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making news in america this morning, "your voice, your vote," the big winners from another important primary day. >> all: kasich, kasich, kasich. >> john kasich playing spoiler. >> i have to thank the people of the great state of ohio. i love you. >> capturing ohio, his first win of the campaign. >> and donald trump showing no sign of slowing down. >> we're going to win, win, win. >> knocking marco rubio out of the race. >> it is not god's plan that i ever.
>> this is another super tuesday. >> can bernie sanders stop her now? and who's mathematically out of the race but no going anywhere. all the details and implications with team coverage and analysis. good wednesday morning, everyone. we'll get started with a potentialing turning point in the presidential race. of course, the front-runners who were cementing their status overnight. >> and taking a look at the latest results, democrats, hillary clinton winning in the south, florida and ohio and illinois. >> among the republicans donald trump claiming victory in florida, north carolina and, of course, in illinois but then you had governor john kasich, putting his first win on the board in ohio. we're covering all of it, all the campaigns this morning but let's start with the republicans. a closer look at that devastating loss for marco rubio
trouncing by trump putting an end to rubio's campaign. >> and in ohio, kasich coming away with a sizable victory. we start there in ohio with abc's david wright. >> reporter: hi, reena and kendis, from john kasich headquarters here in ohio, a jubilant mood here, john kasich pulling out a win in his home state. we were with him backstage just before he came out. he was shooting hoops and pretty much shooting the moon that he had pulled it off. >> we're down to three, man, i started at 17. i think we'll do fine. i think we're gaining momentum. people are beginning to realize who i am. >> reporter: the polls as late as tuesday showed him neck and neck with trump here. one of the things that may have helped him is the fact that ohio has an open primary. independent voters can choose to vote in the democratic or republican side. we met voters who were democrats who chose to vote in the republican race because they
the fact that kasich has won his home state ensures that he moves forward in this contest. he thinks that his victory is in campaign. he now is hoping to become the republican standard-bearer for trump. >> to have people believe in you and to believe that you can bring people together and strengthen our country, i have to thank the people of the great state of ohio. i love you is all i can tell you. i love you. >> reporter: he now moves forward. the next big contest in arizona. kendis, reena. >> all right, quite a big night. thanks to david wright and donald trump strengthening his chances of winning the nomination by taking home the big prize in florida. >> during a victory speech in palm beach he did not mention the violence but addressed the amount of negative ads airing against him.
ever, ever in the history of politics received the kind of negative advertising that i have. record, record, record. by the way, mostly false, i wouldn't say 100% but about 90%. carson -- >> trump also mentioning someone he's rarely talking about on the trail, saying that he's -- it's hard to be away from his 9-year-old son barron and his trouncing of marco rubio in florida means one less republican in the race. >> yeah, rubio's campaign ending where it started, 11 months ago. shortly after losing his home state to trump the florida senator announcing he's suspending his presidential bid and says he's concerned for american politics. >> america is in the middle of a real political storm, a real tsunami and we should have seen this coming. while we are on the right side, this year, we not be on the winning side. >> rubio's political future
senate term expires in january and he has said he has no plans to run for that seat again. he does have, however, until may to decide. >> and in the democratic race the winner of the night was hillary clinton. her wins in florida and ohio showing her support in key general election battleground states. >> the closest contest between clinton in sanders in missouri, less than 2,000 votes. >> clinton was named winner in illinois but it was a close race. abc's cecilia vega covers the clinton campaign. good morning, cecilia. >> reporter: reena and kendis, good morning, a huge win for hillary clinton. what happened in this room a complete victory party. she stood on that stage and congratulated senator sanders for waging a vigorous campaign but looking ahead to a general election. >> you voted for our tomorrow to be better than our yesterday. tomorrow where all of us do our part and everyone has a chance
god-given potential. >> what happened here, she avoid avoided the embarrassment she needed to and wanted to especially in ohio where her campaign thought sanders would win young and white voters but that did not happen and also celebrating the big win in florida. more delegates up for grabs in this state than any other that voted on tuesday. she's now looking ahead to that general election preparing very much to face off against donald trump. >> when we hear a candidate for president call for rounding up 12 million immigrants and banning all muslims from entering the united states. and when he embraces torture that doesn't make him strong, it makes him wrong. >> thank you so much. for bernie sanders, last night was very much about looking ahead. sanders held a rally in phoenix,
vote in their primary next tuesday. there's also democratic voting in utah and idaho. the same day. sanders restated his desire to campaign all the way to the democratic convention. he called the political status, quote, broken and said it should not be settled for. >> another big series of primaries are in the books. among the key questions that remain now is what's next? >> and we asked abc's political director rick klein for his take. good morning to you, rick. >> reena and kendis, ohio stirred something up that only ohio may be able to settle. that meaning the republican convention over the summer. donald trump a split decision winning a couple of states but losing critical battleground of ohio to john kasich and marco rubio leaving but john kasich likely to emerge as the establishment alternative. when you combine that with ted cruz, you have three moving forward and donald trump is likely to be the person that ends this process with more delegates than anyone else. he is unlikely, though to necessarily have a majority and
contested convention, it would be all about ohio so big tests about and big vulnerabilities that reveal themselves around the front-runner. >> thank you so much. we're analyzing the exit polls this morning. they reveal a lot about how voters are feeling about all the candidates. >> abc's lauren lyster has been going through all the data and joins us with what she's found, lauren, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. first let's talk donald trump. he showed his continued appeal to dissatisfied gop voters getting the majority of support among those angry at the government who favor banning muslims and who say they're falling behind financially. among non-trump supporters, however, republican exit polls show six in ten saying they would seriously consider a third party candidate if trump became the gop's nominee. and more than 40% say they definitely would not support trump in november if that came to be the case. on the other side of the aisle, 68% of voters see hillary clinton as likeliest of
only 29% are feeling the burn in that way when it comes to bernie sanders but in tuesday's contests, more voters find sanders honest and trustworthy, 80% versus 60% for clinton in an area where she has been vulnerable and different from the gop race, the majority of democrats in tuesday's primaries would be satisfied if either clinton or sanders was the eventually nominee. reena and kendis. >> all right, lauren, yeah, a lot of information coming out of those exit polls. thank you. >> thank you. stay with abc news for all the election results. we're going to talk live to donald trump later on "good morning america." well, still ahead, big changes happening today for americans and cuban products including cigars. >> okay, good news. breaking overnight, severe weather spawning tornado, homes leveled. the new video just coming in. plus, shot down. one of the country's biggest
welcome back. as we're tracking severe weather in the midwest a tornado has already struck in the quad cities area. police say eight to ten homes were destroyed in east moline, illinois. now, there were no serious injuries or fatalities reported, however, but thousands of people are without power after violent storms knocked down trees and power lines. the extreme weather even delayed vote counting in that area for the illinois primary. as you can see here on the radar that storm system is approaching the great lakes. the threat of tornadoes is not as great but there will be very strong winds with gusts of up to 60 miles an hour. well, breaking news from north korea handing down a harsh punishment foran american tourist. 15 years of hard labor. otto warmbier was accused of trying to steal a banner hanging
warmbier is a student at the university of virginia. he said that he took the banner as a trophy for the mother of a friend who wanted to put it up in her church. >> a lot of people will be excited about this. cuba is open for business for u.s. citizens. as of today, the obama administration has all but removed restrictions on travel there and opened the door to cuban athletes playing major league baseball. that is without having to defect. best of all, for some americans, well, you can now buy cuban cigars and rum overseas and bring them back here so president obama arrives in cuba next sunday. >> that's on my bucket list. i would like to go to cuba. >> i'd like you to bring back rum. health alert. tu guidelines issues for those prescribed highly addictive painkillers. >> a train barreling towards a van, how it ends. because it's the only almondmilk made addictive painkillers. >> a train barreling towards a van, how it ends. prescribed highly addictive painkillers. >> a train barreling towards a van, how it ends.
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minneapolis and detroit. let's update our top story. a potential turning point in the race for the white house. on the democratic side hillary clinton cemented her position as front-runner winning in four states including ohio and florida. among the republicans, donald trump claimed three more victories including florida. that result forced florida senator marco rubio out of the race. see him there and in ohio in the meantime, governor john kasich won his first victory in his home state. kasich's win makes it a little more difficult for trump to win the republican nomination before the big convention. another major story we're following the expected commuter chaos in the nation's capital. the metro system is closed down for a safety inspection and hundreds of thousands of workers and tourists will look for another way to get around.
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good morning tri-state i'm kathrine nero. nero.and i'm chris riva..breaking overnight... one person is recovering this morning after being stabbed in springfield township overnight. police tell 9 on our side a man was stabbed outside a residence on the 1900 block of blue hill drive.he was taken to u-c medical center with non-life threatening injuries. k-9 units were out searching for a suspect but came up empty. also breaking overnight the american student from cincinnati arrested in north korea is now sentenced to *15 years of hard labor in prison. this is video of otto warmbier publicly apologizing last month.north korea is accusing the 21-year-old of trying to
all the numbers from last night races..breaking news, weather and traffic...good morning tri-state at 4:30 starts right now. the race for the gop nomination just got a lot more interesting.ohio governor john kasich taking home the clear win.what the win means for the rest of the race. even with kasich taking ohio... donald trump's night was not a total loss.and for hillary clinton...we'll take a look at how she fared after a week with bernie sanders hot on her heels. and dispite vowing things would be better after last years debacle, it happened again.the last minute decision that led to some drama at the polls in hamilton county. good morning i'm chris riva.