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After New Hampshire, What’s Next For Bush & Rubio In South Carolina?

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Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio battle for the Republican nomination.

As part of our election coverage, SwingVote 16, we’re taking a closer look of the New Hampshire primary results for Florida’s own Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio.

Marco Rubio’s momentum through New Hampshire seemed to fizzle with a fifth-place win, while Jeb Bush saw a surge from poll numbers to finish fourth. The Florida-based candidates finished behind Donald Trump, John Kasich, and Ted Cruz.

Now the primary fight switches to South Carolina. So, what does Rubio need to do to stay in the GOP nomination fight? And how can Bush leverage the swell of support in New Hampshire?

To talk more about the race for the nomination, political analyst and former Democratic state lawmaker Dick Batchelor and Republican commentator and attorney Chris Carmody spoke with 90.7’s Nicole Creston the morning after New Hampshire.



[Editor’s note: changes made to list candidates in the order in which they finished]

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Nicole Darden Creston

About Nicole Darden Creston

All Things Considered Host and Reporter

Nicole came to Central Florida to attend Rollins College and started working for Orlando’s ABC News Radio affiliate shortly after graduation. She joined WMFE in 2010. As a field reporter, news anchor and radio show host in the City Beautiful, she has covered everything from local arts to national elections, from ... Read Full Bio »