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David Sherfinski covers politics for The Washington Times. He can be reached at dsherfinski@washingtontimes.com.

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Carly Fiorina speaks during a campaign stop by Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, Wednesday, April 20, 2016, at the Antique Automobile Club of America Museum in Hershey, Pa. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) ** FILE **

Donald Trump: Carly Fiorina's 'not going to do the trick'

GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump said Wednesday that former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina would be a "bad choice" for vice president, saying Mrs. Fiorina had "one good debate" that wasn't against him and that she didn't resonate with voters. Published April 27, 2016

Donald Trump: I'm probably the last on the trigger

GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump said Wednesday that he's "probably the last on the trigger" and highlighted his opposition to the 2003 invasion of Iraq when asked about the prospect of handling the United States' nuclear codes. Published April 27, 2016

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

Donald Trump: 'I may tone it down, or I may tone it up'

GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump said Wednesday he might actually tone things up in the future and that his tenor could depend on what he feels he needs to do to respond to attacks. Published April 27, 2016

Businessman Donald Trump, the GOP front-runner, and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, the Democratic front-runner. (Associated Press photographs) ** FILE **

Donald Trump: Hillary Clinton 'shouted' message about playing the woman card

GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump said Wednesday that Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton "shouted" her response to him about playing the "woman card" Tuesday evening and that he guessed he was going to have to get used to it in the coming months. Published April 27, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks during a rally at the Johnson County Fairgrounds in Franklin, Ind., Monday, April 25, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Ted Cruz: I'm not asking my supporters to vote for anybody else

Following similar comments from Ohio Gov. John Kasich, Sen. Ted Cruz said Tuesday he's not asking his supporters to vote for anybody else as part of a recently-brokered deal with Mr. Kasich in several upcoming GOP presidential primary states. Published April 26, 2016

Republican presidential candidate John Kasich leaves the Penrose Diner in Philadelphia, Monday, April 25, 2016. (David Maialetti/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)

John Kasich on alliance with Ted Cruz: I don't tell voters what to do

Ohio Gov. John Kasich said Tuesday that a newly-announced alliance with Sen. Ted Cruz in several upcoming states in the GOP presidential race doesn't involve his telling voters what to do, saying when a candidate doesn't campaign in certain areas, turnout goes down. Published April 26, 2016

Democratic presidential candidate,  Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during a campaign rally at Fitzgerald Fieldhouse on the University of Pittsburgh campus, Monday, April 25, 2016, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Bernie Sanders vows to fight until 'the last vote is cast'

Sen. Bernard Sanders vowed on Tuesday to fight on in the Democratic presidential primary contest until "the last vote is cast" but also hinted at a possible looming battle to shape the Democratic platform at the party's convention this summer in Philadelphia. Published April 26, 2016

Republican presidential hopeful Sen. Ted Cruz  talks at the Old National Events Plaza in Evansville, Ind., Sunday, April 24, 2016.  (Denny Simmons/Evansville Courier & Press via AP)

Ted Cruz: 'Big news' that John Kasich decided to 'pull out' of Indiana

Sen. Ted Cruz said Monday it's "big news" that Ohio Gov. John Kasich decided to "pull out" of Indiana, even as Mr. Kasich downplayed the candidates' newly-announced alliance and declined to tell his own supporters they should not vote for the Ohio governor in the state. Published April 25, 2016

Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks at Woodrow Wilson Middle School, Sunday, April 24, 2016, in Terre Haute, Ind. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Ted Cruz spokesman: A smart political campaign adapts to strategic realities

A spokesman for Sen. Ted Cruz's presidential campaign said Monday that a smart political campaign adapts to realities on the ground, after the campaigns of Mr. Cruz and Ohio Gov. John Kasich announced a strategic alliance in upcoming states to stop GOP front-runner Donald Trump. Published April 25, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump pauses while addressing supporters during a campaign event at Crosby High School in Waterbury, Conn., Saturday, April 23, 2016. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Trump slams Cruz, Kasich for 'horrible act of desperation'

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump on Monday slammed Sen. Ted Cruz and Ohio Gov. John Kasich for colluding to prevent Mr. Trump from winning the party's presidential nomination, labeling their effective public alliance in upcoming states a "horrible act of desperation." Published April 25, 2016