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Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Western States Vote, With Mixed Results

A record number of ballots are turned in at the Democratic caucuses at Farrer Junior High on March 22, 2016 in Provo, Utah. The Republicans have 40 delegates and the Democrats have 37 delegates at stake in Utah. (George Frey/Getty Images)

A record number of ballots are turned in at the Democratic caucuses at Farrer Junior High on March 22, 2016 in Provo, Utah.(George Frey/Getty Images)

In last night’s presidential primaries and caucus, the delegate prizes were split.

Among Democrats, Bernie Sanders won Idaho and Utah, while Hillary Clinton took Arizona.

On the Republican side, Donald Trump took all of Arizona’s delegates and Sen. Ted Cruz won all of Utah’s.

Meanwhile, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan gives an address today on “the state of American politics.”

NPR’s Ron Elving speaks with Here & Now’s Meghna Chakrabarti about the day’s political news.

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