Ruptures in GOP are on view with Trump ascendancy

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump waves a rally at The Palladium in Carmel, Ind., Monday, May 2, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

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Republicans declared they would not back Donald Trump even as he became the only candidate remaining in the GOP race.

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A Globe analysis of more than 70 former and current elected officials yielded seven people who could join his ticket.

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Charlie Baker said again Wednesday that he will not vote for Donald Trump in November.

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A Globe analysis of more than 70 former and current elected officials yielded seven people who could join his ticket.

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