Five states will cast votes Tuesday in what’s known as the “Amtrak primary.”
Voters go to the polls in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Connecticut, Rhode Island and Delaware.
The contests are expected to help the two 2016 presidential front-runners, Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton, rack up even wider leads in their parties’ crucial delegates counts. The Pennsylvania primary in particular is being closely watched.
Todd Zwillich, Washington correspondent for the public radio program The Takeaway, is a Pennsylvania native.
We speak with Zwillich about Tuesday's primaries and what the outcome will likely mean for the 2016 race.