Reeling Republican establishment running out of time to stop Trump

A combination photo shows Republican U.S. presidential candidates Marco Rubio Donald Trump and Ted Cruz addressing supporters at their respective Super Tuesday primary and caucus campaign eventsBy James Oliphant MIAMI (Reuters) – When Senator Ted Cruz took the stage on Tuesday after winning the Republican nominating contest in his home state of Texas, he issued a call for the party to rally behind his presidential candidacy. Republican Party leaders came away from Super Tuesday – the 2016 presidential campaign’s biggest day of state-by-state nominating contests for the Nov. 8 election – without any clearer consensus about how to slow front-runner Donald Trump’s march to the nomination. Cruz won two, and U.S. Senator Marco Rubio of Florida notched his first win, in Minnesota.

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