Cruz trounces Trump in Kansas

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Presidential contender Ted CruzTed CruzDems to Clinton: Ignore Trump on past scandals Meet the billionaire donor behind Hulk Hogan’s lawsuit against Gawker Party chairs see reversal of fortune MORE has won the Kansas GOP caucuses.

Calling the day "Super Saturday," Cruz said in his victory speech from Idaho, "The scream you hear — the howl that comes from Washington, D.C. — is utter terror at what We the People are doing together.”

With 100 percent of the vote reporting, Cruz had 48.2 percent of the vote, compared to 23.3 percent for Republican front-runner Donald TrumpDonald TrumpTrump thanks Border Patrol for 'first time' endorsement Dems see political gold in fight over Trump's taxes Trump tears into Kristol on Twitter MORE. Marco RubioMarco RubioRubio apologized to Trump for 'small hands' crack Sunday shows preview: Bernie soldiers on Fla. Senate candidate bashes Rubio MORE, who ditched Louisiana campaign events on Friday to campaign in Kansas instead, had 16.7 percent of the vote. John Kasich ended the night with 10.7 percent.

Cruz’s victory in the first of four GOP contests on Saturday is an early hit to Trump. 

On Super Tuesday, the Texas senator walked away with wins in his home state along with Oklahoma and Alaska, and he took Iowa last month. 

Republicans will also vote in primaries and caucuses in Louisiana, Kentucky and Maine on Saturday.

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