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by Stephen Lendman
If Trump sweeps Florida, Illinois, Missouri, North Carolina and Ohio on March 15, the Republican race is over.
Polls show him ahead, narrowly in Ohio. Rubio and Kasich are set to drop out, leaving Trump and Cruz last candidates standing. 
Kasich perhaps will hang on a little longer if he surprises in Ohio – possible with Rubio camp reports about him urging Buckeye state supporters to back the Republican governor in his home state. 
Both candidates are way behind with virtually no chance to be Republican nominee, perhaps conspiring to undermine a possible Trump March 15 sweep – Cruz alone with a chance to catch up, depending on Tuesday’s primary results.
Republican delegates needed for nomination number 1,237. Trump so far has 459, Cruz 360, Rubio 152 and Kasich 54.
On Friday, Ben Carson endorsed Trump, calling him “very cerebral,” someone who “considers things carefully,” far different from his public persona and how media scoundrels portray him.
Polls show him consistently ahead, maintaining momentum, mudslinging having no negative effect.
Clinton has a lock on the Democrat party nomination, Sanders too far behind to catch up, barring an unprecedented turn of events.
Political campaigns are known for Hollywood-style endings. Dirty politics always prevails.
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Stephen Lendman
Stephen Lendman
Stephen Lendman was born in 1934 in Boston, MA. In 1956, he received a BA from Harvard University. Two years of US Army service followed, then an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in 1960. After working seven years as a marketing research analyst, he joined the Lendman Group family business in 1967. He remained there until retiring at year end 1999. Writing on major world and national issues began in summer 2005. In early 2007, radio hosting followed. Lendman now hosts the Progressive Radio News Hour on the Progressive Radio Network three times weekly. Distinguished guests are featured. Listen live or archived. Major world and national issues are discussed. Lendman is a 2008 Project Censored winner and 2011 Mexican Journalists Club international journalism award recipient.