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Bernie Sanders Fans: Contested Convention, or Third Party

Several hundred enthusiastic supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) gathered in a cavernous hangar at the local municipal airport for an Election Night rally, refusing to admit that the long primary campaign had finally been lost.

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Sanders: There Will be a Contested Convention

Bernie Sanders on Saturday reiterated his vow to keep campaigning all the way to Democratic National Convention, regardless of how the rest of the primaries turn out.

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Bernie Sanders Rallies Across Southern California

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is campaigning hard in Southern California this week, determined to fight to the finish and deny Hillary Clinton her crowning moment in the June 7 California primary, forcing a “contested convention” in Philadelphia in July.

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks during his election night watch party at the Crowne Plaza Downtown Union Station on May 3, 2016 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Cruz lost the Indiana Primary to his rival Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.

Ted Cruz Drops Out

Sen. Ted Cruz conceded his bid for the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday night after the Indiana primary election he called “pivotal” delivered frontrunner Donald Trump a win. Initial results in Indiana showed Cruz with 35.3 percent, Trump 53.6 percent, and

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Bernie Sanders Predicts Contested Convention in July

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) predicted Sunday that Hillary Clinton would not receive enough pledged delegates to cinch the Democratic Party’s nomination, and that the Democratic Party’s July convention in Philadelphia would be contested.

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GOP Vice Chair: California Primary Will Pick GOP Nominee

Harmeet Dhillon, who serves as Vice Chair of the California Republican Party and is a candidate for the Republican National Committee, urged the GOP to rally behind whoever the presidential nominee is, adding that the June 7 California primary could decide who that person will be.

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) April 3, 2016 in Wausau, Wisconsin.

Ted Cruz Working To Skim Trump Delegates In Arizona

Donald Trump is the winner of Arizona’s Republican presidential primary contest, but the Ted Cruz team is campaigning hard in that state — and others — to convince delegates to support him if the Republican National Convention moves beyond a first ballot.

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GOP Sets Up Narrative: Party’s Future Now Depends on John Kasich

With Ohio Gov. John Kasich having won his state’s GOP presidential primary, the national Republican Party is setting up the narrative that its future now depends on Kasich. In a press release, Kasich campaign chief strategist John Weaver said with