The week in politics

Published 8:07 PM ET, Sat April 9, 2016
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GOP presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz wears a "Cruz 2016" yarmulke as he speaks to Jewish community leaders in New York on Thursday, April 7. Mary Altaffer/AP
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders and actress Susan Sarandon visit a diner on Friday, April 8, in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. The New York Democratic primary is scheduled for April 19. Sanders won the Wyoming Democratic caucuses on Saturday, April 9 -- his eighth victory in the last nine contests. Eric Thayer/Getty Images
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump embraces his wife, Melania, at a campaign event in Milwaukee on Monday, April 4. She delivered her longest speech of the campaign on the eve of the Wisconsin primary, touting her husband as a fighter. Charles Rex Arbogast/AP
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrives at Baghdad International Airport in Baghdad, Iraq, on Friday, April 8. The unannounced visit is part of an effort to shore up an embattled prime minister fighting to stay in office. JONATHAN ERNST/AP
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton swipes a MetroCard to ride the subway in New York on Thursday, April 7. Andrew Renneisen/Getty Images
Ohio Gov. John Kasich, a Republican presidential candidate, kisses a baby before delivering the State of the State address Wednesday, April 6, in Marietta. Tony Dejak/AP
Milwaukee voters cast their ballots in Wisconsin's primary on Tuesday, April 5. Charles Rex Arbogast/AP
Supporters of Sen. Ted Cruz wait for the Republican presidential candidate to arrive in Waukesha, Wisconsin, on Monday, April 4. Cruz won the state's primary the next day, boosting his effort to defeat front-runner Donald Trump. Nam Y. Huh/AP
California Gov. Jerry Brown signs legislation Monday, April 4, that makes his state the first in the nation to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour. David McNew/Getty Images
President Barack Obama and his daughter Malia walk down the steps of Air Force One after arriving in Chicago on Thursday, April 7. Jacquelyn Martin/AP
A supporter wears a button for presidential candidate Donald Trump during a Trump event in Bethpage, New York, on Wednesday, April 6. John Taggart/Bloomberg/Getty Images
Republican presidential candidate John Kasich has lunch at a New York deli on Thursday, April 7. Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images
From left, U.S. Sens. Tim Kaine, Thom Tillis and Sheldon Whitehouse board an elevator after a vote in Washington on Thursday, April 7. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call/Getty Images
Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is interviewed by "Late Night" host Seth Meyers on Thursday, April 7. Lloyd Bishop/NBC/Getty Images
Hillary Clinton speaks at a campaign rally in Pittsburgh on Wednesday, April 6. Jeff Swensen/Getty Images