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Trump, Clinton roll to Pa. wins

Written by The Associated Press | Apr 27, 2016 2:13 AM
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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a primary night press conference, Tuesday, April 26, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

(Harrisburg) -- Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton came away big winners in Pennsylvania's presidential primaries. 

Trump received support across the demographic spectrum, while Clinton prevailed with women, blacks and voters 45 and older. 

With almost all precincts reporting, Trump won 57 percent, including majorities in every county.

Clinton had 56 percent to 44 percent for Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders.

More than three million ballots were cast, but Pennsylvania didn't break a turnout record. 

Clinton now has 90 percent of the delegates needed to win her party's nomination.

Trump has 77 percent of the delegates needed to win the GOP nomination. 

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