Both contenders had strong showings, with Clinton getting wins in all five states (Florida, Illinois, Missouri, North Carolina, and Ohio) in contention for the Democrats. Trump lost to John Kasich in the Ohio governor's home state, but reeled off wins in the four other Republican contests, as well as the Northern Mariana Islands. His victory in the Sunshine State also eliminated another of his competitors, Florida senator Marco Rubio.
Prominent business owners used social media to voice their opinions, primarily about the continuing power of the Trump juggernaut. Here are some of their most notable posts.
Silicon Valley investor Marc Andreessen had this thought about how the Republican party will need to recast itself, via a retweet:
If the @GOP becomes Trump's GOP after this cycle, what name should a reformist, modern (new, third) grand ol party give itself?-; Marc Ambinder (@marcambinder) March 15, 2016
Zipcar and Veniam founder Robin Chase posted this funny gif:
Publisher, entrepreneur, and sometime presidential candidate Steve Forbes made this prediction:
Memo to pundits--if Trump keeps winning primaries, he will get nomination.-; Steve Forbes (@SteveForbesCEO) March 16, 2016
Publishing entrepreneur Arianna Huffington had this to say about Ted Cruz:
Susan Sarandon, actress and table tennis venue entrepreneur, had this plug for Bernie Sanders: