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The Test for Donald Trump: Win Delegates, Not Just Voters

April 20, 2016
Jonathan Martin | The New York Times
With his thoroughly dominating performance on Tuesday in New York, Donald J. Trump proved that he remains the preferred candidate of most Republican primary voters. The question now is whether winning the most votes will be enough to make him the Republican nominee.
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Hillary Clinton won New York, but her image is underwater

April 20, 2016
Dan Balz | The Washington Post
Hillary Clinton got what she needed in New York, a solid victory that stopped Bernie Sanders’s weeks-long winning streak. But any cause for celebration among her supporters probably will be tempered by the reality that her unexpectedly difficult nomination battle has taken a significant toll on her candidacy.
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Republicans shouldn't skip party convention, Ryan says

April 20, 2016
Manu Raju | CNN
House Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday called on nervous Republicans to attend their party's convention in July, urging GOP lawmakers to stand united behind whomever delegates choose as their presidential nominee.
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Hillary Clinton wins NY primary: "Victory is in sight" in Democratic race

April 19, 2016
After beating her Democratic rival Bernie Sanders by double-digits in New York, Hillary Clinton said the Democratic primary fight is in the "home stretch." Clinton now holds over a 200 delegate lead among pledged delegates.
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Donald Trump: Cruz "just about mathematically eliminated"

April 19, 2016
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump celebrated his home state win at Trump Tower in New York City Tuesday and touted his lead in delegates as he tries to clear the 1,237 delegates needed to avoid a second ballot at the Republican convention in July. "We don't have much of a race anymore," Trump said. "Sen. Cruz is just about mathematically eliminated."
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Ted Cruz compares campaign to Bernie Sanders: "Year of the outsider"

April 19, 2016
Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz, who spent the evening of the New York primary in Pennsylvania, drew comparisons to the self-described Democratic Socialist Bernie Sanders running against Hillary Clinton in the Democratic primary. "This is the year of the outsider," Cruz said. "I'm an outsider. Bernie Sanders is an outsider."
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Bernie Sanders responds to over 100k voters dropped in Brooklyn

April 19, 2016
As voters head to the polls in the New York primary, over 100,000 voters have been dropped from the rolls in Brooklyn, the largest drop in active registered Democrats in New York. Sen. Bernie Sanders called the drop "absurd" during a primary night speech in Pennsylvania.
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Clinton and Trump look to N.Y. primary to cement front-runner status

April 19, 2016
Juliet Eilperin, Jose DelReal | The Washington Post
Voting opened Tuesday in the most raucous nominating contest of an already wild campaign season, making New York a centerpiece for both delegates and bragging rights that were expected to strengthen the trajectory of the two front-runners.
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Donald Trump is still struggling to install friendly delegates

April 19, 2016
Ed O'Keefe | The Washington Post
Weeks after his campaign vowed to turn things around in the hunt for delegates, GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump is still struggling to ensure that supporters will be there to vote for him at the Republican convention in Cleveland.
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