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Nikki Haley Wins A Republican Primary For The First Time

Former United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley won the District of Columbia's Republican primary on Sunday, marking her first victory in the race for the Republican nomination after consecutive losses to former President Donald Trump.

Haley won the Washington DC primary with just under 63% of the vote. according to To the Associated Press. The primary will be held two days before Super Tuesday, and hundreds more delegates will be competing, potentially making an already rocky path to the nomination even more difficult. (Related: Nikki Haley secures first Senate endorsement)

Trump held nominating contests in Missouri, Michigan and Idaho the day before the D.C. primary. Haley won all 19 contested delegates in Sunday's race, but she remains far behind Trump's delegate count.

Haley campaigned in two states Sunday: Maine and Vermont. many State to play on Tuesday.

The Trump campaign did not immediately respond to a request for comment from the Daily Caller News Foundation.

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