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    Kasich dropping out, AP sources say; Trump on clear GOP path

    by Julie Pace and Scott Bauer
    May 4, 2016
    Ohio Gov. John Kasich is leaving the Republican presidential contest, giving Donald Trump a clear path to his party’s nomination. Kasich will announce the end of his underdog White House bid on Wednesday, according to…
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    Trump wins Indiana Primary

    by FoxNews.com
    May 4, 2016
    Texas Sen. Ted Cruz cleared the path Tuesday night for Donald Trump to claim the Republican presidential nomination, suspending his underdog campaign following a crushing defeat in the Indiana primary – allowing the billionaire…
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    Trump dominates TV news, draws 3 times as much coverage as Cruz, 15 times more than Kasich

    by Jennifer Harper
    May 3, 2016
    Broadcasters have been very kind to Donald Trump. The Republican presidential front-runner has dominated the news on CBS, NBC and ABC according to a meticulous analysis by Rich Noyes, senior editor for Newsbusters.com, a…
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    Trump on track to win GOP nomination on first ballot, delegate analysis finds

    by Ralph Z. Hallow
    May 3, 2016
    Donald Trump was only a tad presumptuous when on April 26 he said, “I consider myself the presumptive nominee — absolutely.” The boastful billionaire actually does appear on his way to owning the 1,237 first-ballot…
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    Republicans plan to sue McAuliffe over order restoring rights to felons

    by GRAHAM MOOMAW
    May 2, 2016
    Virginia Republican leaders have hired a prominent conservative lawyer to lead an expected court challenge to Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s recent order restoring voting rights for 206,000 felons. General Assembly Republicans announced Monday that they have…

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Google Searches for “Libertarian Party” Surge After Ted Cruz Drops Out

by Ed Krayewski
May 4, 2016
Donald Trump crushed it in the Indiana GOP primary last night, winning more than 50 percent of the vote and causing Ted Cruz to drop out. Although John Kasich is… READ MORE
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Former John McCain speechwriter: I’m with Hillary

by Jessica Chasmar
May 4, 2016
A longtime speechwriter and top aide to Republican Sen. John McCain on Tuesday vowed support… READ MORE
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Kasich quitting presidential race: report

by Ben Kamisar
May 4, 2016
John Kasich is suspending his bid for the White House, NBC News is reporting. He… READ MORE

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Young beats Stutzman in Indiana Senate GOP primary

by Lisa Hagen
May 4, 2016
Rep. Todd Young (R-Ind.) is projected to win the Indiana GOP Senate primary, beating back an insurgent challenge from Rep. Marlin Stutzman (R-Ind.). The Washington Post and Indianapolis Star called… READ MORE
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Conn. Passes Bill Requiring Accused Abusers to Give Up Guns

by Greg Richter
May 4, 2016
The Connecticut Senate on Monday passed a bill requiring anyone accused of domestic violence to… READ MORE
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California Lt. Gov. Newsom, lawmakers on collision course over gun control

by Malia Zimmerman
May 3, 2016
California’s Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and state Democratic lawmakers appear to be on a collision… READ MORE
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Hudson Valley Rep. Chris Gibson will not run for governor

In a surprise announcement, Hudson Valley Rep. Chris Gibson said Monday he will not seek the Republican line for governor… READ MORE
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Cruz says still ‘doing everything’ to win Indiana

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz admits he’s putting all his eggs into Indiana, but a new poll suggests a win Tuesday… READ MORE
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In a sign of changing times, Kentucky tears down a statue

After facing decades of protest against a statue commemorating Confederate Civil War soldiers, the University of Louisville, Kentucky, announced Friday… READ MORE
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CT Senate Approves Medical Marijuana for Children

HARTFORD – After nearly four hours of debate and eight failed Republican amendments that would have changed the state’s medical-marijuana… READ MORE

NEWS HEARD AROUND THE WORLD

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Rebels launch assault in Syria’s Aleppo, diplomats try to revive truce

Rebel fighters launched an assault in Syria’s divided northern city of Aleppo on Tuesday and fired rockets on a hospital… READ MORE
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EU executive to propose visa-free travel for Turks on Wednesday, sources say

The European Union executive will propose on Wednesday relaxing visa requirements for Turks, two sources said, after Ankara threatened to… READ MORE
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Protesters pull out of Baghdad’s Green Zone but vow to be back

Protesters who stormed Baghdad’s Green Zone retreated Sunday but organizers say the challenge to Iraq’s leadership isn’t over yet. Hundreds,… READ MORE
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China UN ambassador: North Korean proposal to halt nuclear program merits study

UNITED NATIONS — China’s U.N. ambassador says a North Korea proposal under which Pyongyang would halt its nuclear program if… READ MORE
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