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Anti-Trump Forces See Plenty of Roadblocks to 1,237 Delegates

Donald Trump’s Republican critics sent a clear signal Thursday that have no plans to give up their fight to deny him the nomination in the wake of his overpowering win in the New York primary earlier this week.

Benefits of Sanders’s College Plan Bigger for Wealthy, Analysis Finds

A Brookings Institution analysis says Bernie Sanders's college plan would give nearly $17 billion in aid to the upper half of U.S. earners, while giving less aid to the poorest.

Q&A: ’28 Pages,’ Saudi Arabia, and the 9/11 Hijackers

A group of families of people killed in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks say 28 classified pages of a 2002 congressional report on the events could show Saudi Arabia lent official support to the terrorists. Here's some background.

Top Aide Says Trump’s Attacks on Delegate Process ‘Misunderstood’

Paul Manafort plunged into the belly of the beast Thursday, joining a meeting of the Republican National Committee here as an emissary from Donald Trump, the candidate who has attacked the political process these party leaders have dedicated their professional lives to building.

Fundraising Reports Show More Puzzling Aspects of Campaign 2016

The newest fundraising reports from campaigns and super PACs reveal some of the quirkier and more puzzling aspects of the presidential race. Here are some of our favorites.

Charts: How Superdelegates Will Help Put Clinton Over the Top

Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton will likely need the help of superdelegates to clinch the nomination.

Donald Trump: Keep Andrew Jackson on the $20, Put Harriet Tubman on the $2

Donald Trump said Thursday that it it were up to him, he would leave Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill and find another denomination to honor abolitionist Harriet Tubman.

Capital Journal Daybreak: A Difficult Road Ahead for Sanders, More

Today on the campaign trail and more of the biggest news stories and exclusive features from Washington on politics, policy, financial regulation and defense.

In Congressional Races, Florida Is Primed to Have Most Turnover

Florida's congressional delegation is poised for the biggest turnover in decades as a result of retirements, redistricting and the scramble to replace Republican Sen. Marco Rubio—a prospect that could boost the ranks of Democrats in the House and Senate.

Ted Cruz Says He’s Still on ‘Path to Victory’ After New York Loss

Sen. Ted Cruz, looking beyond his drubbing by Donald Trump in the New York primary, rejected his rival’s suggestion that the race is over now that Mr. Cruz can't reach the 1,237 delegates he would need to clinch the nomination before the convention.

No Windfall for Kasich Super PAC After Ohio Win

The super PAC backing Republican presidential candidate John Kasich failed to translate the Ohio governor’s first primary win last month into a fundraising bonanza, raising just $2.7 million in March.

Saudi Clerics’ Rhetoric — and Implications for Global Security

David Daoud and David Andrew Weinberg: The religious messages Saudi Arabia promotes at home and abroad has implications for international security.

Harry Reid Suggests Sanders Campaign Too Negative

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid suggested that Bernie Sanders's campaign has gone too negative and that he should tone down attacks on rival Hillary Clinton.

Chris Christie Rejoins Donald Trump for Indiana Trip

Fresh off his decisive win in New York’s primary, Donald Trump is setting off to Indiana with surrogate Chris Christie at this side Wednesday for a series of private political meetings.

Pro-Clinton Super PAC Raises $11.7 Million in March

The super PAC backing Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton raised $11.7 million in March, a spokesman said Tuesday, more than double what it raised the previous month.

Ted Cruz Dismisses Donald Trump’s New York Victory

Sen. Ted Cruz on Wednesday argued that the Republican presidential contest "is not over," and said front-runner Donald Trump is allied with the media to hand the White House to Democrat Hillary Clinton.

How Donald Trump Won New York Landslide but Lost Manhattan

New York was huge for Donald Trump. He won 60% of the vote. He won in rural upstate and he won in the wealthy suburbs. He won everywhere. Well, everywhere except Manhattan.

Five Reasons the New York Democratic Primary Felt Competitive

If Hillary Clinton is winning the Democratic presidential race, why has it felt like she's losing? Here are five reasons the New York primary felt competitive.

Presidential Cash Dash: What to Watch For in the March Campaign Reports

The results of Tuesday’s New York primary are in, and it’s time to turn to a different campaign: the money race. Here are five things we’ll be looking for in Wednesday’s reports.

After New York Win, Will Donald Trump’s Restructured Campaign Turn to Polling?

David Kochel: Polls aren’t really about Donald Trump. They’re about the voters and what campaigns can learn from them to gain strategic advantage.

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