Trump takes Michigan
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Republican presidential candidate Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump suggests some states may 'pay nothing' as part of unemployment plan Trump denies White House asked about adding him to Mount Rushmore Trump, US face pivotal UN vote on Iran 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 RubioPPP application window closes after coronavirus talks deadlock  The Hill's Campaign Report: US officials say Russia, China are looking to sow discord in election US intelligence says Russia seeking to 'denigrate' Biden MORE's home state. 
 
Trump’s victory in Michigan is important for two reasons beyond the accumulation of delegates.
 
 
And Trump’s Michigan victory keeps alive the businessman's message that he can beat Democrat Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonHillary Clinton labels Trump coronavirus executive actions a 'stunt' What Trump got wrong by pushing coal Trump is fighting the wrong war MORE in a general election by appealing to so-called “Reagan Democrats” in Rust Belt states like Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania.
 
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.