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South Carolina made Donald Trump the clear front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination, revived Sen. Marco Rubio’s campaign and sounded the death knell for Jeb Bush.

The New York businessman won his second convincing victory in a week, following New Hampshire. Rubio, pronounced dead after a dismal New Hampshire performance, was locked in a tight battle with Ted Cruz for second place, well ahead of the rest of the field. Bush, trailing badly, dropped out as the South Carolina results came in.

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