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Billionaire Paypal Co-Founder Peter Thiel on List of Trump Backers
Peter Thiel is known for backing some of Silicon Valley 's biggest success stories, from Facebook to PayPal, and now he's throwing his support behind Donald Trump 's presidential campaign. Thiel, co-founder of PayPal and board member at Facebook, is one of the pledged California delegates
What We Know (And Don't Know) About a Contested Republican Convention
Sen. Ted Cruz 's win in Wisconsin Tuesday night over Republican front-runner Donald Trump increases the possibility of a contested convention -- a little-used process where no candidate has demonstrated support from a majority of delegates going into the convention. Because of the percentage of
A Contested Republican National Convention: How It Would Work
Talk of a potential contested convention began swirling among top GOP officials before primary season even began. And now, with crucial March 15 contests in the rear-view mirror and multiple GOP candidates still remaining in the race, a contested convention is looking increasingly likely. The
Saturday’s Primaries and Caucuses: The Storylines to Watch
Today marks the next round of states casting ballots in the 2016 race for the White House. Democrats are facing off in Kansas, Louisiana, Nebraska and Maine (ending Sunday). Republicans vote in Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana and Maine. These states may be small, but they mark an important day in a
Rand Paul Suspends 2016 Presidential Campaign
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul announced on Wednesday that he is suspending his 2016 campaign for president. "It's been an incredible honor to run a principled campaign for the White House," Paul said in a statement. "Today, I will end where I began, ready and willing to fight for the cause of Liberty."
Iowa Caucuses: What's at Stake Tonight
The first voting of the 2016 presidential election cycle happens tonight. A useful tidbit to keep in mind: although candidates have been traipsing across the Hawkeye State for months, Iowa is not mathematically crucial for winning the nomination. To win their party's respective nomination,
How Top Republicans Are Preparing for a Contested Convention
For decades, it’s been a far-fetched scenario in the daydreams of political wonks. But now, as top Republican officials huddle in South Carolina for their annual winter meeting, some GOP insiders are getting serious about what might happen if no presidential candidate wins a majority of delegates.
Rand Paul Banks on College Students to Win Iowa
Presidential hopeful Rand Paul spent part of last week back in college, touring universities throughout Iowa as part of his campaign’s strategy to win the state by banking on attracting young voters. At a stop at the University of Northern Iowa, while the senator was live-streaming his day, Paul
Would Rand Paul Pardon Edward Snowden?
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul believes Edward Snowden deserves some punishment for leaking classified documents about government surveillance , though he says it should be less than what some of his fellow Republicans have called for against the former National Security Agency worker. During the