Illinois primary: Romney wins GOP contest

Mitt Romney won the GOP presidential primary in Illinois on Tuesday, walloping rival Rick Santorum in a key state whose voters are a bellwether for Republicans nationwide.

With close to 99 percent of precincts reporting, Romney was leading Santorum by almost 12 percentage points, and victory would allow him to extend his already-imposing lead in the race for delegates.

Read more at The Washington Post.

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