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Republican Convention Floor Erupts in Chaos as Never Trump Forces Thwarted
The floor of the Republican National Convention erupted into chaos Monday amid an attempt by the "Never Trump" forces to change the rules of the event, but the efforts were defeated, thwarting the movement to stop the real estate mogul's path to the nomination. Delegates engaged in dueling chants
Looking at Own Prospects, Some Republicans Avoid Cleveland
New Hampshire Sen. Kelly Ayotte isn't in Cleveland at the Republican National Convention, making her just one of many Republicans avoiding the coronation of Donald Trump as GOP standard-bearer
GOP Leaders Approve Convention Rules, Block Insurgents
In a boisterous start to the Republican National Convention, party leaders approved rules for the gathering and rejected a demand for a state-by-state roll call on the issue by anti-Trump delegates
RNC Roll Call Explainer: What Just Happened?
Devin Dwyer, Rick Klein, and Shushannah Walshe explain the drama that just unfolded at the RNC roll call.
The Shadow Campaign Inside the Closed-Door Rules Meetings in Cleveland
As delegates, grassroots activists and party insiders converged on Cleveland ahead of next week’s Republican National Convention , a last-ditch attempt to throw Donald Trump ’s nomination for president into jeopardy fizzled, but the attempted power play was more about a shadow campaign for the 2020
The Note: Running Mate Interrupted
NOTABLES --TRUMP POSTPONES VP ANNOUNCEMENT DUE TO ATTACK IN FRANCE: Donald Trump postponed the press conference scheduled for this morning where he was set to announce his vice presidential pick. Trump and his campaign team have made repeated announcements this week that he would be formally
What’s Happened So Far at Today’s RNC Rules Committee Meeting
The Republican Convention's powerful rules committee is meeting in Cleveland to write the rules for the GOP convention next week. The 112-member panel has sweeping authority to change how the convention is run. It’s being covered closely because of the impact the “Stop Trump” forces may have on the
Anti-Trump GOP Delegates Negotiate Behind Closed Doors on Rules Revolt
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- It’s Cleveland intrigue. A closed door meeting, GOP delegates and last-minute negotiations with their presumptive nominee’s chief GOP rivals. The RNC Rules Committee abruptly broke up for four hours Thursday, initially saying a broken printer had delayed the critical meetings.
Congress Sends Obama Compromise Drug-Abuse Bill
The Senate has approved a compromise bill aimed at curbing abuse of heroin and prescription pain killers, a nationwide epidemic that causes tens of thousands of deaths every year