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Bernie Sanders Rallies Across Southern California

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is campaigning hard in Southern California this week, determined to fight to the finish and deny Hillary Clinton her crowning moment in the June 7 California primary, forcing a “contested convention” in Philadelphia in July.

Bernie Sanders marijuana (Mark Ralston / AFP / Getty)

Ted Cruz Drops Out

Sen. Ted Cruz conceded his bid for the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday night after the Indiana primary election he called “pivotal” delivered frontrunner Donald Trump a win. Initial results in Indiana showed Cruz with 35.3 percent, Trump 53.6 percent, and

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks during his election night watch party at the Crowne Plaza Downtown Union Station on May 3, 2016 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Cruz lost the Indiana Primary to his rival Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.

GOP Vice Chair: California Primary Will Pick GOP Nominee

Harmeet Dhillon, who serves as Vice Chair of the California Republican Party and is a candidate for the Republican National Committee, urged the GOP to rally behind whoever the presidential nominee is, adding that the June 7 California primary could decide who that person will be.

Harmeet Dhillon (Twitter)

Ted Cruz Working To Skim Trump Delegates In Arizona

Donald Trump is the winner of Arizona’s Republican presidential primary contest, but the Ted Cruz team is campaigning hard in that state — and others — to convince delegates to support him if the Republican National Convention moves beyond a first ballot.

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) April 3, 2016 in Wausau, Wisconsin.