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CBS News projects Donald Trump to win in Kentucky Republican caucus

11:09 p.m. ETCBS News projects Donald Trump will win Kentucky's Republican caucus, with 79 percent of the vote in and 46 delegates at stake.

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The businessman addressed Saturday's primary results while speaking to supporters at his Florida Mar-a-Lago club.

"It's been really an amazing night," Trump said, thanking the states of Kentucky and Louisiana. "We won and we won by quite a few votes."

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Trump also hit Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, who quit the presidential race last month, during his speech.

According to the billionaire, Paul had fought "very, very hard" against the front-runner's campaign. Paul, for his part, has refrained from endorsing anyone in the Republican primary.

9:32 p.m. ET After losing two nominating contests Saturday, Donald Trump is finally getting some good news in Kentucky.

With 34 percent of the vote in, the current GOP front-runner is leading in Kentucky with 41 percent of the vote. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz trails 10 points behind at 31 percent.

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Kentucky will award 46 delegates in the Republican primary race.

Three other states vote Saturday in the Republican primary race: Kansas, Louisiana, and Maine. Saturday's states have a total of 155 delegates up for grabs.

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