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AirTalk election 2016: Analyzing each campaign on the eve of the New York State primary




The New York State primary is Tuesday for both Republicans and Democrats.
The New York State primary is Tuesday for both Republicans and Democrats.
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The New York State primary is Tuesday for both Republicans and Democrats.

Both current frontrunners, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump call the Empire State home and have been making sure everyone knows it in the weeks leading up to tomorrow’s contest. Bernie Sanders and Ted Cruz have had strong showings in recent primaries, suggesting things may not be as clear-cut as they seem.

A victory in New York for Hillary Clinton could give her the mathematical assurance she needs to secure the Democratic nomination, while Donald Trump could lengthen his lead over Ted Cruz, who has been gaining delegates.

In our weekly roundup of the week to come in politics, our experts take a look at the candidates’ expectations in New York, what each has to do to win, and what wins for each of the candidates would signify for the race overall.

Guests:

Steve Phillips, senior fellow at the Center for American Progress and author of the book “Brown is the New White: How the Demographic Revolution Has Created a New American Majority

Zach Courser, research director of the Dreier Roundtable and visiting assistant professor of Government at Claremont McKenna College