Update: 10.30pm ET: Donald Trump appeared set to pick up the vast majority of the 95 Republican delegates after a commanding victory in Tuesday night’s presidential primary. John Kasich was projected to finish second and was reported to be polling ahead in Manhattan.
Trump now heads into a potentially friendly series of Northeastern states – the next five contests, in CT, DE, MD, PA, RI, are on April 26 – as the only Republican candidate who can mathematically win an outright majority of delegates ahead of the convention.
On the Democratic side, Hillary Clinton defeated Bernie Sanders (the latest numbers showing a roughly 60-40 margin) and now looks likely to begin pressing a narrative that the contest on that side is now concluding and it’s time to turn their campaign to the general election.
On the Democratic side,