson to do better in oklahoma, but cruz took it all. host: thank you for calling in for us. next, a call from florida. this is gary in fort myers. caller: high, how are you.
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your governor just endorsed donald trump. what do you make of that? caller: i am disappointed in not. -- in that. governor, but i have been a republican all of my 1960, when i sat on the street corners of miami, i supported richard nixon. i have been a lifelong republican, but here is the situation. not wonrump has anything. he has the most votes, but he anything.n he has not gone over the 50% threshold. here is something else.
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what america wants his transparency. what i am asking as a republican, is that i want mr. -- dieboldvote his records, ands tax secretary clinton to come clean on her tax records. here in america we want transparency, honesty, cleanness. host: thank you so much. and now senator ted cruz at redneck country club where his event is. ♪ [applause]
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sen. cruz: thank you, texas. [applause] bless the lone star state. and god bless the great state of oklahoma. in 324 days, we will depart washington, d.c. with a very important dignitary on board. former president barack obama. [applause] this much is certain. january 20, 2017 will be president obama's last day in office. [applause] and on that day, we
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will have a new president of the united states. [applause] sen. cruz: tonight, this campaign enters a new phase. we began with 17 republican candidates, through the first four states, the race narrowed considerably. decisionwas another point. and the voters have spoken. [applause] sen. cruz: tomorrow morning, we have a choice. so long as the field remains have to donald trump's to the nomination remains more likely.
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and that would be a disaster for republicans. for conservatives, and for the nation. seenfter tonight, we have that our campaign is the only campaign that has beaten, can beat, and will be donald trump. -- beat donald trump. [applause] i congratulate donald trump on his victory tonight. [booing] sen. cruz: but we are the only campaign that has beaten donald trump once, twice, three times. [applause] sen. cruz: 15 states have now
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voted. every one of those states so far has been won by either donald trump, or myself. [applause] republicans, together we have a choice. with a deep,d honorable, talented field. for the candidates who have not a state or wrapped up significant delegates, i ask you to consider our coming together and uniting. [applause] sen. cruz: for those who have supported other candidates, we welcome you on our team, standing united as one. [applause] sen. cruz: that is the only way
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to beat donald trump. [applause] head, our head to campaign beats donald trump resoundingly. [applause] sen. cruz: but for that to happen, we must come together. the republican primary voters in upcoming states, you, too, have a choice. in our nations the darkest hours, fdr told us we have nothing to fear but fear itself. ask not what our country can do for us, but what we can do for our country. [applause] america should not whose wordsdent
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would make you embarrassed if your children repeated them. [applause] sen. cruz: our president should make us all proud, should inspire hope in all of us. we could nominate a washington boulder,, profane and who has a lifelong pattern of using government power for personal gain. or we can nominate a proven conservative who has fought consistently for working men and women, and will defend the constitution. [applause] [chanting cruz]
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it is our choice. donald trump has pledged to expand obama care into socialized medicine. [booing] mr. trump: with the federal -- sen. cruz: with the federal government controlling your health care. as president, i will repeal every word of obamacare. donald trump promises to cut deals with democrats and to continue the washington cronyism. obama'se he supported wall street bailout. i will stand with the people of this country and and corporate welfare. corporate welfare.
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adopt a flat tax and abolish the irs. [applause] sen. cruz: donald trump funded the gang of 8. with your help, i led the successful gang of eight amnesty plan. [applause] donald trump supports planned parenthood. [booing] sen. cruz: i will direct the justice department to investigate planned parenthood. [applause] donald trump promises to compromise with harry reid and chuck schumer on supreme court nominees. compromise away our religious liberties.
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[applause] and unlike donald trump, i will never compromise away our second amendment right to keep and bear arms. [applause] donald trump pledges to be neutral between israel and the palestinians. [boooing] sen. cruz: as president, i will not be neutral. america will stand unapologetically with the nation of israel. [applause] donald trump says he will keep in place the iranian nuclear deal, to try to renegotiate it. shreds thiso catastrophic iranian nuclear deal on the very first day in
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office. if you are angry with washington, i understand. but donald trump has been part of the washington corruption for 40 years. he is harry reid's favorite republican candidate. and, jimmy carter's. yesterday, it was reported in the "new york times," that they have a secret tape recording that he does not mean what he says on immigration. that it is flexible. that he will not build a wall or deport illegal aliens. to allow themses to release the tape. donald, release the tape. [applause]
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sen. cruz: if you are telling the "new york times," editorial board that you are lying to the voters, the voters have a right to know. [applause] enough with the washington corruption. with the deception. anh using government to event the rich and powerful at the expense of the american people. ago, i promised the people of texas i would fight with every breath in my body to stop obamacare. [applause] to stop amnesty, and secure the borders. debt that is bankrupting our children and grandchildren. to defend religious liberties, the second amendment, and the
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bill of rights. [applause] and i have kept my promise. [applause] that is why we were supported in this election by texas governor. my lieutenant governor, dan patrick. [applause] former governor, rick perry, a true patriot. [applause] half of they nearly republican state legislature in texas. [applause] and my thousands upon thousands of republican women and grassroots activists. [applause]
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they know my record. they know me personally. they know my heart. and they know that i have kept my word to fight for them, each and every day. [applause] sen. cruz: america, i will do the same as president. [applause] together, we will repeal obama care. [applause] irs.cruz: abolish the pulled back the epa regulators that are killing small businesses. stop amnesty and secure the border. [applause] sen. cruz: and the result will
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be small businesses exploding millions of high paying jobs, wages going up, and young people coming out of the school with 2, 3, 4, 5 job offers. forward, let us together show that reagan cost , and optimismve in the american people were not misplaced. that we will not let the american lights go out. we will fight or our constitution, for life, and for freedom. [applause] you have shown that we remain a strong and just people. a people who do not give in to fear, but rise only in our righteous might to meet the challenges of the future.
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[applause] together, we can do it. we stand together and return to the free market principles and the constitutional liberties that built america. [applause] sen. cruz: once again, we can have morning in america. thank you, and god bless each and every one of you. [applause] sun coming up over new york city
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school bus driver in a traffic jam facesg at the in the rearview mirror, looking at the promise of the promised land. i want to keep dreams of fame and fortune. want to keep paying the rent. one could end up going to prison, president,ght be only in america, red white and blue, only in america,
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chance,et a everybody gets a chance, only in america. sun going down over the freeway, newlyweds in the back of a limousine, a welder's a son and a baker's daughter, all they want is everything. she came out here to be an actress, band, a singer in a
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they talk about the stars they could have been, ,nly in america seeing red white and blue, ,nly in america all the things we want to do. we get a chance, everyone gets to dance, only in america. only in america,
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where we dream in red white and blue, america, where we dream about what we want to, everybody gets a chance, everybody gets to dance, ,nly in america ,nly in america about what we want to, ♪ y in america you're watching live
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coverage on a super tuesday night. senator ted cruz at the redneck country club back in texas, his headquarters tonight where he is savoring his victory in the state of texas, and also in oklahoma. his third, after the win in the iowa caucuses. usve scully is going to tell about more results. still to be races announced. let me share some tweets from jessica taylor who was watching donald trump and senator cruz. speech --d the has he succeeded in doing a news conference rather than a victory rally tonight? that secret new york times transcript could be another trump bombshell, according to his nemesis, mitt
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romney. results first at the republican primary and caucus is that a been taking place across most of the south, east, and midwest. in alabama, and we will only focus on the top three contenders. donald trump winning that state with 45.1% of the vote, compared cruz,t over 20% with ted and just over 17% for marco rubio. arkansas donald trump winning at 34.5%. close behind, senator ted cruz at 28.6%, and senator marco rubio at 24.6%. for georgia, 40% for donald cruz, and for ted third for marco rubio. massachusetts, governor john
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kasich was looking for a win, but that was not the case. senator rubio coming in third at 18.1%. the caucuses in minnesota are still going on. in oklahoma, senator ted cruz picking up a third win after his iowa caucus win in january. winning his home state tonight of texas. donald trump, coming in second and 28.5%, and marco rubio at 25.8%. in tennessee, donald trump also the winner. 40.7%,trump getting senator cruz at 23.9%, and senator marco rubio just over 20% in the state of tennessee. in texas, an important win for senator ted cruz because he stays in this race, getting just over 41% of the vote. donald trump second, marco rubio coming in third. and in vermont, a state that winning narrowly against senator marco rubio with nearly 35% of the vote, compared
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governorver 30% for john kasich, and senator marco rubio at 19.6%. that --nia, a state let's go to minnesota. winningmarco rubio now in the minnesota caucuses, only 10% reporting, at 36.9%. senator ted cruz at 27.4%, and donald trump coming in third, at 20.4%. wherey, in virginia, senator marco rubio was hoping for a win in that state, but that was declared for donald trump. and we will go through the democrats as well. beginning with alabama, a state that hillary clinton won easily, with 80% of the vote. arkansas, where she served as first lady where her govern -- has been was governor of that nearly 70% of that vote for hillary clinton. in colorado, senator sanders right now with 53.4%.
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compared to just over 45% for hillary clinton. moving onto georgia, hillary clinton winning with 71% of the vote, compared to 28% for senator bernie sanders. a number of primaries and the south, but also massachusetts, where hillary clinton is narrowly holding onto a lead at 51% of the bow, compared to 47.8% for senator bernie sanders. senator bernie sanders winning that voted 52%, with just over 41% with hillary clinton. also, sweeping the south with nearly 67% of the bow, compared to nearly 32% for senator sanders. all of these numbers are on our website at texas, clinton at 67.6%, and sanders at 30.5%.
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virginia, clinton winning a 64.3%, and senator sanders winning in his home state of vermont with over 86% of vermont, compared to only 13 .5% for hillary clinton. host: thank you so much. lots of results, we appreciate you bringing us up to date. to any of did not go today's super tuesday states, instead, he went home to maryland, to baltimore. he held a party. this is the headline on their story. carson supporters of being, resigned at baltimore party. there is a quote from armstrong williams in this piece. armstrong says carson is staying in the race until one of the candidates gets past the 1200 votes needed for nomination.
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to showone other event you tonight, we mentioned that marco rubio, his event happen the same time as hillary clinton. so we taped it, rather than bring it to you live. and we will show marco rubio's primary night event next. [applause] sen. rubio: thank you. thank you. thank you. thank you, thank you. [chanting 'marco"] i think you have
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heard this before from someone else, but i want to say it. i love you miami. [applause] thank you, it is great to be home. it is great to be home. [applause] we are so excited to be home, and we are so excited about what lies ahead or america. we are so excited about what lies ahead for our campaign. ago, we just five days began to unmask the true nature of the front runner so far in this race. we began too, explain to the american people that donald trump is a con artist. [applause] and in just five days, we have seen and the impact it is having all across the country. [applause] we are seeing in
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state after state, his numbers coming down, my numbers going up. [applause] sen. rubio: and two weeks from tonight, right here in florida, we are going to send a message loud and clear. we are going to send a message that the party of lincoln and reagan and the presidency of the united states will never be held by a con artist. [applause] [chanting "usa"] of all the places in america, and i have traveled this country and am proud to be
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no placeause there is in america that understands the american dream better than this community and this great state of florida. [applause] like our country, this is a place built by people who always work hard for a better life. havein this community, we all been raised by people who know how special america is, because they know what life is like outside of america. people who lost their homeland. by millions of people who lost their future. but thank god they found this great country where anything is assible, where anyone can go far as their talent and hard work will take them. [applause] know that thet we things that make america special
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did not happen on their own. for overens because 200 years, each generation of americans did what they needed to do to leave their children better off than themselves. i am from a place in america that understands that. for literally everyone one of us here is one generation away from someone who made the future of their lives. only in america would that be possible. [applause] but that american lives and changed our changed the world is in trouble now. a long first time in time, young americans believe the american dream is dead. it is not dead, but it is in a lot of trouble. years of barack obama, the american dream is slipping away. but here is the good news. we do not have to remain on the
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road we are on right now. when i am president of united's, we will not just save the american dream, we will expand it to reach more people than ever. [applause] in just the last week, since thursday's debate, i have been inundated with e-mails and calls from people all across this country who are joining our effort. if you are watching tonight, i ask you to join our effort. i ask you to go to be a part of our team. stake, is nots at just the future of america, that the future of the conservative movement. 36 years ago, ronald reagan defined conservatism for a generation. it is not a coincidence that so many young americans my age and a few years older are all people who believe in the american dream, and in the conservative
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message. [applause] because we are the children of the reagan revolution. we believe in free enterprise. we believe in a strong national defense. we believe in limited government. we believe in the constitution of the united states. [applause] we believe the world placetronger and better when america is the strongest country on earth. [applause] sen. rubio: and we know that america is strongest when it stands with its allies, allies like israel. we will always be on their side. we stand for freedom in a cuba,
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venezuela, nicaragua. [applause] these things are not negotiable. [chanting "marco"] sen. rubio: these things are not negotiable. but there are some people who are not strong on these issues. the other day, donald trump was asked, will you take sides with israel, and he said he is not taking sides. [booing] sen. rubio: donald trump says he is not taking sides and wants to be impartial. when i am president of the united states, we are on israel's side. [applause] and the world will
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israel's side, because in my first day of office, we will cancel barack obama's deal with iran. [applause] sen. rubio: when i am president of the united states, for the first time in eight years, we will have a president who follows the constitution, not violated every day. [applause] it will begin on my first day in office, because of my first day, i will cancel every single one of barack obama's unconstitutional executive orders. [applause] when i am president of the united states, you will have a president that believes in free enterprise, and actually offers ideas to save it. i believe in free enterprise, not because my parents were wealthy. i did not inherit $100 million.
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i did not start out with a small, $2 million loan from my dad. my dad was a bartender on miami beach. [applause] and the reason why he had a job is because free enterprise works. in americaunity understands that socialism does not work, it is right here in miami, right here in florida. [applause] sen. rubio: when i am president, i will reduce taxes and regulations. we will save medicare and balance our budget. we will utilize energy resources. i will do more than just erase the lines around the state. for health care, we will repeal and replace obamacare once and for all. [applause] when i am president
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of the united states, we are going to rebuild the united states military. [applause] president, when i am we are going to have a real war on terror, which means the best intelligence agencies in the world will find the terrorists. the best military will destroy them, and if we capture them alive, they are not getting a court hearing or a lawyer, they are going to guantanamo bay. [applause] when i am president of the united states, we are going to take care of our veterans again. god bless our veterans. [applause] sen. rubio: and by the way, when i am president, you will have a president that every day will do what i will do right now. i will thank our firefighters
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and police officers for everything they do for us. [applause] sen. rubio: and you will have a president who never apologizes for defending your second amendment right to protect yourself and your family. these are indeed difficult times, and many people are struggling. i know many of you are struggling. do not give into the fear. do not give into anger. give into sham and con artist to try to take advantage of your suffering and your hardships. instead, believe as we always have as a nation and a people, that we do what needs to be done, america's greatest days are always get to calm. we have a real problems, and we will confront those problems and fix them. our children as the
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free as in most prosperous americans that have ever lived. we always believe in this country that tomorrow can always be better than today. there is a lot of work to be done. usa]ting sen. rubio: there is a lot of work to be done. inheritors of the the dreams and hopes of those who came before us. for 200 years, each generation of americans has done their part. now the time has come for our generation to do their part. when i am president, this generation will do its part, not just to save the american dream, but ensure that it reaches more people than it has ever reached before. [applause] sen. rubio: that is why i am so
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passionate about this election. that is why a one u to understand, that no matter how long it takes, no matter how many states it takes, how many weeks and months, i will campaign as long as it takes to ensure that i am the next president of the united states. [applause] sen. rubio: we will not allow the party of lincoln and reagan to fall into the hands of a con artist. we will not allow the next president of the united states to be a socialist, like bernie sanders. and we will not allow the next president of the united states to be someone under fbi investigation, like hillary clinton. [applause] i will unite this
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party, and we will grow it, and we will win in november. and we will turn this country around. the stakes are too high, and we will do whatever it takes. [applause] sen. rubio: we have some states waiting for me in the next few days. but then we are coming to florida. [applause] two weeks from tonight, you will send a message to the nation and the world that america's greatest days are yet to come. just a few brief words in spanish, and then i will close in english. [speaking spanish]
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florida, i know you are ready. the pundits say we are underdogs, i accept that. we have all been underdogs. this is a community of underdogs. this is a state of underdogs. this is a country of underdogs. but we will win. and when we do, we will do what needs to be done.
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be the freestill and most prosperous americans that have ever lived. and the american dream will change more lives than ever before. and we are going to leave for our children. -- leads always lead their children. the greatest nation for all of mankind. we are ready to turn this country around, and usher in the new american century. i'm asking you what home tonight to come sign up for our efforts, together, we will usher in the greatest era in the history of america. thank you, and god bless you. thank you. [applause] ♪
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host: that is senator marco rubio in miami, florida. he is at the end of his speech with his campaign. he is at his campaign rally, with his supporters. he is at the ronald reagan equestrian center in miami, florida. you're watching coverage of the super tuesday results here and c-span. we will be here till midnight, eastern time. and we will talk more calls, more results. and go over stuff you may have missed. viewers have and very patient. john in tennessee, are you still .here
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primary inht tennessee, how did you vote? donald trump the voices the opinion of the majority of the people, or else he would not get the vote. the idea that he cannot beat if he does not get the nominee i will vote democrat. it is a joint effort, voters in the republican party to discredit chomp. -- trump. the other one being the vice president candidate. i think a lot of people would not vote for either one.
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the turnout in the republican primaries, a lot of democrats, who are voting for trump. being the only one able to win the election, not the other two. host: host: what issues that donald trump speaks of our most important to you? caller: i like the idea of maintaining the border. it keeps drugs out. i like the idea of bringing jobs back to the united states and quit shipping them overseas for these guys that bring them back and sell them to the americans, and they are pocketing the the money at the expense of americans losing their jobs by them going overseas or into mexico and other countries. it is just the right thing to do to make america great again. i think that is what you have to do. host: thanks for your call.
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matthew is in georgia, another state with a primary tonight. a republican. who did you vote for? caller: i am a libertarian. i voted for bernie sanders tonight. host: you did? that is an interesting choice. caller: that is my comment of the night. i voted for bernie sanders as a libertarian. host: why did you make that choice? caller: i suppose i want to split it in half. if i want a social liberal, he is my best bet. the two parties are very similar. host: how do you see this year playing out? caller: i am not really sure. i have been voting republican probably my entire adult voting life. it is very confusing to me how different this election is from the ones i have seen before. i am excited to see how it plays out. host: thank you for being part of our coverage tonight.


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