PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Rhode Island is among the next set of prizes up for grabs in Campaign 2016.
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Donald Trump is just 393 delegates short of clinching the Republican nomination and 172 delegates will be on the table next Tuesday. Trump is pledging certain victory following his decisive win in his home state of New York, but contenders Ted Cruz and John Kasich believe they’ll be able to win enough to force an open convention.
Kasich will be campaigning at Bryant University on Saturday.
As for the Democrats, Hillary Clinton will also be in Rhode Island Saturday coming off her win in New York. Clinton has her sights set on the nomination but her opponent, Bernie Sanders, says he’s in it until the end.
In the above video, Eyewitness News Political Analysts Joe Fleming explains how the New York primaries marked a change in tone for several candidates.