Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump projected to win New Hampshire primaries: Associated Press

Unlike Iowa, the polls in New Hampshire accurately predicted the victors

By Scott Eric Kaufman
February 10, 2016 6:04AM (UTC)
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Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump (AP/David Becker/Reuters/Rick Wilking/Photo montage by Salon)

The polls in New Hampshire just closed, but the Associated Press is already calling the primaries for Bernie Sanders on the Democratic side and Donald Trump on the Republican:

The most interesting development of the evening, however, is the total implosion of Florida Senator Marco Rubio, whose poor debate performance -- capped off by his New Hampshire campaign manager's beat-down of a Rubio-robot today -- snowballed into what is appearing to be a truly terrible evening.


Watch Rubio's campaign manager beat a Rubio-bot below via Americans United for Change.

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