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Sanders surprise win in Michigan hints at tough race ahead




Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders speaks during a town hall at the University of South Carolina. Sanders promotes the idea of free college education for all.
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders speaks during a town hall at the University of South Carolina. Sanders promotes the idea of free college education for all.
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On the Republican side, Donald Trump came out a big winner, taking three states: Michigan, Mississippi and Hawaii. Ted Cruz won in Idaho, continuing a contentious race for the GOP nominee.

For Democrats, Hillary Clinton won by a big margin in Mississippi, but the biggest surprise of the night came in Michigan where rival Bernie Sanders defied polls and took the state. For more on how the race is shaping up, we're joined by two guests:

Keith Laing, Washington Correspondent for The Detroit News

Amber Jamieson, reporter at Guardian US