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Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Beyond Super Tuesday: What’s Next For Clinton, Trump

Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton (left) and Donald Trump address their supporters following poll closings on March 1, 2016. (Rhona Wise, Gaston de Cardenas/Getty Images)

Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton (left) and Donald Trump address their supporters following poll closings on March 1, 2016. (Rhona Wise, Gaston de Cardenas/Getty Images)

Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump tightened their grips on their respective parties’ presidential nominations, after both won seven states in Super Tuesday voting yesterday.

Democratic strategist Jamal Simmons and Republican strategist Paris Dennard join Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson and Robin Young to discuss what the results mean for the front-runners and their challengers, as well as what to expect in tomorrow night’s GOP debate and the next wave of election contests later this month.

Super Tuesday Summary

Donald Trump won: Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Massachusetts, Tennessee, Vermont and Virginia

Ted Cruz won: Texas, Oklahoma and Alaska

Marco Rubio won: Minnesota

Hillary Clinton won: Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Massachusetts, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia

Bernie Sanders won: Colorado, Minnesota, Oklahoma and Vermont

Current Delegate Counts

Current delegate counts for the presidential candidates. (Alyson Hurt/NPR)

Current delegate counts for the presidential candidates, as of Wednesday morning. (Alyson Hurt/NPR)

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