Live stream from the Donald Trump victory press conference:
Update 2: In a stunning development, Bernie Sanders has taken the lead over Hillary Clinton, as Hillary’s original lead of some 4% has evaporated, and with 33% of votes counted, Bernie Sanders now leads 51.6% to 48.4%.
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Moments ago, Trump was declared the winner of the Indiana Primary; Hillary’s lead over Sanders is about 3% and declining, which is why the networks refuse to call her victory yet.
— CNN Politics (@CNNPolitics) May 3, 2016
With the polls in eastern Indiana closed (the last polls in the western part of the state are open until 7pm Eastern), the first results come in, and in early counting of the available votes, Trump has a daunting 53% lead over Cruz’s 33% and Kasich at 11%, while Hillary leads Bernie Sanders 58% to 43%.
If Trump’s 50%+ lead remains largely unchallenged, it is difficult to see how the New York real estate billionaire will fail to accumulate the required threshold of votes before the Republican convention in July.
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