John Kasich insists he still has a shot at the GOP presidential nomination, at least at a contested convention. But if Ted Cruz and Donald Trump get their way, he could be blocked.
Both campaigns have their eye on a small group of delegates at the convention known as the Rules Committee. Usually a footnote in any party convention, this group of just over 100 delegates will have an outsized influence if the race continues to move toward a contested convention.
That’s because the 112 individuals representing all states and territories will be the ones to decide the rules for the entire convention — including what bar to set for candidates to be eligible to be voted on.
Villanova, UNC Describe The Epic Final Seconds:
This is a five-second stretch that will be replayed from years to come.
With a buzzer-beating three-point shot by junior forward Kris Jenkins, No. 2 seed Villanova won the NCAA men’s basketball championship over No. 1 seed North Carolina on Monday night. It’s the first buzzer beater on a three-pointer in national championship history.
Both teams recount how the final seconds unfolded.
Amtrak Restores Service After Fatal Crash; Investigation Continues:
Amtrak said Monday it will restore service, albeit with some delays, along the route where one of its trains carrying 341 passengers crashed into a backhoe the day before.
“We’re still gathering the facts,” said Ryan Frigo, the National Transportation Safety Board official in charge of investigating the crash, which killed two people.