With Big Delegate Leads, Trump-Clinton Matchup Looks Likely

D157BB2F-DCB1-4553-8C81-4DDE2F6DE95A_cx0_cy3_cw0_w640_h360{VOA NEWS} – After months of campaigning in the U.S. presidential race, Republican front-runner Donald Trump and Democratic leader Hillary Clinton are close to squaring off against each other in the November national election after a string of convincing wins Tuesday in party nominating contests.

Of the two, Trump’s nomination by the Republican Party is the less certain, but in his typical brash style, the billionaire real estate mogul said he considers himself the “presumptive nominee.”

Trump now needs to win just half of the remaining available delegates to July’s Republican national nominating convention in the last 10 state contests in order to claim the nomination on the first ballot. He surged to wins in five northeastern states Tuesday, while Clinton, a former U.S. Secretary of State, captured four. READ MORE

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.