According to a Washington Post-Univision study released late last month, more than half of all Hispanic voters in the US are planning to support the Democratic candidate for president this fall - regardless of whom it might be. As for the Puerto Rico Republican Primary on Sunday, Predict It speculators say Sen.
In scenario A, Rubio can actually surpass the 1,237 delegate threshold needed to win the nomination with big wins in Florida and OH on the 15th - effectively stopping Trump cold.
While Trump's Tuesday lead has only provided more fodder for debate, Ryan Nelson, Iron County Republican Party chairman, found the closing gap between Cruz and Trump to be one of the more interesting outcomes of Super Tuesday.
Lance deHaven-Smith, professor of political science at Florida State University, said Trump's anti-establishment message of "throw the rascals out" is enough to win the primary because of a radicalized Republican base.
Marco Rubio and Donald Trump were at each other's throats on March 3 during the Republican debate and within minutes of the debate kicking off, the subject quickly turned to the the real debate ... the size of Donald's ... ahem, penis!
On Thursday night, Bill talks with other political observers in Chattanooga about options the GOP has in finding an opponent for Hillary Clinton in November.
Ted Cruz won three states Tuesday, Marco Rubio one.
The Democratic candidate needs 2,382 delegates to win his or her party's nomination.
"I don't think the people who vote for Sen. I'm afraid that when it comes to foreign policy he is very, very not smart", he said.
"A very good man, Ben Carson, is not there any more, so now we're going to have more time for the fighting".
Mitt Romney advised Republicans to vote for whichever candidate "has the best chance of beating Mr. Trump in a given state", which could take the Republican Party to a contested convention in July.
Early voting concluded on Friday with 1.1 million Texans showing up to the polls, and on Super Tuesday, turnout expectations are sky-high. Many party leaders and elected officials have pledged in recent days not to support Trump if he does secure the party's nomination, citing remarks Trump made over the weekend in which he didn't immediately disavow support from the Ku Klux Klan.
Cruz's Tuesday wins in Texas and Oklahoma covered the western flank of the Bible Belt.