Ever since Donald Trump announced he was going to enter the race to become the Republican nominee, most political pundits didn't give him much of a chance at victory. With the Republican National Convention just four months away, the billionaire real estate mogul has turned the party on its head.

Possible game changer

From the time he officially threw his name into the race, Trump has made headlines by making controversial statements that would doom any other candidate.

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From referring to illegal immigrants as "rapists" and "murders," to calling for a ban on all Muslim immigration, Trump has created a negative atmosphere that has been reflected during recent campaign rallies. Over the last week, altercations between white supporters and African-American protesters have been on display, highlighting an uncomfortable racial divide on the campaign trail. During an interview with CBS' "Face the Nation" on March 6, Texas Sen.

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Ted Cruz announced that various media outlets were set to release damaging information about Trump's past.

"I can’t tell you how many media outlets I hear, you know, have this great exposé on Donald, on different aspects of his business dealings or his past," Cruz told "Face the Nation" host John Dickerson.

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Going a step further, Cruz said that the media would "hold it to June or July," in reference to the bombshell information. The allegations made by Cruz echo recent statements made by former 2012 GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney who told Fox News that "We have good reason to believe that there’s a bombshell in Donald Trump’s taxes." In addition to Cruz's accusation, the New York Times reportedly has an off the record video tape of Trump where he comments on his real thoughts on immigration reform. 

Current state of the race

Following Saturday night's primary contests, the former host of "The Apprentice" is currently in the lead with 384 delegates.

Cruz is not far behind, with 300 delegates after a big win in Kansas and an upset victory in Maine. Florida Sen. Marco Rubio has 151 delegates, with the hope that a win in the Sunshine State on March 15 will keep his campaign alive. Ohio Gov. John Kasich is in a similar spot, with the primary election in his home state being a make it or break moment for his chance at the White House.

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