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The week in politics

Updated 5:14 PM ET, Sun May 1, 2016
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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and his entourage enter the back of a hotel in Burlingame, California, to avoid hundreds of demonstrators who were in front of the hotel on Friday, April 29. "That was not the easiest entrance I've ever made," Trump said once he began speaking at the California Republican Convention. He added, "It felt like I was crossing the border." Ruben Barrales/CNN iReport
President Barack Obama waves to the audience after speaking at the White House Correspondents' Association annual dinner on Saturday, April 30, at the Washington Hilton hotel. This is President Obama's eighth and final White House Correspondents' Association dinner. Olivier Douliery/Pool/Getty Images
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is accompanied by his dog Ben as he speaks to State Department workers on "Take Your Kids to Work Day" on Thursday, April 28. Samuel Corum/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, walk to the stage at an election night rally in Philadelphia on Tuesday, April 26. She won the primary in Pennsylvania and several other states to move closer to the nomination. Matt Rourke/AP
An egg is thrown at a cardboard cutout of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump during a protest outside the Hyatt Regency Hotel on April 29. Trump was scheduled to speak at the California Republican Convention in Burlingame. JOSH EDELSON/AFP/Getty Images
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, a Republican presidential candidate, waves with Carly Fiorina after naming her his running mate on Wednesday, April 27. Michael Conroy/AP
An election machine operator switches the party on an electronic voting machine in Philadelphia on Tuesday, April 26. Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg/Getty Images
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, who is seeking the Democratic Party's presidential nomination, speaks during a rally in Providence, Rhode Island, on Sunday, April 24. Steven Senne/AP
Ohio Gov. John Kasich, a Republican presidential candidate, holds an infant during a visit to a Philadelphia diner on Monday, April 25. DAVID MAIALETTI/Newscom
President Barack Obama answers questions during a White House briefing for college journalists on Thursday, April 28. SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images
Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert leaves a federal courthouse in Chicago on Wednesday, April 27. He was sentenced to 15 months in prison in a hush-money case that revealed he was accused of sexually abusing boys as a teacher in Illinois. He was also ordered to pay $250,000 to a victims' fund. Charles Rex Arbogast/AP
People protest the Public Facilities Privacy and Security Act at the State Legislative Building in Raleigh, North Carolina, on Monday, April 25. The law, also known as House Bill 2 or HB2, put in place a statewide policy that bans individuals from using public bathrooms that do not correspond to their biological sex. It also stopped cities from passing anti-discrimination ordinances to protect gay and transgender people. Robert Willett/The News & Observer/AP
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden steps off a military transport plane upon arriving in Baghdad, Iraq, on Thursday, April 28. Biden was making an unannounced trip to meet with political leaders. Josh Lederman/AP
Legendary basketball coach Bobby Knight shakes hands with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump during Trump's campaign stop in Evansville, Indiana, on Thursday, April 28. Darron Cummings/AP
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz speaks at a presidential campaign rally in South Bend, Indiana, on Thursday, April 28. Joe Raedle/Getty Images
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid leans in to speak to U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski during a news conference in Washington on Wednesday, April 27. U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, left, also attended the news conference, which called on congressional Republicans to approve money aimed at combating the Zika virus. Carolyn Kaster/AP
House Speaker Paul Ryan poses with media members' children after a news conference on "Take Your Kids to Work Day" on Thursday, April 28. Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call/AP
A man wears a mask of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders while waiting in line for a campaign event in Huntington, West Virginia, on Tuesday, April 26. Ty Wright/Bloomberg/Getty Images
Ohio Gov. John Kasich greets a voter during a presidential campaign event in Rockville, Maryland, on Monday, April 25. Alex Wong/Getty Images
Actress Allison Janney, who played the role of White House press secretary C.J. Cregg on the television drama "The West Wing," jokes with White House spokesman Josh Earnest as she makes a surprise appearance on Friday, April 29. She stopped by the White House to take part in a Champions of Change ceremony where 10 individuals were awarded for their efforts to prevent substance abuse. NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images
Hillary Clinton supporters cheer during a primary night gathering in Philadelphia on Tuesday, April 26. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images