tv Erin Burnett Out Front CNN February 22, 2016 4:00pm-5:01pm PST
administration, wolf. >> clearly, it looks like it has become for all practical purposes a failed state. barbara, thanks very much for that. thanks for watching. outfront next, breaking news ted cruz firing a top staffer for spreading a story about marco rubio and the bible. turns out it wasn't true. hillary clinton looking for another win in south carolina as bernie sanders steps up the attacks big time. let's go "outfront." >> good evening. i'm erin burnett. outfront tonight, breaking news. a major shakeup for ted cruz's campaign on the eve of the nevada caucuses. his communications director fired. cruz says he personally asked rick tyler to resign. it comes after the rubio
campaign asked cruz to hold his staff accountable for spreading misinformation. tyler posted this video that claims marco rubio trashed the bible to a cruz staffer. >> the only problem is that is not what marco rubio said. rubio posted their own video that said -- well, here's what it said. all the answers are in there. short time ago cruz spoke out about why he demanded tyler's resignation. rick tyler is a good man. this was a grave error of judgment. even if it was true, we are not a campaign that is going to
question the faith of another candidate. even if it was true, our campaign should not have sent it. that's why i have asked for rick tyler's resignation. >> rubio says it is part of a troubling pattern. >> for them to take a video and transcribe words on it that are the complete opposite of what i said, it's disturbing. every single day something comes out of the cruz campaign that's deceptive and untrue. >> ted cruz about to hold a campaign rally there. we'll see if he will have more to say on this controversy coming at such a crucial moment. we are out in las vegas tonight. you are there when ted cruz announced that he had asked rick tyler to resign. this is a major move by the cruz campaign. it is coming on a crucial day, one day before nevada votes. what more do you know? >> reporter: i was struck how quickly senator cruz worked on
this. very clear he wanted to get out front of this controversy. this controversy has had a relatively short life span, only about 24 hours. rick tyler first tweeted that yesterday morning. then he apologized and took out the tweet overnight. cruz fired him just a few hours later into today. i think that really speaks to the sensitivity right now within the cruz campaign over this narrative that's been pushed by his rivals, this narrative that their campaign is one that engages in lies and spreads misinformation. i thought it was very poignant that senator cruz went out of his way today to insert himself into this controversy saying i personally did an investigation this morning. i personally talked to rick and called for his resignation. the candidate trying to take back control. >> ted cruz is placed in third in the last two contests. he did win iowa, but he's trailing in nevada. super tuesday is only eight days
away. this is a crucial, crucial day. 25% of the delegates are up for grabs. does the campaign still believe there's still a real path to the nomination for cruz? >> reporter: they do, erin, but so much of that does hinge on super tuesday. they always wanted to do well in the first four states. nevada notwithstanding. they feel they have largely achieved that. then move on to super tuesday states where they feel there is a high evangelical vote. there are some signs in some cracks in that strategy right now. for instance, in south carolina donald trump won the evangelical vote, so this raises the stakes for them to do well in super tuesday and really put out. they have predicted they will have an amazing night, but they have to back that up. >> outfront now, the senior
communications adviser for ted cruz, alice stewart. people have been clicking on this story online all day long. they are very, very curious about it. it is a big move. your campaign posted this video subtitling this video of marco rubio saying the bible doesn't have many answers. how did something like that ever get posted in the first place? >> this was posted on another site. it was reposted by former communications director. from the very beginning of this campaign, erin, we have sought to operate with the utmost of integri integrity, avoiding personal attacks, that's how ted has executed this campaign day in and day out despite the numerous attacks he has received by all the other candidates and many in washington. he has maintained the highest level of integrity in not
attacks others or for personal reasons. his focus instead is on fighting the washington cartel, breaking up washington as usual, getting the message to the american people that they want to hear, that they want someone who is consistent, who is a conservative that they can trust. that's the focus. rick is a phenomenal, wonderful person. he's apologized. marco rubio has accepted the apology. we're moving on. we're going to focus on the people of nevada and reviving our economy and making our military strong. >> you talk about trust. look, this is not the first time your campaign has come under fire for an ad or a posting as we all know. you were criticized for the ad showing marco rubio shaking hands with president obama. the rubio campaign accused you of photoshopping the ad.
it was not a picture of marco rubio and president obama. it was remarkably similar to an image you can find online. should the leaders of the campaign be responsible for the candidate himself? >> look, as we said, he's taken action and we're moving forward. now is the time for us to focus on what the people of nevada are concerned with and it is about creating jobs and improving the economy. they are extremely concerned about what candidate is going to make the necessary steps to fight against amnesty and fix our immigration problem. and they understand that ted cruz has solutions that will address those issues because immigration, which is a big concern there in the silver state, is a national security issue. that is what ted is going to convey to the people there and that's what our focus will be starting right this moment moving forward, is continue to focus on the issues that the voters are concerned with. we are looking forward to
tomorrow the caucus in nevada and moving on to march 1st. there are key states there. texas, georgia, alabama, louisiana. a lot of key states. we're anxious to get there. >> when you talk about super tuesday, you talk about nevada tomorrow. cruz has said it is a two-man race, but marco rubio got some key endorsement today in nevada specifically. what states are you confident you're going to win between tomorrow and super tuesday? how many states will ted cruz come number one? >> marco rubio has not won a primary caucus to this point. we're in second place in the delegate count and that's critical. ted is positioned to do wiell i texas. we're going to have some great news coming out of texas in the days to come. here in arkansas, my state, we're going to have some key
endorsement and legislative rollout in the next few days. we're excited to do well here as well as in georgia. this has always been a campaign based on a multistate strategy. we have more cash on hand than the other campaigns combined. of course, donald trump is self-funding, but that money is going to be key to executing our multistate strategy what we're going to execute on march 1st all the way through march 15th. >> outfront now, the senior adviser to the marco rubio campaign jason row. marco rubio came out and had a comment about ted cruz's campaign. this was before the rick tyler firing announcement was put out. >> who is going to be fired when ted cruz is president because this campaign has repeatedly done things they have to apologize for and no one is ever
held accountable? >> should he have done more? >> my father taught me trustworthy people don't ask them to trust you. this is a campaign and the cruz campaign that has basically said trust ted and that is part of the team. rick is the collateral in a campaign that will do anything to win. misleading caucus goers into believing ben carson was going to drop out was just the beginning of what has been a series of misrepresentations of things that are going on during the campaign. there's just no other way to color it than a lie. >> so your bottom line is, okay, fine, they did this, but this doesn't change your view of the campaign, of its honesty, of anything getting rid of rick tyler? >> you described him as collateral damage.
>> rick is just one incident in a series of incidents. it's unfortunate for rick that he has to go through this, but i think they are trying to at least create the impression they're going to deal with something because it's become so common that these kinds of things are coming from this campaign that people are starting to recognize that senator cruz relationship with the truth is very sketchy. >> marco rubio picked up some key endorsements today, a senator in nevada, bob dole. right now it is nearly a dead heat between rubio and cruz for number two in nevada. are you confident you're going to beat cruz tomorrow? are you sure of that? >> well, we feel great. unlike cruz, promising just about he would win south carolina, we're going to do well and we're going to be very happy tuesday night and rolling out of nevada wednesday and staring at super tuesday. marco rubio was out accepting endorsements from a couple of
people, but also senator dan coates from indiana, a former minnesota governor. we're focused on unifying the conservative movement and how republicans led by marco rubio can be victorious in nevada against hillary clinton. meanwhile ted cruz is cleaning up the messes from a campaign that's being run on lies. >> we appreciate it. coming up, donald trump retreating a question about marco rubio's eligibility for president. trump's campaign manager is outfront next. bernie sanders is stepping up his attacks on hillary clinton. will it be enough to stop her? and one covers his uber ride with a killer. >> i said you're not the killer, are you? >> new information about the driver accused of killing six people. ♪jake reese, "day to feel alive"♪
right now in nevada the top three republican presidential candidates are fanned out across the state rallying voters. donald trump the frontrunner preparing to take the stage in las vegas tonight as he tries to lock up another win. this weekend trump won big in south carolina, but in order to win like that in nevada and show he can win against a democrat in november he's going to need
hispanic votes. so will all of his talk on a wall on the border and mexicans being rapists hurt him? tom foreman is outfront tonight. how is he doing? >> reporter: there's no really good local polling to tell you how he is doing, erin. if you thought he was going to get none of them, he's doing better than that. but how many? we don't know. in the sprawling suburbs of vegas, mortgage broker michael diaz wants two things -- a stronger housing market and donald trump for president. >> it's an economic decision, but then also from a foreign standpoint i am worried about isis and people coming from across the border. >> you think he can handle that? >> i think he's smart enough to get the right people to handle it. >> we will build a wall. >> you have to have a wall
absolutely. >> reporter: latino support may be seem odd considering how trump rose to fame. >> they're bringing drugs. they're bringing crime. they're rapists. >> reporter: why are some latinos tilting to trump? significant numbers have been u.s. citizens for a long time and have their own concerns about new arrivals looking for jobs on top of which nevada suffered more than most states in the recession and here trump's name is associated with success. at the university of nevada las vegas, steven miller is an economist. >> we've been recovering now for six years, but if you ask the average person on the street, they'll say we're still in recession. we're still below the great crash here in nevada. >> reporter: once it was thought all of that might turn these voters toward marco rubio or ted
cruz. [ speaking in a foreign language ] >> reporter: and some appear hesitant to openly support trump with other latinos in the race. >> when it comes down to everybody, you have to be able to take care of your family. >> is there hesitation on the part of latinos? >> i do. >> reporter: how many agree with him? we'll soon know. >> vote for mr. trump. yes! >> reporter: this is a fight for a slice of a small slice. in the last presidential election only 5% of the republican voters were latino, but donald trump very much wants to prove that he can play in that field and get some attention there. if he succeeds in doing it, this once unlikely candidate will once again have beaten the odds. >> it is not just nevada.
all of the republican candidates are focused on super tuesday. that is march 1st. 13 states are going to hold gop contests. so where can trump be stopped? outside front tonight, john king. it is incredible as tom just said. he does it again and again. he won big in south carolina, but that does mean it is over for rubio and cruz now that you've had people like jeb bush get out of the race? >> doesn't mean it is over. guess what. donald trump is winning and winning is what matters in the delegate chase, which is how you win the nomination. here's where we stand. it takes 1273 delegates to win the republican nomination. trump leads with 68. there's zero reason to believe trump will not win nevada. let's call him first. marco rubio is second. ted cruz is third. it's a hypothetical.
there's no reason to believe trump won't win. that'll put him up to 79. then you mentioned super tuesday. this scenario has trump winning all of them by the same numbers. let's go down to the state of texas and says ted cruz wins his home state. we'll give trump second and rubio third and kasich fourth. i see no reason to believe this is going to happen, but the kasich campaign says maybe we can win in a place like massachusetts. let's give it to them. kasich wins massachusetts, trumps comes in second, rubio third, cruz fourth there. even if that happens, if he is winning these other states, even with just 33% because the republican rules are more generous to the winners, he starts to pull away a little bit. this is giving those states to trump winning 33%, 34% of the vote. he starts to pull away.
here's john kasich's home state of ohio. let's say he wins it. we'll give trump second, rubio third, cruz fourth. we won't give trump ohio. here's marco rubio's state. marco rubio gets florida and trump comes in second, cruz third, kasich fourth. unless they start taking something else from donald trump, look where trump is now. he's more than halfway. if you're a cruz supporter and you say why do you keep calling my guy third, he would be here and rubio would be there. as long as cruz and rubio and kasich stay in the race, if trump keeps winning, you can run it out. you can go through the month of may. i can take a state or two away from him, but look what's happening. you get to the end and he wins. he's the nominee. the only way to beat him is to start beating him. come in ahead of him.
the guys who keep coming in second and third bragging about that, they're going to be at his nomination. outfront tonight, donald trump's campaign manager. good to have you with us tonight. a slew of endorsements today for marco rubio. the mainstream republican party seems to be coalescing and coalescing around marco rubio. does that worry you? >> well, thanks for having me first and foremost and no it doesn't worry me. if you look at what endorsements have meant in the past -- if you look at jeb bush, he had a slew of endorsements and he's dropped out of the race. at the end of the day, the only thing that really matters is what the american people want to vote for.
what we have seen in iowa, new hampshire, and south carolina is an influx of people who haven't participated in the process. they're turning out in record numbers. >> ted cruz fired his communications director today. very big move. donald trump has repeatedly called ted cruz a liar. now that cruz has fired one of his top campaign officials is cruz doing the right thing? is this something you would say is a good thing? >> that's up to the cruz campaign to decide how they run their campaign. we're focused squarely on what we're doing here. trump has a huge rally tonight where he's going to see tens of thousands of people in nevada. i don't want to comment on what the cruz campaign is doing. we're going to do everything we can to win. >> quote, mr. trump, both cruz
and rubio are ineligible to be potus. it's a slam dunk case. check it. it was not his tweet, but donald trump retweeted that. ted cruz was born in canada to an american mother. marco rubio was born in the united states. >> i don't know. i've never looked at it, george. somebody said he's not. i retweeted it. >> corey, why would he retweet a tweet questioning marco rubio's citizenship if he didn't know anything about it? >> he has millions of followers on there. a lot of people say different things. he retweets them. sometimes you complain if he retweets them. sometimes you complain if he tweets. a retweet is just simply that. sometimes you agree with it. sometimes you want to draw
attention to what somebody said. it's something that he reposted. >> this is one of those things on twitter. people often put rt for retweet and do not equal endorsements. if you're going to retweet something, you're giving it a creditability. you think it is worth discussing. >> i don't know about that. you see stories in the newspaper from traditional publications. sometimes you want to post it so other people have the opportunity to read it. doesn't mean you agree or disagree with it. >> the bottom line is do you think it is a real question as to whether rubio could be president of the united states? >> cruz was born in canada. it's still a question of whether he's eligible to run for president of the united states. trump would like a judge to make
a decision. >> what about marco rubio was my question? >> yeah, i haven't looked at the issue to be candid with you. i don't think mr. trump has looked at the issue. it's something we'll have to look into. >> i appreciate your time tonight, sir. >> such a pleasure. thank you. outfront next, bernie sanders rallying supporters right now. are his attacks tonight on hillary clinton too little too late? plus, clinton is way ahead in so-called super delegates even though the votes are just starting to trickle in. how is that possible? will they win the race for her? yay! the complete balanced nutrition of great tasting ensure. with 9 grams of protein and 26 vitamins and minerals. ensure. take life in! then your eyes may see it, differently.ave allergies. only flonase is approved to
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it's a crucial super tuesday state he thinks he can win. joe johns is outfront. >> reporter: bernie sanders is going on offense today after his loss to hillary clinton in nevada. >> what the american people have to determine is which candidate whose life work is about standing up to the billionaire class, standing up to wall street, standing up to corporate interests and who does not. >> reporter: and tweeting about the lack of transcripts for clinton's paid speeches. it's been 17 days, 16 hours, and 32 minutes since hillary clinton said she would look into releasing the minutes of her paid speeches for wall street. bernie sanders is courting a key demographic, african-american
voters. >> i want you to help me lead this country into political revolution. >> some may have doubted us, but we never doubted each other. this one is for you. >> reporter: polling shows clinton has the advantage in south carolina in part thanks to her strong showing among african-american voters there. >> she says their names. trayvon martin. >> reporter: she's out with a new ad voiced by morgan freeman that invokes trayvon martin and the flint water crisis. and the battle between the two candidates is sharpening. >> you shouldn't say that unless you can really deliver it. if the numbers don't add up, it's wrong to make those promises. >> i am delighted that secretary clinton month after month after month seems to be adopting more and more of the positions that we have advocated.
i think i saw a tv ad and i thought it was me. >> reporter: even with her nevada win, clinton still faces doubts about her trustworthiness from her voters. >> i'm going to do my very best to answer those questions. there's an underlying question that is in the back of people's minds like you know is she in it for us or in it for herself. i think that's a question people are trying to sort through. >> reporter: back live now where bernie sanders is now speaking before a huge crowd at the university of massachusetts amherst. latest disclosure numbers show he raised a lot of money during january, but he also spent a lot of money during the same period. we asked the campaign about that. they say it was important for them to make a statement during the iowa caucuses and the new hampshire primary and that's why they spent so much money.
erin? >> thank you. outfront now, david brock, founder of crack the record, which is a pro-hillary clinton super pac, and a bernie sanders supporters. you heard joe johns reporting about these transcripts of the wall street speeches that hillary clinton gave and was compensated for. she did say during a recent town hall she would look into releasing the transcripts for the speeches to wall street. what's holding it up? it should be pretty easy to do it, right? >> i think this whole insinuation is wrong. the reality is let's look back to 07 and 08. secretary clinton was the one who took action to predict the recession. she took action in the senate. in 07, she campaigned to close
the carried interest loophole. let's fast-forward to today. she's the one with the strongest plan to reform wall street. the reality is these banks got nothing but a tougher plan from hillary clinton for the speech fees. >> if there's this perception she's not putting it out there, there must be something dark in there, all the more reason to put it out there. >> it was a phony impression that was first created by the republicans and now being echoed by senator sanders. there's no reason to think based on the record, if we look at the record, that anything happened here other than some paid speaking fees that there is ample precedent for and is absolutely nothing wrong with. >> sanders doing karl rove's general election dirty work.
jonathan? >> i'm having a good time laughing about david's talking points and rubbage. hillary clinton does not want those transcripts out because it's going to show the participation in a corrupt system. she is not going to take on wall street. in those speeches she was not tough on them. the american people understand that when you get paid $225,000 for one speech, it's for one reason and one reason only and that is access. every voter out there understands it. at one of the town halls, i believe it was cnn, the town hall anderson cooper ran, a voter asked why won't she release those transcripts and the reason hillary clinton does not want to do it is it reinforces her closeness to the financial industry, an industry that people know has destroyed their livelihood.
>> david, to the point you can destroy jonathan in one fell swoop. you could destroy the guy. >> i'm not trying to destroy anybody. secretary clinton released every business-related e-mail. an act of unprecedented transparency. did she get any credit for that? no. it still trdrags on. there's no point. >> go ahead, david. jonathan, you get the final word, but david, please go ahead. >> you've got no evidence for what you're saying. it's a paranoid conspiracy theory. >> it's not paranoid. erin is right. if there's no issue, release the transcripts and stop foot dragging. hillary clinton wants to cover this up and obfiscate this.
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tonight, hillary clinton sitting with a major edge in the delegates needed to win the democratic nomination. she picked up 20 in nevada. that brings her total pledged delegates to 52. that's one more than bernie sanders, but it isn't even close when you take super delegates into count. let's go to john king. when you take a step back, you go delegates, super delegates, really? she's got hundreds of super delegates, but only a few states have actually voted. explain. >> keep the 400-plus in a separate bank. hold them separate. she might need them.
keep 400-plus and hold them. those are elected and appointed democrats who said they are for hillary clinton. they can change their mind. new hampshire, iowa, and nevada, here's where we are. let's assume she wins south carolina. i allocated the delegates on a 60% to a 40%. now let's move up to super tuesday. if hillary clinton wins all those states 60/40, she would start to move ahead. bernie sanders says he'll win his home state of vermont on super tuesday. no reason to doubt that. he says he'll win minnesota. we don't know if he will, but let's accept that and switch it there to a sanders state. he says he'll win colorado. the clinton people disagree, but this is a hypothetical. and he says he'll win oklahoma. at that point, it looks closish, but remember she has 400-plus
super delegates. we move on through the month of march and she starts to pull away. bernie sanders says there'll be a huge fight in michigan. let's switch it for the sake of argument and give him michigan. i'm not counting the 400-plus super delegates. the clinton campaign thinks sanders will see reality and change his tone. if you play it out through may, it is hard to find states sanders could win. she'd be just shy and need the super delegates if s. >> incredible. as you say, those hundreds of delegates she already has. thanks very much. outfront next, the uber driver, a father of two, confessed to killing people. investigators tonight searching for a motive in this horrific story. on a much lighter note, a special member of outfront family is celebrating a major
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>> reporter: jason dalton made his first court appearance after being accused of killing six people during an 11-hour killing spree in kalamazoo. the 45-year-old uber driver sat motionless as the judge read the 16 charges against him. daltson's blank stare only briefly interrupted as he appeared to sigh at the mention of being charged with attempted murder of a minor. >> is there anything you wish to tell the court at this time concerning your connections with the community? >> [ inaudible ]. >> reporter: earlier during a probable cause hearing, detectives told the judge he admitted to taking people's lives. he chose his victims at random in three different locations. so cold-blooded that he continued to work and pick up
uber passengers in between shootings. >> i said, you aren't the shooter, are you? >> reporter: one of those passengers spoke to wwmtv. >> he said no. i said, are you sure? he just said, no, i'm just tired. i've been riding for seven hours. >> reporter: mariana cruz sent cnn a receipt of her ride with him. she told cnn he made her feel uncomfortable. that night she says she saw dalton's car on the news and made the connection. >> seemed like a good guy. >> reporter: rich goodell is dalton's neighbor. he lives 3 doors down. >> we both have a dog, but seems like a normal person. >> reporter: why would a married father of two with no criminal record allegedly go on a killing
spree. police say they still don't have a motive. two other people injured in the shoot, still in the hospital including a 14-year-old girl who was so gravely injured that police initially pronounced her dead until they say she miraculously squeezed her mother's hand. she is still clinging to life but just barely. erin? >> thank you, nick. outfront now, the kalamazoo county prosecutor. let me ask you, motive here is just impossible for people to understand what jason dalton has confessed to doing saying he, quote, took people's lives. did he tell you why? >> no, he hasn't explained why. in his statement, the police are continuing to investigate. hopefully we'll come up with a reasonable explanation for this but sometimes there just isn't a way of explaining what people do. >> and we're hearing these were just completely at random targets. is that your understanding at this point?
it was just random? >> yes. so it was. we haven't been able to establish any connection between the defend and any of the people that he killed or shot. we haven't been able to establish any connection between those -- between those three victim groups. the common denominator is the defendant. he chose people and he shot them simply because he could. >> horrific. what have you found at his home? i know some sort of arsenal is the words that have been used. can you tell us more? >> the police executed a search warrant at the defendant's home. there was numerous items of evidentiary value that were seized from that home. he's well known to own several firearms and they found firearms and related material there. >> a quick final question. he's married with two children. what more do you know about the family? >> i haven't had an opportunity to speak with the family.
i'm sure that they are in shock about this just as we are. right now we're focusing on our victims. we're focusing on trying to figure out why this happened and processing the evidence that we've gathered from the scenes. there's hundreds of hours of police work in front of us yet, and hundreds of hours of work getting the prosecution done. >> jeff, thank you very much for joining us. the kalamazoo county prosecutor. next, a much lighter note. a very special day for our very own jeanne moos. >> i never thought i'd be coloring donald trump's fig leaf. i'm here to get the lady of the house back on her feet. and give her the strength and energy to stay healthy. who's with me?! yay!
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our jeanne moos is celebrating a huge milestone. 35 years at cnn. her stories run the gamut but it's her creating way of telling them we love the most. >> reporter: we have seen the demonstrations spreading into the streets of beijing. not just here in tiananmen square. >> in human terms, the u.n. is approaching middle age. >> one man called cnn's new york bureau after we first aired the story. >> reporter: ow viewers grew to love her for finding the most unusual twist to everything. >> behold the bunless wonder. >> he does weigh a ton.
>> making a remote controlled pizza rat isn't rocket science. >> have you ever committed adultery? >> but at times some of the animals didn't return the love. >> she seems to like to be mocked. >> reporter: some reporters pull out all the stops. jeanne pulls out sharp objects. jeanne has done thousands of man on the street interviews. >> you are the world's most famous street walker. >> and has allowed her creativity to run wild. >> what do you think of this book? >> reporter: after 35 years, jeanne still finds the surprisingly funny take in everything. like the donald trump coloring book. >> donald arm wrestling hillary. donald as a beatle? i never thought i'd be covering donald trump's fig leaf. >> to his hats.
>> that's a great hat. >> i think it's smoking. >> to even donald trump's hair. >> the treatment donald trump is getting is beyond catty. it's called trump your cat, giving your feline the donald hair line. >> jeanne, we want more and happy 35th anniversary. ♪ happy birthday silly putty ♪ happy birthday to you >> and jeanne's latest piece will debut here tomorrow. we love her and are so grateful she's with us. "ac 360" starts right now. good evening. thanks for joining us. take a deep breath. if you are following the presidential campaign there is so much happening. after a major shake-up in one campaign and a tough new attack from another, we'll try. it's no longer one state at a time for the candidates. about two dozen primaries and caucuses. just this week alone the nev