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How John Kasich Tried to Eat His Way into the White House

Perhaps the candidate’s failure to gain more than a measly 66 delegates can be attributed to his novel campaign tactic: eating his way into the hearts of Americans.

AP News Guide: 5 East Coast states shape White House race

WASHINGTON (AP) — For Donald Trump, the five-state East Coast round of primary voting Tuesday was about gobbling up enough delegates to tamp down the high risk of a catfight over the presidential nomination at the Republicans' summer...Show More Summary

Priebus takes a stand on the delegate rule: read conventionfacts.gop

Reince Priebus showed off his true leadership skills Tuesday morning at a time of great division in the party, telling House Republicans that the nominee must secure 1,237 delegates. Them's the rules... unless the rules are changed at the convention, he said. Show More Summary

GOP leader, House Republicans meet on convention rules

WASHINGTON -- The rules governing this summer's Republican presidential nominating convention will be made by that gathering's delegates, not a small group of GOP leaders, the chairman of the Republican National Committee told House GOP lawmakers on Tuesday. Continue reading ? The post GOP leader, House Republicans meet on convention rules appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Jane Sanders outlines the case for superdelegates swinging the nomination to her husband

NEW YORK — Jane Sanders, the wife and political confidant of Democratic White House hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders (Vt.), sought to advance the campaign’s case Thursday that neither Hillary Clinton nor her husband may have enough delegates to claim the nomination ahead of the party’s convention in July. Jane Sanders made the argument during a […]

The Longest Republican US House Delegation Streaks

Just three states have elected at least one Republican to the House of Representatives in every cycle since the founding of the party in 1854; eight other states have streaks dating back to the 19th Century.

How GOP convention chaos could help Clinton win the White House

THE MORNING PLUM: As the behind-the-scenes battle for delegates between Donald Trump and Ted Cruz intensifies and devolves into nastiness, Democrats are laying the groundwork to capitalize on the scenes of chaos that seem likely to erupt at a contested GOP convention and in its aftermath, in hopes of giving Hillary Clinton a boost even […]

After Loss in Colorado, Donald Trump Supporters Give State Chairman an Earful

Steve House, chairman of Colorado's Republican Party, has been hearing from angry voters contending the state's system of caucuses left the selection of its presidential nominating delegates to party activists.

Russian Legislators to Visit Syria, Hope to Meet Top Officials during Visit

A member of the Russian lower house and a delegation member said that Russian parliamentarians currently in Syria on a working visit and a humanitarian mission expect to hold meetings with the country's government officials.

MD: House Overrides Hogan's Veto of Transportation Bill

April 08--ANNAPOLIS -- Amid complaints of partisan gridlock, the Maryland House of Delegates on Thursday voted to override Republican Gov. Larry Hogan's veto of a transportation scoring bill. Hogan vetoed the measure on April 1, the day af

Donald Trump in Wisconsin: 'I automatically win' if John Kasich quits

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is pushing rival John Kasich to get out of the White House race, arguing that the Ohio governor shouldn't be allowed to collect future delegates because the nomination is already beyond his grasp. Trying hard to right himself after a difficult week,...

Trump Says He Would Win If Kasich Quit

“Donald Trump is pushing rival John Kasich to get out of the White House race, arguing that the Ohio governor shouldn’t be allowed to collect future delegates because the nomination is already beyond his grasp,” the AP reports. “Trying hard [...]

Sanders says if he wins New York, he'll win White House

The Democratic presidential candidate says voter turnout in April 19's primary could affect the trajectory of his campaign. The Empire State has 247 delegates up for grabs, the second largest haul in the primary season.

Rubio Asks to Keep His Delegates in Plot to ‘Stop Trump’

Days before he dropped out of the presidential race, Marco Rubio dismissed the idea of teaming up with Ted Cruz to stop Donald Trump, saying, "This is stuff from like House of Cards. It's not real life." Nearly three weeks later, Rubio hasn't even endorsed Cruz, but he may be... More »

Cruz Won’t Work with Kasich to Deny Trump

“In a storyline that could be ripped from a House of Cards script, John Kasich’s campaign is looking to coordinate behind the scenes with Ted Cruz’s in a mutual effort to deny Donald Trump enough delegates to win the Republican [......

Debate over Maryland criminal-justice bill heads to House of Delegates

Several senators hope for changes that would further reduce prison population and costs

Rep. Tom Cole Touts Paul Ryan as Possible GOP Nominee in a Contested Convention

House Speaker Paul Ryan, the 2012 vice presidential nominee, has repeatedly said he doesn't want to be chosen at the Republican convention in Cleveland this July if delegates can't coalesce around any of the current candidates. But some senior House Republicans aren't ruling it out as a possibility.

President Obama's Historic Visit

I was among those invited by the White House to be part of President Obama's historic visit to Havana over the past couple of days. While the President's entourage was largely a congressional delegation, representatives of various business...Show More Summary

Friday's Morning Email: Paul Ryan Acknowledges A Contested Convention Is Likely

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

TOP STORIES PAUL RYAN PREPARES FOR A CONTESTED CONVENTION The Speaker of the House seems skeptical that Donald Trump could gather the 1,237 delegates necessary to lock-up the convention. While Ryan has denied he would throw his hat in the ring for the presidential job in such a scenario, he also denied he would take the Speaker spot. Show More Summary

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