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John Kasich drops out of GOP presidential race

John Kasich drops out of GOP presidential race

Gov. John Kasich of Ohio is ending his long-shot quest for the presidency on Wednesday, according to two people briefed on his decision.

Trump wins Indiana; Cruz drops out; Sanders wins

Trump wins Indiana; Cruz drops out; Sanders wins

Donald J. Trump became the presumptive Republican presidential nominee on Tuesday with a landslide win in Indiana that drove his principal opponent, Sen. Ted Cruz, from the race and cleared the way for the polarizing, populist outsider to take control of the party.

Clinton challenges Indiana abortion law at campaign stop

Clinton challenges Indiana abortion law at campaign stop

Just hours after the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit against a new Indiana abortion law, Hillary Clinton stumped miles away from the state Capitol and filed a sort of amicus brief.

Trump lays out plan to use Sanders' attacks against Clinton

Trump lays out plan to use Sanders' attacks against Clinton

Donald Trump on Sunday laid out plans to use Sen. Bernie Sanders's attacks to weaken Hillary Clinton in a general-election matchup.

Cruz picks Carly Fiorina as his running mate

INDIANAPOLIS

Cruz picks Carly Fiorina as his running mate

Ted Cruz, in an apparent act of desperation, announced Wednesday that Carly Fiorina will be his vice presidential running mate if he is the Republican nominee for president.

Trump sweeps five; Clinton takes at least three

Trump sweeps five; Clinton takes at least three

Businessman Donald Trump has been projected as the winner in all five Repubslican presidential primaries held on Tuesday — a clean sweep that illustrates Trump’s dominance along the Eastern Seaboard.

These fuzzy little caterpillars are better at predicting elections than most pundits

These fuzzy little caterpillars are better at predicting elections than most pundits

For 30 years, the woolly bear caterpillar population of Bodega Bay, Calif. has correctly predicted whether a Republican or Democrat is going to win the presidential election.

What to watch for in primaries in PA, CT, DE, MD, RI

What to watch for in primaries in PA, CT, DE, MD, RI

The five elections Tuesday — in Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island — may offer the best chance before June to gain a final, decisive advantage over opponents.

When was America great? It seems hard to decide

When was America great? It seems hard to decide

Donald Trump’s campaign slogan is “Make America Great Again.” His supporters, it turns out, disagree on when that was.

Cruz-Kasich alliance against Trump quickly weakens

Cruz-Kasich alliance against Trump quickly weakens

The temporary alliance between Sen. Ted Cruz and Gov. John Kasich of Ohio, formed to deny Donald Trump the Republican presidential nomination, was already in danger of fraying to the point of irrelevance Monday, only hours after it was announced to great fanfare.

Koch suggests that Clinton might be better than Trump or Cruz

Koch suggests that Clinton might be better than Trump or Cruz

Conservative political activist Charles Koch suggested in an interview with ABC News on Sunday that Democrat Hillary Clinton would be a better president than the Republican contenders, although he stopped short of saying he would support the former secretary of state if she ends up representing her party in a general election.

On policies, Ted Cruz shifts his stance to suit a fractured GOP

On policies, Ted Cruz shifts his stance to suit a fractured GOP

Time and again Ted Cruz has shifted, shaded or obfuscated his policy positions - piling on new ideas, which sometimes didn't fit with the old.

Sanders acknowledges 'a hard path' to nomination in wake of New York loss

Sanders acknowledges 'a hard path' to nomination in wake of New York loss

White House presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders acknowledged Thursday that he has "a hard path" to the Democratic nomination and that it could be difficult to overtake Hillary Clinton by convincing the party's superdelegates to switch allegiances.

Capital Region voters flocked to the polls

CAPITAL REGION

Capital Region voters flocked to the polls

Saratoga County Election Commissioner Roger Scheira doesn’t recall an election when the phone rang as much as it did during New York’s presidential primaries on Tuesday.

 Trump, Clinton victorious in New York primary

CAPITAL REGION

Trump, Clinton victorious in New York primary

Democrat Bernie Sanders was favored in upstate counties over statewide winner Hillary Clinton, and Republican Donald Trump cruised to victory over his Republican contenders among Capital Region voters on Tuesday.

Trump, Clinton prevail in New York primary

Donald J. Trump wrested back control of the Republican presidential race on Tuesday with a commanding victory in the New York primary, while Hillary Clinton dealt a severe blow to Sen. Bernie Sanders as she won her adopted home state with powerful support from women and blacks.

Sanders supporters hope New York’s primary is declared open

NEW YORK

Sanders supporters hope New York’s primary is declared open

Supporters of Senator Bernie Sanders are holding out hope that a New York federal judge will make a last-minute decision to open the state’s primary to independents and Republicans, potentially yielding Mr. Sanders thousands of additional votes on Tuesday.

Voters' voices on the New York primary

CAPITAL REGION

Voters' voices on the New York primary

Our reporters are at polling places across the Capital Region talking to voters. The latest from the field:

Voters complain polls open late for New York primary

CAPITAL REGION

Voters complain polls open late for New York primary

Hours before polls opened Tuesday for primary voting, election officials were getting phone calls.

CAPITAL REGION

Capital Region officials brace for rare busy primary day

In what promises to be one of the busiest days in New York primary history, state Attorney General Eric T. Schneidermann wants to make sure the process works the way it’s supposed to.

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