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Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Nevada Victory Makes 3 For Trump, Raising Pressure On Cruz, Rubio

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, surrounded by his family, declares victory after winning Nevada's Republican presidential caucus at the Treasure Island Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on February 23, 2016. (John Gurzinski/AFP/Getty Images)

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, surrounded by his family, declares victory after winning Nevada’s Republican presidential caucus at the Treasure Island Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on February 23, 2016. (John Gurzinski/AFP/Getty Images)

Donald Trump won more than 45 percent of the vote at Tuesday’s Republican presidential caucuses in Nevada, pulling further away from his two closest rivals for the nomination, Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz. Rubio won 23 percent and Cruz came in third with 21 percent.

GOP strategist and Here & Now political analyst Paris Dennard joins host Jeremy Hobson for a breakdown of the Nevada caucus and a look at what’s ahead for Trump and his increasingly distant competitors.

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