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Rubio Narrowly Edges Cruz for Second Place in South Carolina Primary: Report


Rubio won by less than two-tenths of 1 percentage point.

Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio talk after a Republican presidential primary debate, Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP/Chris Carlson)

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Florida Sen. Marco Rubio has finished second in South Carolina's Republican primary, according to complete but unofficial results.

Rubio edged out Texas Sen. Ted Cruz by less than two-tenths of 1 percentage point.

The results are unofficial, pending the state's formal confirmation of the outcome. That will take place by next Saturday.

Donald Trump won the South Carolina primary, topping the two freshman senators by roughly 10 percentage points.

This is breaking news; updates will be added.

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