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March 23, 2016 8:49 am

Clinton, Trump Claim Victories in Arizona as Cruz Wins Utah and Sanders Takes 2 States

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Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. The two presidential candidates dominated the Arizona primaries. Photos: Wikimedia Commons.

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. The two presidential candidates dominated the Arizona primaries. Photos: Wikimedia Commons.

Hillary Clinton and Donald J. Trump overwhelmed their rivals in the Arizona primaries on Tuesday, a show of might from two presidential front-runners who are hoping to avoid prolonging the nominating contest and begin training their fire on each other.

But Senator Bernie Sanders thrashed Mrs. Clinton in the Idaho and Utah Democratic caucuses, demonstrating his enduring appeal among liberal activists even as she closes in on the party’s nomination. And Senator Ted Cruz, who won the Republican contest in Utah, captured more than 50 percent of the vote, giving him all 40 of the state’s delegates and sustaining hope among Mr. Trump’s opponents that he can be slowed, if not stopped.

Read full story at The New York Times.

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