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#pnut4prez: All Sorts Of Surprises On The Campaign Trail
Donald Trump delivered a knockout punch in Indiana yesterday, winning the state by such a wide margin, it forced Ted Cruz to drop out of the race. John Kasich, another contender for the Republican nomination, is currently fourth in a two man race. Meanwhile, Bernie Sanders pulled off a major upset, winning Indiana despite most polls putting Hillary in the lead.
What does this mean?
The Republican Party will begin the painfully awkward process of trying to coalesce behind The Donald. RNC Chairman Reince Preibus, a former Trump opponent, tweeted that it was time to unite behind Trump to defeat Hillary. Meanwhile, the Democratic race is far from over as it shifts to favorable terrain for Bernie, meaning he could win most upcoming races but still lose the nomination, an odd dynamic that threatens to divide the party even more.
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