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FLEISCHMAN: California Republicans Huddle In Sacramento

This weekend, the California Republican Party’s biennial organizational convention will be held at Sacramento’s Hyatt Hotel, where some of the thousand-plus delegates will be treated to a room overlooking the State Capitol.

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The Fuse: Thousands Hit Philly Streets To Protest at Democratic Convention

It’s a blistering hot Sunday and the Democratic National Convention doesn’t even start until tomorrow, but a lively crowd of about 10,000 has already hit the streets here to protest for a variety of leftist causes and against Republican nominee Donald Trump and presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Rodham Clinton.

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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.

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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

Delegates from Texas oppose a roll call vote on the floor during on the first day of the Republican National Convention on July 18, 2016 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Cleveland, including hundreds of protesters and members of the media. …

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.

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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.

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Bernie Sanders Refuses to Concede: ‘The Struggle Continues’

SANTA MONICA — On a night when Hillary Clinton celebrated clinching the Democratic Party presidential nomination, Sen. Bernie Sanders refused to concede, vowing to fight on to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia in July.

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Marco Rubio Willing to Speak for Donald Trump at Convention

Sen. Marco Rubio is not only going to go to the Republican convention that will nominate Donald Trump as the presidential nominee, he would be willing to speak for his former rival and release his delegates to him. “My sense

Donald Trump, left, and Ted Cruz shakes hands at the start of the CNN Republican presidential debate at the Venetian Hotel & Casino on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Shutout: Cruz Takes Remaining 14 Wyoming Delegates from Trump

Ted Cruz won the 14 remaining Wyoming delegates at the state party convention in Casper on Saturday. Candidate Cruz spoke directly to Republicans at this weekend’s Wyoming state Republican convention where the 14 delegates were selected. Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin

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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.

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Clinton Silence Extends to CA Dem Convention, Warren Speech Ignites

ANAHEIM, California—Mention of 2016 Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has been noticeably absent from California’s 2015 Democrat convention as the party faithful flocked to the Saturday speech from Senator Elizabeth Warren, considered by many a Clinton alternative.

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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.