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Rachel Lavin

Published 06/03/2016 | 02:30

Hillary Clinton looks set to be nominated as the Democratic candidate for the White House Photo: REUTERS/Carlos Barria
Hillary Clinton looks set to be nominated as the Democratic candidate for the White House Photo: REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Following Super Tuesday, Hillary Clinton is back on course for the White House.

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Her candidacy was under threat for a while as Bernie Sanders had surprised everyone by pipping her to the post in the first few caucuses. But after winning seven out of the 11 states on Super Tuesday, the former Secretary of State is well on her way to getting the Democratic nomination.

It is perhaps for the best. America wasn't ready for Sanders's socialism, but it was also averse to the 'Clinton coronation', as the Wall Street Journal called it.

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