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Super Tuesday: Will Donald and Hillary pull away in the 2016 race? It’s the most consequential day so far in the 2016 race for the presidency: Super Tuesday. Twelve states hold contests in all between the two parties. No state is more crucial than Texas for both sides: It has by far the most delegates up for grabs. Republican Donald Trump was leading in nearly every Super Tuesday state, according to polling averages. A clean sweep would give him a nearly insurmountable lead, but don’t count out Ted Cruz, who was leading in his home state of Texas. Marco Rubio figures to do well in Minnesota and will look to gain delegates in several other states as well. On the Democratic side, Hillary Clinton was leading polling averages in every Super Tuesday state, except for Bernie Sanders’ home state of Vermont.
The House Judiciary Committee will host a hearing today on software encryption, as Apple and the FBI continue the battle over an iPhone connected to the massacre in San Bernardino, Calif. FBI Director and Apple general counsel are expected to testify. In prepared remarks, Apple general counsel says following through with the FBI’s request for Apple to break into the phone of one of the shooters will “weaken the security of our products.”
A man has died in the custody of Olympia Police. He had been acting very violently towards employees of the transit center. on State Avenue and towards police as well, punching, kicking and biting one person. Exactly how he died appears to be a bit of a mystery right now. He was handcuffed at the time.