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Hillary Clinton and a gaggle of mainstream Republican presidential hopefuls turned their gaze south Wednesday, hoping to move on from thumping New Hampshire primary defeats at the hands of Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump. Sanders and Trump -- two political outsiders with vastly different ideologies, but who have a common campaign credo of shouting truth at power -- won the second contest in this months-long nomination race with some ease. Sanders almost doubled Clinton's tally and Trump bested second place Ohio governor John Kasich by almost 20 percentage points.
By Brendan McDermid NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders courted the African-American vote on Wednesday after thrashing former secretary of state Hillary Clinton in the New Hampshire primary election and giving his anti-establishment campaign a major lift. Sanders, a democratic socialist and U.S. senator from Vermont, met civil rights leader Rev. Al Sharpton for breakfast at a restaurant in New York City's Harlem neighborhood. It was an attempt to chip away at Clinton's strong support from African-American voters, who will be crucial at the next Democratic primary, in South Carolina on Feb. 27.