Clinton wins Democratic primary in Mississippi

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton has won the Democratic presidential primary in Mississippi, riding a continuing wave of support from black voters in Southern states to claim her latest victory over Bernie Sanders.

The former secretary of state will proportionally be awarded a share of the state’s 36 delegates. Clinton had already earned 1,134 delegates in previous contests, versus 502 that have gone to Sanders.

Clinton’s number is roughly half the amount she needs to clinch the Democratic nomination for president. Her win in Mississippi comes off weekend contests in which Sanders won three out of four states.

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  • J.B.

    “Clinton had already earned 1,134 delegates in previous contests”
    “EARNED” really?…
    And just how has she “earned” all those “super delegates” that just vote for whoever “they” choose regardless of the will and votes of the people?
    Our electorate is a such sham and this so called candidate more than proves it…
    If this where any other private citizen they would be in a federal prison on numerous charges,
    rather than being the DNC front runner for the presidential nomination…good grief.
    i know that a large proportion of the voter base is seemingly functionally illiterate, but even the dumbest among us should clearly be able to see the obvious rope pulling going on from behind the curtains at this point.