Up Close: Battle for Democratic presidential nomination

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Bill Ritter talks with Conn. Gov. Dan Malloy, a Hillary Clinton supporter, and NYC Councilman Jumaane Williams, who backs Bernie Sanders. (WABC)

The political slugfest for votes in the presidential race remains in the Northeast for another weekend.

Voters in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, Rhode Island and Connecticut go to the polls on Tuesday.

Bernie Sanders is promising to push on, even though Hillary Clinton has taken a delegate lead of more than 700 if delegates elected and pledged are included.

This week, we talk with Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy, who supports Clinton, and New York City Councilman Jumaane Williams, one of only two council members who supports Sanders.

The high octane campaigning of the New York primary is now gone but a big mess has been left behind.

It involves how people voted, or in this case, didn't vote in the New York primary.

How did so many tens of thousands of people get turned away, told they weren't registered, when in fact they were?

Several investigations are now underway. So what went wrong?

Joining us is New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer, who is leading one of those investigations.
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Bill Ritter talks with New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer about the voting issues on primary day.

A New York institution is about to shut down. The Four Seasons Grill Room in Midtown, home to movers and shakers, titans of business, celebrities, and brilliant writers.

In the current issue of Town and Country magazine, there is a look back at this hallowed eatery, a story titled "You'll Never Eat Lunch in this Place Again," written by former ABC News producer and book author Holly Peterson.

I asked her why people should care about the Four Seasons Grill.

Finally, the Wildlife Conservation Society holds its 8th annual Run for the Wild this Saturday, April 30th. WABC-TV is one of the sponsors.

Executive Vice President John Calvelli joins us.
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Bill Ritter talks with former ABC News producer and book author Holly Peterson about the closing of the Four Seasons Grill Room.

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