Three presidential candidates call themselves New Yorkers. Bernie Sanders is from Brooklyn; Donald Trump is from Queens; Hillary Clinton owns a home north of the city in Westchester County and represented New York in the U.S. Senate. Despite these bonafides, the three contenders have been falling all over themselves to prove how much they love New York in preparation of the state’s April 19 presidential primary. Sanders ate a hot dog in Coney Island, Trump visited the 9/11 museum and donated $100,000 to it and Clinton rode the subway — though she had to swipe her MetroCard five times to get it to work. (AP)
Out-of-state contenders John Kasich and Ted Cruz also hit the pavement with respective visits to a Queens pizzeria and a Brooklyn matzo factory.
Here’s a look at the candidates on the campaign trail in New York.
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