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Federal Court Grassroots Activists: RNC Delegates Are Bound to Follow Election Results

Delegates Remain Committed to Donald J. Trump; Anti-Trump Effort Dealt Crippling Blow (New York) July 11, 2016 – Senior United States District Judge Robert E. Payne today ruled in favor of Trump campaign delegates who had argued – in line with overwhelming public opinion – that RNC delegates must follow election results and that delegates cannot

Whose Party Is It, Anyway?

Paul Jacob, An article last week in Politico described Curly Haugland as a “rule-mongering crank,” a “gadfly,” “stubborn” (twice), a “pain in the ass,” and a “pedantic curmudgeon.” And that was merely in the first paragraph! Who is this Curly fellow, you ask? He’s the ultimate authority in the Republican Party, one of the delegates

Five Ways the Republican Convention Could Still Be Contentious

JEREMY W. PETERS,  There will be no contested convention this year. But that doesn’t mean it won’t get contentious. And while there is little doubt that Donald J. Trump will emerge from the Republican National Convention in Cleveland as the party’s presidential nominee, there is still some uncertainty about what could unfold there starting July

RNC Rules Committee member: Trump may only need 1,100 delegates or so to win the nomination

Allahpundit, Via LawNews, a cryptic comment greeted with euphoria this morning by Drudge, whose fondness for Trump is, shall we say, Hannity-esque: What does Randy Evans, a member of the RNC’s Rules Committee, mean when he says that Trump’s a lock if he reaches 1,100 when everyone understands that 1,237 is required for a majority?

Backroom Danger to Trump, Cruz

Brendan Kirby, LifeZette Pat Buchanan says rivals have a shared interest in blocking Establishment convention coup. If Republican front-runners Donald Trump and Ted Cruz do not work together to nail down favorable convention rules, both risk watching the nomination snatched from them by Establishment forces, conservative commentator Pat Buchanan said Wednesday. The former presidential candidate