Donald Trump Suffers Two Primary Losses Over the Weekend After Increasingly Chaotic Rallies Make Headlines

Presidential Primaries 2016: Wyoming and Washington DC Results
Ted Cruz (left) and Marco Rubio
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03/13/2016 AT 04:00 PM EDT

After canceling a Friday rally in Chicago due to potential violence, Donald Trump lost out on two major primary contests on Saturday, giving a much-needed boost to his competitors Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio.

On Saturday, Rubio – who is currently in third place in the GOP race – was declared the winner of the Washington D.C. caucus, nabbing the district's 10 delegates all for himself. Meanwhile, Cruz won nine of Wyoming's 11 delegates, with Trump and Rubio each earning one delegate each. The state's 14 other delegates will be elected at the April 16 state convention.

While Trump is still clearly the frontrunner with 460 delegates, Cruz is quickly catching up with a total of 369 delegates. Rubio, meanwhile, follows with 163 while John Kasich has nabbed 63. The Republican candidates need 1,237 total delegates to win the nomination.

Cruz and Rubio will have big chances to catch up to Trump on Tuesday, when several major Republican primaries are set to take place. The biggest prize is Florida with its 99 delegates, which also happens to be Rubio's home state. Illinois, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio and the North Mariana Islands will also hold voting on Tuesday, with a total number of 367 delegates for the taking.



Meanwhile, on the Democratic side, Hillary Clinton nabbed a victory on Saturday when she won the contest in the Northern Mariana Islands – and their 4 delegates. She is still in the lead against Sen. Bernie Sanders with 766 total delegates to his 551. The Democratic candidates need 2,383 delegates to secure their nomination.

Trump, meanwhile, has been soldiering on in his campaign despite recent headline-making chaos surrounding his events. On Saturday, a man was arrested after he allegedly rushed the stage while Trump was speaking in Ohio. At a later event, the former reality star said he would "file charges" against protesters at a rally in Kansas City, Missouri.



"I hope these guys get thrown into a jail. They'll never do it again. It'll destroy their record. They'll have to explain to mom and dad why they have a police record and why they can't get a job," Trump said at the event. "And you know what? I'm going to start pressing charges against all these people, OK? ... The only way that we're going to stop this craziness is if we press charges. Because then their lives are going to be ruined."

Candidates from both sides of the aisle have been quick to criticize Trump for the increasing violence at his protests, blaming his "divisive" rhetoric.
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