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David Sherfinski covers politics for The Washington Times. He can be reached at [email protected].

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Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz speaks Sunday, April 3, 2016, at Florian Gardens in Eau Claire, Wis.  Cruz spent the day campaigning in Wisconsin in advance of the state's Tuesday primary election. (Steve Kinderman/The Eau Claire Leader-Telegram via AP)

Ted Cruz: 'White knight' scenario at GOP convention 'a pipe dream'

Sen. Ted Cruz said Monday that the prospect of a "white knight" parachuting in at a contested GOP convention to emerge as the Republican nominee simply isn't going to happen, saying delegates and Republicans voters aren't going to stand for it. Published April 4, 2016

Sen. Ted Cruz addresses more than 1,600 delegates at the North Dakota Republican Convention in Fargo, North Dakota, on Saturday, April 2, 2016. (AP Photo/James MacPherson)

Ted Cruz, Bernie Sanders lead in Wisconsin: polls

Sen. Ted Cruz leads the GOP presidential field in Wisconsin heading into Tuesday's primary, while Sen. Bernard Sanders holds a narrow lead on the Democratic side, according to new polling released ahead of the April 5 contests. Published April 4, 2016

United States House Speaker Paul Ryan, looks on during a meeting with Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein,  at the Knesset, Israel's parliament in Jerusalem, Monday, April 4, 2016.  (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

Paul Ryan: Convention rules changes up to the delegates

House Speaker Paul Ryan said in a new interview that rules governing the 2016 Republican National Convention are going to be up to the delegates and once again reaffirmed that his name should not be put in for consideration to be the GOP presidential nominee. Published April 4, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign stop, Wednesday, March 30, 2016, in Appleton, Wis. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Donald Trump on threat of nuclear weapons: 'Europe's a big place'

GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump says he's the last person who "wants to play the nuclear card," but he's sticking with his declaration that he doesn't want to take "cards off the table," saying that "Europe's a big place." Published April 1, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas listens during a campaign stop, Wednesday, March 30, 2016, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Andy Manis)

Ted Cruz leads Donald Trump by 10 points in Wisconsin: poll

Sen. Ted Cruz leads GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump by 10 points in Wisconsin, according to a new poll that shows Mr. Cruz leading big among women, very conservative voters and white evangelical Christians. Published April 1, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Ohio Gov. John Kasich is looking to salvage his bid for the White House by sticking around and trying to convince voters that he is their strongest candidate against the Democrats in the November election. (Associated Press)

John Kasich: Donald Trump 'really not prepared to be president'

Ohio Gov. John Kasich said Thursday that GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump's recent statements on issues like abortion and nuclear weapons reveal a candidate who isn't prepared to be president, and he offered himself up as a new "vessel" for frustrated Trump supporters. Published March 31, 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 lead in New York: poll

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton lead hold double digit leads in New York ahead of the Republican and Democratic presidential primary contests there next month, according to polling released Thursday. Published March 31, 2016

File-This March 24, 2016, file photo shows Republican Presidential candidate U.S. Senator Ted Cruz making a stop at the Armory restaurant in downtown Janesville, Wis. Donald Trump is planning Tuesday to make his first campaign visit to Wisconsin, where the upcoming Republican presidential primary could mark a turning point in the unpredictable GOP race.  But rival Cruz has gotten a jumpstart on the contest, racking up influential endorsements, campaigning in key regions and supported by bullish advertising campaign. (Anthony Wahl/The Janesville Gazette via AP)

Ted Cruz, Bernie Sanders lead in Wisconsin: poll

Sen. Ted Cruz has overtaken billionaire businessman Donald Trump in Wisconsin, according to a poll released Wednesday with less than a week to go until the April 5 GOP presidential primary. Published March 30, 2016

The Trump campaign didn't say why it made the change. Instead, it released a brief statement thanking Corey Lewandowski, who signed up early last year. (Associated Press)

Donald Trump on calls to fire campaign manager: 'I don't do that. I'm loyal'

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump said Wednesday the country needs a president who's going to be loyal to the United States, citing his own loyalty as he defended his campaign manager, who is facing a battery charge for allegedly manhandling a reporter earlier this month. Published March 30, 2016

In this Sept. 10, 2015 file photo, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks in Eureka, Ill. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File)

Scott Walker endorses Ted Cruz for president

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker endorsed Sen. Ted Cruz for president Tuesday, giving Mr. Cruz a major boost ahead of the April 5 GOP primary in the Badger State. Published March 29, 2016