Trump, Clinton Favored in Tuesday’s Primaries

donald-trump{VOA NEWS / WASHINGTON— The next major test in the U.S. presidential campaign comes Tuesday when five eastern states hold primaries — Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island. The two presidential front-runners — Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton — appear well-positioned to pick up more delegates then, solidifying their status as the top contenders.

Trump and Clinton are coming off wins in their home state primary, New York, which could prove significant down the line. Trump has increased the chances that he will accumulate the necessary 1,237 delegates needed to claim the Republican nomination outright before the national nominating convention in Cleveland in July.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.