Trump, Clinton poised for big wins on Super Tuesday

A woman receives instructions before she votes in Super Tuesday elections at the Wilson School in Arlington, VirginiaBy Steve Holland and Amanda Becker WASHINGTON/AUGUSTA, Ga. (Reuters) – Donald Trump is in position to take firm control of the Republican presidential race when 11 states vote on Tuesday, an outcome likely to intensify concerns among party leaders that the brash billionaire has hijacked the party. In the Democratic race, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton can go a long way toward silencing concerns about her candidacy with big victories of her own over democratic socialist Bernie Sanders on Super Tuesday. The lone exception appeared to be Texas, where U.S. Senator Ted Cruz, who represents that state, enjoyed a narrow lead and was in desperate need of a victory.

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