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Scott Walker: ‘America Deserves Better’

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker took a prime-time slot at the GOP’s Cleveland convention to hammer home a new slogan – “America deserves better.”

Black bloc members take part in a demonstration against the upcoming Rio2016 Olympic Games and to demand better education and health system, in downtown Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on July 6, 2016. / AFP / CHRISTOPHE SIMON (Photo credit should read CHRISTOPHE SIMON/AFP/Getty Images)

Black Bloc Takes to Cleveland Streets Monday Night

REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTIONS, CLEVELAND — Members of often-violent Black Bloc led police around the downtown area for nearly an hour on the first night of the GOP convention.

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WIRED: Milo Is Right-Wing ‘Troll King’

The folks over at tech magazine WIRED seem a little salty that Breitbart Tech editor Milo Yiannopoulos is doing so well with the crowds at the Republican National Convention.

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Vanity Fair On Milo: ‘The Crowd Loved It’

According to the magazine, Yiannopoulos’ appearance at the Citizens For Trump rally outside the convention hall attracted a “diverse” crowd who “loved” his message of anti-political correctness.

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Willie Robertson: Trump ‘Will Have Our Back’

Duck Dynasty’s Willie Robertson won the crowd at the GOP convention with the straightforward theme; “We need a president who will have our back … “I can promise you this: no matter who you are, Donald Trump will have your back.”

Police cars sit at a checkpoint amid preparations for the arrival of visitors and delegates for the Republican National Convention, on July 16, 2016, in Cleveland, Ohio

After Dallas, Orlando, Baton Rouge … Will the RNC be Safe?

The convergence of anti-Trump protesters, Black Lives Matters groups and leftists, has raised questions about safety at the Republican National Convention. The execution of officers in Dallas and Baton Rouge, Black Lives Matter protests after police shootings, and Islamic terrorist attacks in Orlando and France, has only heightened concerns.

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Cleveland Police Union: Open Carry at RNC Takes Away Our Resources

The president of the Cleveland Police Patrolmen’s Association said he is a “Second Amendment guy” but asks people who are protesting at the Republican National Convention to leave their guns at home: “We will be watching you if you are carrying and this takes away our resources.”

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Hugh Hewitt: GOP Should Change Convention Rules to Dump Trump

“It’s like ignoring stage-four cancer. You can’t do it, you gotta go attack it,” Hugh Hewitt says. “And right now the Republican Party is facing — the plane is headed towards the mountain after the last 72 hours.”

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush blows a kiss to his mother as he walks onstage at a CNN South Carolina Republican Presidential Town Hall with host Anderson Cooper on February 18, 2016 in Columbia, South Carolina. The primary vote in South )

Good Riddance: GOP Elites Too Busy to Attend Convention

Washington (CNN)A number of high-profile Republicans, fearful of a potential melee in Cleveland this summer, are considering skipping the Republican National Convention and campaigning back home instead.

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 16: Newt Gingrich, former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives. speaks at the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) MARCH 16, 2013 in National Harbor, Maryland. This year's theme is "America’s Future: The Next Generation of Conservatives. New Challenges, Timeless Principles." (Photo by Pete Marovich/Getty …

Newt Gingrich: Potential ‘Civil War’ Coming at GOP Convention

On the Sunday edition of “The Cats Roundtable” on AM 970 in New York, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich told host John Catsimatidis that things could get interesting at the GOP convention this summer in Cleveland, OH. According to Gingrich, a “civil war” could

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California Could Be GOP Elite’s Last Stand Against Trump

The political analysts at CalBuzz, a California-based political news website, report that the Republican Party elites are so terrified of Donald Trump winning the nomination that they are prepared to wage a scorched-earth campaign to deny him the delegates he needs to secure a majority before the party convention in Cleveland this summer.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump (L) pats U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) after a comment during the CNN Republican presidential debate on December 15, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. This is the last GOP debate of the year, with U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) gaining in the polls in Iowa …

Poll: Cruz, Trump Lead Among California Republicans

A new Field Poll released Tuesday shows that Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and businessman Donald Trump lead among Republican primary voters in California by a wide margin, with Cruz at 25% and Trump at 23%, a statistical tie.

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Chris Christie Jets from CPAC to CA: Don’t Rush to 2016

Fresh off his speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington, D.C., New Jersey Governor Chris Christie put out the call to California Republicans gathered in Sacramento this weekend to hold off on uniting behind one candidate for 2016, but telling the crowd, “If you’re ready to fight with me, everybody… I will fight with you.”