Donald Trump wins Nebraska Republican primary

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Trump is the presumptive nominee, but he still has delegates to win.
Donald Trump secured his second victory of the night on Tuesday with a win in Nebraska's Republican presidential primary. 

Trump also won the West Virginia Republican primary on Tuesday evening.

Trump is the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, having edged out his last remaining challengers, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Ohio Gov. John Kasich, both of whom ended their campaigns last week but remained on the Nebraska ballot.

Nebraska was widely seen as a firewall in the #NeverTrump movement thanks to its demographics that largely favored Cruz. However, because the state's primary comes so late in the election season, the last time Nebraskans voted in a contested primary was 1968.

A billionaire real-estate mogul and former reality TV star, Trump has not yet locked up the nomination despite being uncontested. Trump will take all of Nebraska's 36 delegates, Trump had 1,107 delegates in the bank, according to the Associated Press tally, but he still needs to win 1,237 to secure the GOP presidential nomination. 

Republican voters head to the polls next in Oregon on May 17, when Democratic voters will cast ballots in both Kentucky and Oregon.

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Donald Trump wins West Virginia
Donald Trump has won the 2016 Republican presidential primary in West Virginia. Even before he became the presumptive GOP nominee last week—following his final two primary opponents, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Ohio Gov. John Kasich dropping out of the race—Trump's victory in West Virginia was all but assured. A pair of polls taken in the days prior to Trump becoming the last man standing in the Republican field showed the former reality TV beating his closest rival by an aver...
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