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Cruz, Kasich pitch GOP leaders as contested convention looms

The gathering of nearly 200 state party leaders and chairmen offers candidates one of the biggest pots of potential backers they'll see during the campaign.
Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas speaks at a campaign stop, Friday, March 25, 2016, in Oshkosh, Wis. (Photo by Darren Hauck/AP)
Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas speaks at a campaign stop, Friday, March 25, 2016, in Oshkosh, Wis.

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Ohio Gov. John Kasich made dueling pitches to Republican National Committee members at the RNC's Spring Meeting on Wednesday, each seeking to lock down the support of a few more delegates in preparation for a possible contested convention.