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U.S. Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush listens to a question during a town hall meeting at the Medallion Opera House in Gorham, New Hampshire, in this file photo taken July 23, 2015.
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush listens to a question during a town hall meeting at the Medallion Opera House in Gorham, New Hampshire, in this file photo taken July 23, 2015.Credit: Reuters
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Rubio: 'This has become a three-person race'

Marco Rubio, currently in second place in the South Carolina primaries, spoke to supporters, saying that "after tonight, this has become a three-person race."

With 84 percent of precincts reporting, Rubio carried 22.3 percent of the vote and Ted Cruz stood in third with 21.7 percent.

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Trump projected to win South Carolina primaries

Donald Trump is projected to win the South Carolina Republican primary with less than one percent of precincts reporting. Trump has 32.1 percent of the vote and Ted Cruz has 22.9 percent. Marco Rubio is in third with 21.4 percent while Jeb Bush holds 10.4 percent of the vote.

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Sanders concedes defeat to Clinton in Nevada caucus

Bernie Sanders congratulated Hillary Clinton on her victory in Nevada's Democratic caucus in a concession speech. Clinton, said Sanders, ran an "aggressive and effective campaign."

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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks on the day of the Nevada Democratic caucus, Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016, in Las Vegas. Credit: AP

Fox News projects Clinton as Nevada caucus winner

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton narrowly won the Nevada caucuses on Saturday, Fox News projected, beating back a stronger-than-expected challenge from rival Bernie Sanders. 

With 57 percent of the precincts reporting, Clinton was leading with 52 percent of the vote to Sanders' 48 percent. Vote counting was delayed in Nevada by heavy turnout.

Clinton's narrow victory in Nevada where she was once expected to win by double digits suggested the Democratic nominating race could be long and hard-fought, with Sanders performing strongly in a state with a heavy minority population. 

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With 50% of precincts reporting, Clinton holds razor thin lead over Sanders

With 50 percent of precincts reporting in Nevada's Democratic caucus, Clinton maintains a minuscule lead over contender Bernie Sanders.

Clinton has 51.7 percent to Sanders' 48.2 percent. 

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A supporter of Hillary Clinton carries a sign during a Democratic caucus at Caesars Palace on February 20, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada.Credit: AFP

Clinton, Sanders split vote 50/50 in initial result of Nevada Democratic caucus

With 30 percent of precincts reporting in Nevada's Democratic caucus, Hillary Clinton held 51.4 percent of the vote while Bernie Sanders gained 48.5 percent.

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A presidential preference card is shown on a chair before a Democratic caucus at Caesars Palace on February 20, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada.Credit: AFP

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