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Cruz wins Wisconsin, complicating Trump's path to the nomination

Cruz wins Wisconsin, complicating Trump's path to the nomination

Ted Cruz romped to victory Tuesday in the Wisconsin primary, dealing a setback to Donald Trump and complicating the front-runner's efforts to win the delegates he needs to secure the GOP nomination without a fight at this summer's Republican convention.

The primary contest offered just 42 of the 1,237 delegates needed to clinch the nomination before the party convenes in July.

But with the count expected to be very close, every delegate has come to matter and Tuesday's win helped Cruz slice Trump's delegate lead, albeit narrowly.

Speaking to cheering supporters in Milwaukee, Cruz declared his primary win a turning point.

“It is a rallying cry,” the...

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