CNN projects Hillary Clinton wins Illinois, five other states

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Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton waves to the audience as Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump puts his notes away after the third presidential debate in Las Vegas. File Photo. | John Locher/Associated Press

Democrat Hillary Clinton will win Illinois, the District of Columbia and five other states, while Donald Trump will win three states, CNN is projecting.

Based on exit polls, the cable network is projecting Clinton will win Delaware, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Rhode Island and the District of Columbia. Trump is projected to take Oklahoma, Mississippi and Tennessee.

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