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Takeaways from South Carolina primary: Donald Trump's Republican home field advantage is everywhere

Feb. 24, 2024 20:51 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump trounced Nikki Haley on Saturday in the South Carolina primary, a victory that emphatically punctuated the depth and breadth of his support among Republican primary voters as he vanquished his lone remaining major opponent in her home state. Trump did...

Trump wins South Carolina, easily beating Haley in her home state and closing in on GOP nomination

Feb. 24, 2024 20:48 PM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Donald Trump won South Carolina’s Republican primary on Saturday, easily beating former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley in her home state and further consolidating his path to a third straight GOP nomination. Trump has now swept every contest that counted for...

Why AP called South Carolina for Trump: Race call explained

Feb. 24, 2024 20:38 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Associated Press declared Donald Trump the winner of the South Carolina primary as soon as polls closed on Saturday. The race call was based on a comprehensive survey of South Carolina Republican primary voters that showed him defeating Nikki Haley by wide margins in her...

Here's how Trump won in South Carolina — and what it could mean for his chances in November

Feb. 24, 2024 20:23 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump won over South Carolina Republicans as the candidate who voters believe can win in November, keep the country safe and has the mental capability to be president. Trump cruised to victory in the South Carolina primary with the support of an almost...

Trump calls himself a 'proud political dissident' in CPAC speech

Feb. 24, 2024 19:36 PM EST

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Former President Donald Trump cast November's presidential election as “judgment day” and declared himself a “proud political dissident” during a speech before conservative activists outside of Washington Saturday as he again cloaked his campaign in religious...

Who's running for president? See a rundown of the major 2024 candidates

Feb. 24, 2024 19:25 PM EST

Two major Republican candidates are left competing for their party's 2024 presidential nomination. Former President Donald Trump notched a commanding victory Saturday over former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley in South Carolina, where Haley previously served as governor. Trump also...

Donald Trump wins the Republican presidential primary in South Carolina

Feb. 24, 2024 19:04 PM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump wins the Republican presidential primary in South Carolina.

No. 20 South Carolina tops Mississippi 72-59 to end 2-game skid

Feb. 24, 2024 18:19 PM EST

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — B.J. Mack scored 17 points and No. 20 South Carolina snapped a two-game losing skid with a 72-59 win over Mississippi on Saturday. The victory helped the Gamecocks (22-5, 10-4 SEC) hold on to their spot among the top four teams in the conference giving them a...

Trump says his criminal indictments boosted his appeal to Black voters

Feb. 24, 2024 17:35 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former President Donald Trump claimed Friday that his four criminal indictments have boosted his support among Black Americans because they see him as a victim of discrimination, comparing his legal jeopardy to the historic legacy of anti-Black prejudice in the U.S. legal...

Anumba's 15 help Winthrop beat South Carolina Upstate 83-74

Feb. 24, 2024 17:25 PM EST

ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Michael Anumba had 15 points in Winthrop's 83-74 win against South Carolina Upstate on Saturday. Anumba added five rebounds for the Eagles (17-12, 8-6 Big South Conference). Sin'Cere McMahon scored 13 points, shooting 4 for 13, including 3 for 9 from beyond...