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Listen to special coverage of the South Carolina Primary

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Joe Biden's win was helped by an endorsement from influential congressman U.S. Rep. James Clyburn, whom Biden repeatedly credited in his speech. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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'Very Much Alive': Biden Projected To Win South Carolina

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South Carolina Mayor's Decision To Back Bloomberg

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Rep. Gilda Cobb-Hunter Says She Broke Her Own Rule To Back Steyer

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Clyburns Split On 2020 Presidential Endorsements

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Biden Banks On South Carolina To Reenergize His Campaign

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President Donald Trump listens to Vice President Mike Pence as he speaks to members of the media to address the nation about the coronavirus threat in the Brady Press Briefing room of the White House in Washington on Saturday. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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The Week In Politics: Pence To Oversee Coronavirus Response, S.C. Primary Begins

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New York's New Power Balance Leaves GOP Leaders Raising The Idea Of Secession

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A hiring sign hangs in front of a Kroger's grocery store in Hilton Head, S.C. South Carolina has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the nation. Ted Shaffrey/AP hide caption

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South Carolina Hands Democrats A Challenge: Running In A Strong Job Market

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