Trump's bungled response -- an awkward, extended attempt to evade the question, followed by an answer that, yes, "there has to be some form of punishment" -- prompted a backlash that managed to unite abortion rights activists and opponents.
Next Tuesday's Wisconsin presidential primary is emerging as a crucial lifeline for Republicans desperate to stop Donald Trump's march to their party's nomination. One of his worst weeks of the 2016 campaign is colliding with a state already skeptical of his brash brand of politics.
Donald Trump is fighting to convince a skeptical Republican Party he can improve his standing among women, even as he takes back an explosive comment about abortion and attacks the credibility of a female reporter police say was illegally grabbed by the GOP front-runner's campaign manager.
The Republican front-runner tried to lay some groundwork for his campaign in interviews Monday with three of the state's leading conservative talkers, including WTMJ radio's Charlie Sykes -- to whom Trump confessed on-air not knowing that Sykes is a leading voice against his candidacy.