Articles Tagged 'Republican Presidential Primary'
Arizona GOP cancels 2020 presidential primary
Arizona Republicans told state election officials Monday they’re scrapping their 2020 primary, joining GOP leaders in three other states that are forgoing a presidential nominating… READ MORE
New Hampshire Republican insider says voters open to Trump alternative
Fergus Cullen, a GOP fixture in New Hampshire politics, sent out 150 invites to his house party for Bill Weld, the first Republican to announce… READ MORE
Ron Paul: Is it all over for his campaign?
ByÂ Brad Knickerbocker, Christian Science Monitor
The Republican congressman fromÂ TexasÂ has doggedly worked his way through theÂ GOPprimary/caucus season, unwavering in his conservative-libertarian message, steadily picking up delegates to the August convention as his enthusiastic and loyal supporters turn out in droves to cheer him on.
But in his last chance to be nominated at theRepublican conventionÂ inÂ Tampa,… READ MORE
Ron Paul plans his own RNC event to calm the waters
ByÂ WILLIAM MARCHÂ |Â The Tampa Tribune
TAMPA –Libertarian presidential candidate Ron Paul is planning his activities at the Republican National Convention in Tampa with an eye to making sure his supporters are part of the mainstream GOP process and not a disruptive force, a top campaign official said Tuesday.
Partly for that reason, Paul intends to hold his own… READ MORE
Ron Paul wins Iowa! Does that matter?
ByÂ Peter Grier, Christian Science Monitor
Ron PaulÂ wonÂ Iowa! At theÂ Iowa GOPÂ convention over the weekend, supporters of theÂ Texaslibertarian walked away with 23 of the stateâ€™s 28 national convention delegates. Under state Republican rules, those delegates are unbound, meaning they can vote for Congressman Paul in August inÂ Tampa,Â Fla., if they please. Itâ€™s another example of… READ MORE
Rick Santorum: I am concerned about Ron Paul
In his more high profile appearance since leaving the race for the Republican presidential nomination, former Pennsylvania U.S. Senator Rick Santorum said Sunday that he is prepared to battle Texas Congressman Ron Paul for the loudest voice at this yearâ€™s Republican presidential convention.
â€œI like the platform that we have right now. Iâ€™m concerned that Ron Paul and… READ MORE
Obama to Romney: congratulations on winning the nomination
By Kasie Hunt and Ken Thomas,Â The Associated Press
President Barack ObamaÂ on Wednesday congratulatedÂ Mitt RomneyÂ on securing the Republican presidential nomination, a gesture coupled with a new line of attack on theÂ GOPÂ challenger that portrays his economic record while governor ofÂ MassachusettsÂ as a failure.
The president called Romney and told him “he looked forward to an… READ MORE
Romney clinches 2012 Republican nomination
ByÂ Steve Holland
(Reuters) – Mitt Romney clinched the Republican presidential nomination on Tuesday with a resounding victory in Texas and now faces a five-month… READ MORE
Ron Paulâ€™s message to the GOP
ByÂ JAMES HOHMANNÂ | Politico
Ron Paul sent a message to the GOP establishment Monday that heâ€™s not looking to cause mayhem at this summerâ€™s
Romney needs just 178 delegates to clinch nomination
ByÂ Stephen Ohlemacher,Â ASSOCIATED PRESS
WASHINGTONÂ â€” Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney won most of the delegates in Tuesday’s three-state primary sweep and added a few more Wednesday from past contests to be less than 200 delegates away from clinching the Republican presidential nomination.
He could reach that goal by the end of the month.
Romney has 966 delegates. It… READ MORE