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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign stop at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, Sunday, May 1, 2016, in Fort Wayne, Ind. (AP /Darron Cummings)
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign stop at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, Sunday, May 1, 2016, in Fort Wayne, Ind. (AP /Darron Cummings)
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With his victory in Indiana, and Ted Cruz's departure from the race, it looks likely that Donald Trump will become the Republican Party's presidential nominee. Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson traces Trump's path from his announcement to his primary election and caucus victories, through his speeches and interviews with other political figures.

In Photos: Looking Back At Donald Trump's Political Rise

On June 16, 2015, business mogul Donald Trump gave a speech to announce his candidacy for the U.S. presidency at Trump Tower in New York City. (Christopher Gregory/Getty Images)
On June 16, 2015, business mogul Donald Trump gave a speech to announce his candidacy for the U.S. presidency at Trump Tower in New York City. (Christopher Gregory/Getty Images)
On August 6, 2015, Donald Trump joined the Republican presidential candidates for the first prime-time presidential debate hosted by FOX News and Facebook at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
On August 6, 2015, Donald Trump joined the Republican presidential candidates for the first prime-time presidential debate hosted by FOX News and Facebook at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
On December 10, 2015, people gathered at a demonstration against presidential candidate Donald Trump's recent remarks concerning Muslims at Columbus Circle in New York City. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
On December 10, 2015, people gathered at a demonstration against presidential candidate Donald Trump's recent remarks concerning Muslims at Columbus Circle in New York City. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
On January 30, 2016, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump spoke to guests during a rally at the airport in Dubuque, Iowa. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)
On January 30, 2016, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump spoke to guests during a rally at the airport in Dubuque, Iowa. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)
On February 9, 2016, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump greets people as he visits a polling station as voters cast their primary day ballots in Manchester, New Hampshire. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
On February 9, 2016, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump greets people as he visits a polling station as voters cast their primary day ballots in Manchester, New Hampshire. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump waves after speaking as his wife Melania Trump and daughter Ivanka Trump look on at his election night watch party at the Executive Court Banquet facility on February 9, 2016 in Manchester, New Hampshire. (Matthew Cavanaugh/Getty Images)
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump waves after speaking as his wife Melania Trump and daughter Ivanka Trump look on at his election night watch party at the Executive Court Banquet facility on February 9, 2016 in Manchester, New Hampshire. (Matthew Cavanaugh/Getty Images)
On February 20, 2016, supporters cheer as Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is declared the winner of the South Carolina primary at his election night party in Spartanburg, South Carolina. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
On February 20, 2016, supporters cheer as Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is declared the winner of the South Carolina primary at his election night party in Spartanburg, South Carolina. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
On February 20, 2016, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump celebrated winning the South Carolina primary in Spartanburg, South Carolina. (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)
On February 20, 2016, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump celebrated winning the South Carolina primary in Spartanburg, South Carolina. (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)
Former Governor and presidential candidate Mitt Romney addresses a full house of more than 600 people during a speech for Hinckley Institute of Politics at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City March 3, 2016. Republican 2012 White House nominee Mitt Romney excoriated Donald Trump as unfit to be president Thursday, in a deeply personal attack that exposed party panic at the billionaire's political success. (Ed Kosmicki/AFP/Getty Images)
Former Governor and presidential candidate Mitt Romney addresses a full house of more than 600 people during a speech for Hinckley Institute of Politics at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City March 3, 2016. Republican 2012 White House nominee Mitt Romney excoriated Donald Trump as unfit to be president Thursday, in a deeply personal attack that exposed party panic at the billionaire's political success. (Ed Kosmicki/AFP/Getty Images)
The win in Florida for Trump sent rival Marco Rubio, the US senator from the Sunshine State, crashing out of the campaign. (Rhona Wise/AFP/Getty Images)
The win in Florida for Trump sent rival Marco Rubio, the US senator from the Sunshine State, crashing out of the campaign. (Rhona Wise/AFP/Getty Images)
On May 03, 2016, Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump spoke to supporters and the media at Trump Tower in Manhattan following his victory in the Indiana primary in New York City. Trump beat rival Ted Cruz decisively in a contest that many analysts believe was the last chance for any other Republican candidate to catch Trump in the delegate count. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
On May 03, 2016, Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump spoke to supporters and the media at Trump Tower in Manhattan following his victory in the Indiana primary in New York City. Trump beat rival Ted Cruz decisively in a contest that many analysts believe was the last chance for any other Republican candidate to catch Trump in the delegate count. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

This segment aired on May 4, 2016.

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