• Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign stop Wednesday, April 27, 2016, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

    Trump’s mention of ‘woman’s card’ draws backlash

    ATLANTA (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s claim that Hillary Clinton is playing “the woman’s card” drew intense backlash Wednesday, from the Democratic front-runner herself as well as tens of thousands of critics on social media.

  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump waves after speaking during a primary night event Tuesday, April 26, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

    Trump, Clinton aim for sweeps of Northeastern primaries

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In a front-runner’s rout, Republican Donald Trump roared to victory Tuesday in five contests across the Northeast and confidently declared himself the GOP’s “presumptive nominee.” Hillary Clinton was dominant in four Democratic races and now is 90 percent of the way to the number she needs to claim her own nomination.

  • In this March 28, 2015, file photo, former U.S. Rep. Joe Sestak passes a sign marking the Pennsylvania-Ohio state border as he completes his "Walking In Other Pennsylvanian's Shoes" walking tour across Pennsylvania in Ohioville, Pa. Sestak, 64, is one of four candidates campaigning for the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania's primary on Tuesday, April 26, 2016, seeking to challenge Republican incumbent U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey's bid for re-election. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)

    Party spurns US Senate candidate who almost won in 2010

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Democrat Joe Sestak came tantalizingly close to winning a seat in the U.S. Senate six years ago and is hoping Tuesday to secure a rematch, but the party establishment wants nothing to do with him, pouring millions into the campaign of his chief rival.

  • In this April 17, 2016 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders speaks to supporters during a campaign rally in Brooklyn's Prospect Park, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. New York City's Board of Elections, long a target of complaints, came under fire as followers of Bernie Sanders, many from Sanders' hometown borough of Brooklyn, said they were unable to vote in the Democratic primary. The New York Board of Elections has suspended its chief clerk in Brooklyn without pay amid questions into whether she followed proper procedures in what was supposed to be a routine housecleaning of voter registration lists. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

    NYC primary voter complaints draw investigations, suspension

    NEW YORK (AP) — Even before the polls closed in New York’s primary, the city’s election board dismissed as groundless hundreds of complaints, many from people in Bernie Sanders’ hometown borough of Brooklyn who said they were unable to vote.