Trump takes Michigan
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Republican presidential candidate Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpBiden slams Trump over golf gif hitting Clinton Trump Jr. declines further Secret Service protection: report Report: Mueller warned Manafort to expect an indictment MORE is projected to win the Michigan primary, giving him another big delegate prize in the Republican race.
 
Fox News and MSNBC called the race for Trump immediately as polls closed at 9 p.m. Eastern.
 
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Trump beat out rival John Kasich, who had thrown everything at winning the Rust Belt state.

It's the second win of the night for Trump, as the businessman has also been projected the winner of the primary in Mississippi, where 40 delegates are at stake.
 
Michigan's 59 delegates make it the biggest contest of Tuesday's races. The win there gives Trump momentum heading into key contests next week in Ohio, Kasich's home state, and Florida, rival Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioOvernight Defense: Senate passes 0B defense bill | 3,000 US troops heading to Afghanistan | Two more Navy officials fired over ship collisions Senate passes 0B defense bill Trump bets base will stick with him on immigration MORE's home state. 
 
Trump’s victory in Michigan is important for two reasons beyond the accumulation of delegates.
 
 
 
His victory in Mississippi, meanwhile, continues his dominance of the Deep South, a region that Ted Cruz once expected to fall in his column. 
 
 
- Updated at 9:15 p.m.