• Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at the California Republican Party 2016 Convention in Burlingame, Calif., Friday, April 29, 2016. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

    Trump making case to GOP insiders amid chaotic rally scene

    BURLINGAME, Calif. (AP) — Donald Trump took his outsider campaign to the inner sanctum of California’s Republican party, making his case directly to the GOP’s state party convention even as angry demonstrators shadowed him outside in a possible harbinger of the controversy he will bring as the nominating process shifts toward the nation’s most populous and diverse state.

  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at the California Republican Party 2016 Convention in Burlingame, Calif., Friday, April 29, 2016. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

    Trump makes case to GOP insiders amid chaotic protest scene

    BURLINGAME, Calif. (AP) — Donald Trump took his outsider campaign to the inner sanctum of California’s Republican party on Friday, making his case directly to the GOP’s state party convention even as angry demonstrators shadowed him outside in a possible harbinger of the controversy he will bring as the nominating process shifts toward the nation’s most populous and diverse state.

  • This still image taken from video shows a supporter of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump after a protest on Thursday, April 28, 2016 in Costa Mesa, Calif.  Dozens of protesters were mostly peaceful Thursday as Trump gave his speech inside the Pacific Amphitheater. After the event, however, the demonstration grew rowdy late in the evening and spilled into the streets.  (APTN via AP Photo)

    Fights follow Trump rally in Southern Cal, about 20 arrested

    COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Raucous protesters of Donald Trump took to the streets in California in violent demonstrations leading to 17 arrests as the Republican presidential contender brought his campaign to conservative Orange County.

  • A Trump supporter clashes with protesters outside a rally for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, Thursday, April 28, 2016 in Costa Mesa, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

    Protests break out as Trump speaks in Southern California

    COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Raucous crowds of protesters took to the streets late Thursday in California as Donald Trump brought his Republican presidential campaign to conservative Orange County after sweeping the Northeast GOP primaries.

  • In this Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, file photo, shoppers stop to look in the window of a lighting store in the Design District of Miami Beach, Fla. The U.S. economy inched forward at the weakest pace in two years from January through March, as consumer spending growth slowed, business investment plunged and exports declined further, according to data released by the Commerce Department, Thursday, April 28, 2016. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

    US economy struggles at start of election year

    WASHINGTON (AP) — It was not a great start for the U.S. economy.

  • 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 greets former Indiana basketball coach Bob Knight during a campaign stop Wednesday, April 27, 2016, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

    Bob Knight endorses Donald Trump in Indianapolis

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Renowned basketball coach Bob Knight on Wednesday threw his support behind Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, less than a week before Indiana voters go to the polls in the state’s primary.

  • In this photo taken March 11, 2016, Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas speaks to Carly Fiorina in Orlando, Fla., Friday, March 11, 2016. According to an AP Source: Cruz has picked Fiorina as his running mate  (AP Photo/Mike Carlson)

    AP Source: Cruz taps Fiorina to serve as running mate

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — In need of momentum after a five-state shutout, Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz on Wednesday tapped former technology executive Carly Fiorina — a woman he said has repeatedly “shattered glass ceilings” — to serve as his running mate.

  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a primary night press conference, Tuesday, April 26, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

    For Trump, speech a test of foreign policy and style

    NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump’s highly anticipated foreign policy speech Wednesday will test whether the Republican presidential front-runner, known for his raucous rallies and eyebrow-raising statements, can present a more presidential persona as he works to unite the GOP establishment behind him.

  • Clinton campaign announces plans for offices in New Mexico

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Hillary Clinton’s campaign has announced the staffers who will be heading efforts for the Democratic presidential hopeful in New Mexico as the state’s June 7 primary approaches.