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The Latest: Clinton's delegate lead grows from SC win

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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- The Latest on the 2016 presidential race, with attention focused on the Democratic primary in South Carolina on Saturday.

7:25 p.m.

Hillary Clinton's victory in South Carolina means she will pick up most of the state's delegates, widening her overall lead in AP's delegate count.

With 53 delegates at stake, Clinton will receive at least 31. Bernie Sanders will pick up at least 12.

Clinton already holds a large lead among superdelegates, the party leaders and members of Congress who can support any candidate. Including superdelegates, Clinton now has at least 536 delegates, according to AP's count. Sanders has at least 83.

It takes 2,383 delegates to win the nomination.

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