Super Tuesday: The Ground Game

The Takeaway

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When historians look back at the 2016 presidential election, March 1st may be seen as the most significant day in the race for the White House.

Today voters in more than a dozen states and one territory will cast their ballots in primaries and caucuses across the country. Of all the states participating in Super Tuesday, Texas is the biggest prize for both parties—a total of 406 delegates are up for grabs. 

Stella Chavez, reporter for KERA in Dallas, explains what's at stake. Though the candidates are watching the Lone Star State, they're also looking further east: Both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump held rallies in Virginia last night. Takeaway Washington Correspondent Todd Zwillich brings us analysis and voices from this key southern state.

Minnesota is the only midwestern state on the calendar today. Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders is hoping to do well - there are 38 delegates are up for grabs. Michael Mulcahy, political editor for Minnesota Public Radio lays it out.