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US Presidential Race Could Be Clearer This Week
It could become clear this week who the Republican and Democratic (1)_______________ will be.
Twelve states will hold (2)_____________ or caucuses Tuesday, called “Super Tuesday.” In most of those states, (3)_______________ studies show Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton have much more support than (3)______________.
Last week, Trump said people “are so tired of (4)_________________ -- all talk, no action. We are going to (5)________________________________. We are going to win, win, win.”
Republican candidates said they will try to stop or (5)_______________ Trump’s campaign.
Senator Marco Rubio said “Trump will never be the Republican (6)_______________. We are not going to let the (7)_____________________, and the party of Ronald Reagan and the party of Abraham Lincoln be taken over by a first-rate con artist.”
Trump answered that Rubio has not won any (8)_________________ or primary elections. He said Rubio is hated in his home state of Florida.
Clinton has also criticized Trump. After she (9)_______________ Bernie Sanders in the South Carolina primary Saturday by almost 50 points, she said, “we do not need to make America great again. America (10)__________________ being great. But we do need to make America whole again. Instead of building walls, we need to be (11)______________.”
Senator Sanders says his (12)______________________ Hillary Clinton is not over. He said “the middle class of this country (13)__________________ and almost all new income and wealth has been going to the top one percent.”
I’m Mario Ritter.
VOA Washington Correspondent Michael Bowman reported this story fromWashington. Christopher Jones-Cruise adapted the story for VOA LearningEnglish. Kathleen Struck was the editor.
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Words in This Story

movement – n. a series of organized activities in which many people worktogether to do or achieve something
con artist – n. a person who tricks other people in order to get their money
primary – n. an election in which members of the same political party runagainst each other for the chance to be in a larger and more importantelection
caucus – n. a meeting of members of a political party for the purpose ofchoosing candidates for an election

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