Cruz trounces Trump in Kansas
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Presidential contender Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzWith religious liberty memo, Trump made America free to be faithful again Interstate compacts aren't the right way to fix occupational licensing laws Texas Dem: ‘I don’t know what to believe’ about what Trump wants for wall 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 John TrumpDems flip Wisconsin state Senate seat Sessions: 'We should be like Canada' in how we take in immigrants GOP rep: 'Sheet metal and garbage' everywhere in Haiti MORE. Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioOvernight Cybersecurity: Bipartisan bill aims to deter election interference | Russian hackers target Senate | House Intel panel subpoenas Bannon | DHS giving 'active defense' cyber tools to private sector Senators unveil bipartisan push to deter future election interference Puerto Rico's children need recovery funds 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.