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Blue State Blues (Breitbart)

Blue State Blues: The Trump Convention Was the People’s Convention

What united everyone in the room was the fact that everyone put America first. Donald Trump took that dusty old slogan, wiped away the grime of Second World War isolationism, and presented it to the nation as something new — what his friend Tom Barrack called the “diamond” at the heart of the American self-image.

An Englishman In Cleveland: What The Republican Convention Means To A Brit Who Has No Idea What’s Going On

Police from this deprived “rust belt” state wander the streets in teams of eight, armed to the teeth, smiling at the passers-by who routinely thank them for their service. In the shadow of the Baton Rouge cop killings, the policing in Ohio is almost paramilitary, and the cops themselves are treated with the reverence of soldiers who have served in a foreign conflict

Convention Votes Down Last Ditch NeverTrump Proposal

Cleveland, Ohio – The GOP convention’s long-expected battle to block Donald Trump died with a roar on Monday morning when the convention chairman ruled that the NeverTrump faction did not have enough states to meet the required threshold for debating a motion.

10 Top Republicans Sitting Out the RNC Convention

Trump-resistant and election battling Republicans including two former Presidents, two former Republican nominees, and several former 2016 presidential hopefuls are offering up excuses for why they will not attend the Republican National Convention in Cleveland next week, notably among them a break with a history of former Presidents attending their party’s convention.

CA GOP Convenction (OC Republicans / Twitter)

Tea Party Backs Milder CA GOP Immigration Language

California’s Republican Party voted Sunday to change its stance on immigration with the adoption of an amendment authored by California GOP Central Valley Regional Vice Chairman Marcelino Valdez. The Tea Party caucus ultimately backed the amendment.

Log Cabin vote (Michelle Moons / Breitbart News)

Gay Activist Group Formally Recognized by California GOP

By a vote of 861 to 293, the Log Cabin Republicans, a group representing lesbian, bisexual, gay, and trangender (LGBT) Republicans, were approved as a charter organization of the California Republican Party Sunday at the close of the weekend convention in Sacramento.