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Bernie Sanders Wins Maine Democratic Presidential Caucus

AUGUSTA, Maine (CBSNewYork) -- U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-Vermont) won the Democratic presidential caucus in Maine Sunday evening.

Sanders received 64.2 percent of the vote, compared with 35.6 percent for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, with 80 percent of the precincts reporting.

On Saturday, Sanders won also by a solid margin in Nebraska and also won in Kansas, now giving him eight victories so far in the nominating season.

Clinton has won in a total of 11 states, and is leaps and bounds ahead of Sanders in the delegate count – with 1,116 compared with 470 for Sanders.

On Sunday night, Clinton and Sanders discussed the economy, trade deals, gun control and an assortment of other issues in a debate in Flint, Michigan.

On the Republican side Sunday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Florida) picked up his second win and it was big. He won the GOP primary in Puerto Rico with 74 percent of the vote.

Trump came in second in the Puerto Rico primary, followed by U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas).

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