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Stamford Advocate
Stamford expands scope of proposed abused pet lawsscope of proposed animal welfare laws for nuisance pets. City Rep. Eileen Heap
Stamford expands scope of proposed abused pet laws
Stamford Advocate / Posted 20 hours ago
scope of proposed animal welfare laws for nuisance pets. City Rep. Eileen Heaphy, D-8, chairwoman of the Legislative and Rules Committee of the Board of Representatives, said her committee decided to hold another public hearing on the laws... Read more
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Salon.com
Dear God, let this primary season end: What to expect from Tuesday’s (already thoroughly bizarre) Indiana conteststhey will keep him from that 1,237 magic number before Cleveland. But Cruz has
Dear God, let this primary season end: What to expect from Tuesday’s (already thoroughly bizarre) Indiana contests
Salon.com / Posted 21 hours ago
they will keep him from that 1,237 magic number before Cleveland. But Cruz has been trying to stack the convention’s rules committee with his own delegates, and there is no reason to think he’ll back down from a floor fight for the good of... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
New Hampshire Republicans try to limit Trump's convention influencemembership of the convention committees still has a major impact on the result
New Hampshire Republicans try to limit Trump's convention influence
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
membership of the convention committees still has a major impact on the result of the nomination. In particular, the rules committee, composed of one man and one woman, has free rein to rewrite the rules and change requirements for delegates... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Mayor's tactics on pension bill shed light into his approach to August voter referendum13 legislators, the House speaker’s chief of staff and his lobbying team. Feb.
Mayor's tactics on pension bill shed light into his approach to August voter referendum
The Florida Times-Union / Posted yesterday
13 legislators, the House speaker’s chief of staff and his lobbying team. Feb. 24: House approves the bill 86-23. Senate Rules Committee approves the bill 12-0. Mayor Curry is in attendance for both votes. March 9: Senate approves the bill... Read more
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New York Magazine
‘What’s Delegate Allocation vs. Delegate Selection?’: A GOP Nomination-Process Guru Answers Alllaw) on the first ballot? In other words, a real coup?The idea will undoubtedly
‘What’s Delegate Allocation vs. Delegate Selection?’: A GOP Nomination-Process Guru Answers All
New York Magazine / Posted yesterday
law) on the first ballot? In other words, a real coup?The idea will undoubtedly be raised in the lead-up to the Convention Rules Committee meeting, but it does not figure to have widespread support at this time. That may or may not change as the... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Trump supporter to head Tenn. delegation to Republican conventionConnie Hunter, Trump supporter, also to the Platform Committee; and Betty Canno
Trump supporter to head Tenn. delegation to Republican convention
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Connie Hunter, Trump supporter, also to the Platform Committee; and Betty Cannon and John Ryder, Trump supporters, Rules Committee. Trump supporters earlier accused Haynes of engineering the appointment of people with anti-Trump views as... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Schwalbach takes part in GOP conventiononce as an alternate, and once as an at-large delegate. However, this will be
Schwalbach takes part in GOP convention
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
once as an alternate, and once as an at-large delegate. However, this will be the first time she will serve on the Rules Committee. "When the Rules Committee comes in, all bets are off. We can do anything," said Schwalbach, who noted the... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Penalties to be lightened under compromise on MN drug sentencing...guidelines would save more than 600 prison beds. He said the changes will be i
Penalties to be lightened under compromise on MN drug sentencing...
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
guidelines would save more than 600 prison beds. He said the changes will be in a bill that now sits before the Senate’s rules committee; Cornish said he wasn’t sure how he would introduce the changes, but there were several legislative options... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Ohio GOP braces for an open conventionto stick by Kasich through it all. Former Ohio House Speaker Jo Ann Davidson w
Ohio GOP braces for an open convention
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 2 days ago
to stick by Kasich through it all. Former Ohio House Speaker Jo Ann Davidson will represent the state party on the RNC rules committee along with Kasich’s long-time friend and ally Don Thibaut, who is a lobbyist. It’s considered a crucial... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Ohio GOP braces for an open conventionto stick by Kasich through it all. Former Ohio House Speaker Jo Ann Davidson w
Ohio GOP braces for an open convention
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 2 days ago
to stick by Kasich through it all. Former Ohio House Speaker Jo Ann Davidson will represent the state party on the RNC rules committee along with Kasich’s long-time friend and ally Don Thibaut, who is a lobbyist. It’s considered a crucial... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Chenault: Panel plans to hear tax credit billChenault says a hearing is planned on a rewrite of Gov. Bill Walker's oil and g
Chenault: Panel plans to hear tax credit bill
Brandon Sun / Posted 2 days ago
Chenault says a hearing is planned on a rewrite of Gov. Bill Walker's oil and gas tax credit bill. Chenault says the House Rules Committee plans to take testimony from the oil and gas industry and the public. He says the hope is to advance a... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Ohio GOP dlegation looks ahead to conventioncommittee assignments were made. Jo Ann Davidson, the grand lady of Ohio Repub
Ohio GOP dlegation looks ahead to convention
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 2 days ago
committee assignments were made. Jo Ann Davidson, the grand lady of Ohio Republican politics, is on the rules committee. She does not think there will be a last-minute effort to change rules to sidetrack Donald Trump. Some... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
GOP finalizes Kasich-centric convention planschief of staff to Gov. John Kasich when he served in the U.S. House, were appoi
GOP finalizes Kasich-centric convention plans
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
chief of staff to Gov. John Kasich when he served in the U.S. House, were appointed to the all-important convention rules committee. The committee could craft rules to help, or thwart, Kasich’s bid for the presidential nomination if the... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
RNC Chairman Priebus breaks down what to expect during the convention, drama within partyam also looking forward to Cleveland helping us out and winning Ohio." Fox 8's
RNC Chairman Priebus breaks down what to expect during the convention, drama within party
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 2 days ago
am also looking forward to Cleveland helping us out and winning Ohio." Fox 8's Gabe Spiegel asked Chairman Priebus how the rules committee will work the week before the RNC begins. Priebus said, "The week before the convention there will be a lot... Read more
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Island Packet
John Wayne Day? Not in California, lawmakers saywhich was offered by Assemblyman Matthew Harper, R-Huntington Beach, and had be
John Wayne Day? Not in California, lawmakers say
Island Packet / Posted 3 days ago
which was offered by Assemblyman Matthew Harper, R-Huntington Beach, and had been approved unanimously by the Assembly Rules Committee three days earlier. While Harper and other Republicans extolled Wayne, who died in 1979 and whose name... Read more
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Reuters
Commentary: 1,237 or no 1,237, there will be no 'brokered' conventionrather than the one delegates believe would be “the best party standard-bearer.
Commentary: 1,237 or no 1,237, there will be no 'brokered' convention
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
rather than the one delegates believe would be “the best party standard-bearer.” Last month, a member of the Republican rules committee wrote a letter to national committee members arguing, “Every delegate to the 2016 Republican National... Read more
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The Washington Times
By granting T.J. Oshie’s winning goal, Capitals earn something niceeveryone else.” The talk on the Capitals’ bench was similar — nervous confiden
By granting T.J. Oshie’s winning goal, Capitals earn something nice
The Washington Times / Posted 3 days ago
everyone else.” The talk on the Capitals’ bench was similar — nervous confidence. “We are all talking like a bunch of rules committee people,” Matt Niskanen said. “They can’t call the goal off. They don’t have enough evidence to overturn it,... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Walker wants deficit fixed by 2019Dividends in the course of funding government operations. A new version of HB
Walker wants deficit fixed by 2019
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 3 days ago
Dividends in the course of funding government operations. A new version of HB 247 was released on Tuesday by the House Rules Committee. “I like that there’s some movement,” Walker said of the proposal, but “I’m concerned about the balance on... Read more
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The Register
US govt quietly tweaks rules to let cops, Feds hack computers anywhere, anytimeof new America's Open Technology Institute. "Congress shouldn't let the Justic
US govt quietly tweaks rules to let cops, Feds hack computers anywhere, anytime
The Register / Posted 3 days ago
of new America's Open Technology Institute. "Congress shouldn't let the Justice Department and an obscure judicial rules committee write substantive law, especially on a novel and complex issue with serious privacy, security, and civil... Read more
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Fortune
Bernie Sanders Looks to Promote His Ideas at Democratic ConventionNational Committee, has already appointed the leaders of the three committees S
Bernie Sanders Looks to Promote His Ideas at Democratic Convention
Fortune / Posted 3 days ago
National Committee, has already appointed the leaders of the three committees Sanders hopes to influence. Co-chairing the Rules Committee is former Rep. Barney Frank, a vocal Clinton ally who has repeatedly criticized Sanders for having few... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
State Senator Mae Beavers To Head GOP Delegation To The National Conventioncommittee. Connie Hunter and Victor Ashe head the Platform Committee, while Be
State Senator Mae Beavers To Head GOP Delegation To The National Convention
The Chattanoogan / Posted 3 days ago
committee. Connie Hunter and Victor Ashe head the Platform Committee, while Betty Cannon and John Ryder head the rules committee. Tennessee Republican Party Chairman Ryan Haynes said, "I am so pleased to serve alongside all of our... Read more
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Everett Herald
Republicans to blame for budget delay, State Rep. Ryu saysbecame law after passing the State Senate and getting Gov. Jay Inslee's signatu
Republicans to blame for budget delay, State Rep. Ryu says
Everett Herald / Posted 3 days ago
became law after passing the State Senate and getting Gov. Jay Inslee's signature, one failed to come out of the Senate rules committee and one was replaced in the Senate by a companion bill that passed and got the governor's signature. Ryu's... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
NCAA could pull tournament games over HB2Senate Republican leaders are floating the idea of putting the controversial HB
NCAA could pull tournament games over HB2
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
Senate Republican leaders are floating the idea of putting the controversial HB2 law on the November ballot. The Senate Rules Committee Chairman, Republican Tom Apodaca mentioned the idea in an interview with Asheville TV station WLOS. HB2 is a... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California Assembly rejects resolution honoring John Waynewhich was offered by Assemblyman Matthew Harper, R-Huntington Beach and had bee
California Assembly rejects resolution honoring John Wayne
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 days ago
which was offered by Assemblyman Matthew Harper, R-Huntington Beach and had been approved unanimously by the Assembly Rules Committee three days earlier. While Harper and other Republicans extolled Wayne, who died in 1979 and whose name... Read more
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Al.com
Lottery fight could return in 2017the vote should be for a stand-alone lottery or casinos too. Sen. Jabo Waggoner
Lottery fight could return in 2017
Al.com / Posted 3 days ago
the vote should be for a stand-alone lottery or casinos too. Sen. Jabo Waggoner, R-Vestavia Hills, chairman of the Senate Rules Committee, said adding casinos would be a deal breaker. Rep. John Rogers, D-Birmingham, said it's all or nothing.... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Walker wants deficit fixed by 2019Dividends in the course of funding government operations. A new version of HB
Walker wants deficit fixed by 2019
Juneau Empire / Posted 3 days ago
Dividends in the course of funding government operations. A new version of HB 247 was released on Tuesday by the House Rules Committee. “I like that there’s some movement,” Walker said of the proposal, but “I’m concerned about the balance on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Peace Crafted By Outsiders Won't Last in S.Sudanis best placed to assist in this process genuinely," pointed out Mr Mathuki, wh
Peace Crafted By Outsiders Won't Last in S.Sudan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
is best placed to assist in this process genuinely," pointed out Mr Mathuki, who is also the Chair of Eala's Legal and Rules Committee. Moses Onunga, a hotel manager in Arusha, blames the current stalemate to Riek Machar who has been assured... Read more
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Alaska Public
Walker, industry leader have separate concerns on oil, gas billabout changes in the types of oil and gas companies that would benefit from sta
Walker, industry leader have separate concerns on oil, gas bill
Alaska Public / Posted 4 days ago
about changes in the types of oil and gas companies that would benefit from state tax credits, under a bill the House Rules Committee unveiled Tuesday. Governor Walker has requested a complete overhaul of the state’s oil and gas tax credit... Read more
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Alaska Public
Wednesday, Apr. 27, 2016about changes in the types of oil and gas companies that would benefit from sta
Wednesday, Apr. 27, 2016
Alaska Public / Posted 4 days ago
about changes in the types of oil and gas companies that would benefit from state tax credits, under a bill the House Rules Committee unveiled Tuesday. Republicans converge on Fairbanks, with eyes for Cleveland Liz Ruskin, APRN –... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Legislature considers Kulis, Midtown Wells Fargo building as LIO alternativesan Eagle River Republican who co-chairs the Senate Finance Committee, and Ancho
Legislature considers Kulis, Midtown Wells Fargo building as LIO alternatives
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 4 days ago
an Eagle River Republican who co-chairs the Senate Finance Committee, and Anchorage GOP Rep. Craig Johnson, House Rules Committee chair. “(It) would be quite good,” Stevens said of the Wells Fargo property. “Great parking. Really... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
SC bathroom bill fails to get needed votes, likely deadhe said. “Let the people decide that.” Sen. Ronnie Cromer, a Newberry County R
SC bathroom bill fails to get needed votes, likely dead
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 4 days ago
he said. “Let the people decide that.” Sen. Ronnie Cromer, a Newberry County Republican and chairman of the Senate Rules Committee, said he sees both sides of the matter. “I don’t want to hurt any prospective business clients from coming... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Bathroom Bill Fails to Get Needed Votes, Likely Deadhe said. “Let the people decide that.” Sen. Ronnie Cromer, a Newberry County R
Bathroom Bill Fails to Get Needed Votes, Likely Dead
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 4 days ago
he said. “Let the people decide that.” Sen. Ronnie Cromer, a Newberry County Republican and chairman of the Senate Rules Committee, said he sees both sides of the matter. “I don’t want to hurt any prospective business clients from coming... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Why a state senator wants to add 2 members to the LA County Metro transportation boardequitably reflect the county as a whole,” Mendoza said. Under his bill, the Se
Why a state senator wants to add 2 members to the LA County Metro transportation board
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 4 days ago
equitably reflect the county as a whole,” Mendoza said. Under his bill, the Senate president pro-tem as part of the Senate Rules Committee and the Assembly Speaker will appoint two new city members. The new members must be elected officials and... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Backers of bill to expand Metro board seek support from southeast citiesequitably reflect the county as a whole,” Mendoza said. Under his bill, the Se
Backers of bill to expand Metro board seek support from southeast cities
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 5 days ago
equitably reflect the county as a whole,” Mendoza said. Under his bill, the Senate president pro-tem as part of the Senate Rules Committee and the Assembly Speaker will appoint two new city members. The new members must be elected officials and... Read more
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Daily Press
General Assembly fires ethics council directorannounced the change Tuesday, during a regularly scheduled council meeting. The
General Assembly fires ethics council director
Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
announced the change Tuesday, during a regularly scheduled council meeting. The heads of the House and Senate joint rules committee decided not to re-up his appointment, he said, and he'll move to a deputy directorship at the Virginia... Read more
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Alaska Public
Latest oil and gas tax credit aimed at gaining majorityLawmakers are continuing work in Juneau. The House Rules Committee on Tuesday u
Latest oil and gas tax credit aimed at gaining majority
Alaska Public / Posted 5 days ago
Lawmakers are continuing work in Juneau. The House Rules Committee on Tuesday unveiled the latest attempt to rewrite tax credits for the oil and gas industry. The bill would save the state more money over the next three years than a previous version.... Read more
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Alaska Public
Tuesday, Apr. 26, 2016tax credit aimed at gaining majority Andrew Kitchenman, KTOO – Juneau Lawmake
Tuesday, Apr. 26, 2016
Alaska Public / Posted 5 days ago
tax credit aimed at gaining majority Andrew Kitchenman, KTOO – Juneau Lawmakers are continuing work in Juneau. The House Rules Committee on Tuesday unveiled the latest attempt to rewrite tax credits for the oil and gas industry. The bill would... Read more
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SCOTUSblog
Pragmatic common-law development of federal “inherent authority”?graduate “getting out of the Bar exam” with information quickly “receding from
Pragmatic common-law development of federal “inherent authority”?
SCOTUSblog / Posted 5 days ago
graduate “getting out of the Bar exam” with information quickly “receding from your brain.” As Katyal noted, the federal Rules Committee can address any specific questions raised by discretionary jury recalls. Perhaps for this reason, the oral... Read more
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Island Packet
Draft bill would phase out most oil and gas creditsoil and gas tax credits in Alaska would be phased out by 2020 under a draft rew
Draft bill would phase out most oil and gas credits
Island Packet / Posted 5 days ago
oil and gas tax credits in Alaska would be phased out by 2020 under a draft rewrite of legislation pending in the House Rules Committee. The draft had yet to be formally introduced or heard by the committee, which took possession of the bill... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Backers of bill adding two members to Metro board look for support from southeast L.A. county citiesequitably reflect the county as a whole,” Mendoza said. Under his bill, the Se
Backers of bill adding two members to Metro board look for support from southeast L.A. county cities
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 5 days ago
equitably reflect the county as a whole,” Mendoza said. Under his bill, the Senate president pro-tem as part of the Senate Rules Committee and the Assembly Speaker will appoint two new city members. The new members must be elected officials and... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
House releases new oil and gas tax credit reform proposaloil and gas tax credit system, an issue that has divided the Legislature for we
House releases new oil and gas tax credit reform proposal
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 5 days ago
oil and gas tax credit system, an issue that has divided the Legislature for weeks, were released Tuesday by the House Rules Committee. The latest proposal is estimated to have a positive impact on the state's bottom line of $230 million to... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
The Arizona House speaker's unwavering fascination with pawnshopshesitation. “I can’t imagine this would get through Rules (Committee)," she sa
The Arizona House speaker's unwavering fascination with pawnshops
The Arizona Republic / Posted 5 days ago
hesitation. “I can’t imagine this would get through Rules (Committee)," she said with a laugh. But the bill did pass the Rules Committee and is awaiting a final vote in the Senate. House Speaker David Gowan. (Photo: Rob Schumacher/The... Read more
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Juneau Empire
House panel advances bill affecting employee increaseswhen oil averages $90 for a full year. The bill advanced on a 6-5 vote. Suppo
House panel advances bill affecting employee increases
Juneau Empire / Posted 5 days ago
when oil averages $90 for a full year. The bill advanced on a 6-5 vote. Supporters of the bill, sponsored by the House Rules Committee, say it makes sense as the state struggles with an estimated $4 billion deficit. Critics worry it could... Read more
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The Atlantic
Why a Judge Ruled North Carolina's Voter-ID Law Constitutionalthe ruling allowed them to expand their ambition. “Now we can go with the full
Why a Judge Ruled North Carolina's Voter-ID Law Constitutional
The Atlantic / Posted 5 days ago
the ruling allowed them to expand their ambition. “Now we can go with the full bill,” Senator Tom Apodaca, chairman of the rules committee, said at the time. With the Voting Rights Act in the background, the fight over HB 589 became a referendum... Read more
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The Hill
Cruz, Kasich weigh veep gambleHaugland, a Republican National Committee member and delegate from North Dakota
Cruz, Kasich weigh veep gamble
The Hill / Posted 6 days ago
Haugland, a Republican National Committee member and delegate from North Dakota who was just elected to the convention rules committee, said in a phone interview. Ronald Reagan was the last GOP presidential candidate to pick a running mate... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
Pay attention to your ballotCounty Clerk and her fine election team. It is located here: http://bit.ly/1VO2
Pay attention to your ballot
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 6 days ago
County Clerk and her fine election team. It is located here: http://bit.ly/1VO2MaP. Gary Dungan is a member of the rules committee for the West Virginia State Republican Executive Committee. He lives in Harpers Ferry. For more information,... Read more
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Information Today
The Next Librarian of Congress: History Has Its Eyes on Herintellectually and personally qualified to offer that great institution. We urg
The Next Librarian of Congress: History Has Its Eyes on Her
Information Today / Posted 6 days ago
intellectually and personally qualified to offer that great institution. We urge her earliest possible approval by the Rules Committee and rapid confirmation by the Senate.” Hayden is truly a brilliant and inspiring choice for the next... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Republicans sailing into uncharted political watersmight vote for a rule against Mr. Trump’s interest even while being bound to vo
Republicans sailing into uncharted political waters
The Globe and Mail / Posted 6 days ago
might vote for a rule against Mr. Trump’s interest even while being bound to vote for him on the first ballot. The rules committee is composed of delegates. One rule that will attract early attention is 40(b) – created four years ago to... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Convention Rules May Stop Trump If Cruz Continues Picking Up Delegatesthe Republican moderates staring at 2016 with existential dread: Even if the GO
Convention Rules May Stop Trump If Cruz Continues Picking Up Delegates
The Huffington Post / Posted 6 days ago
the Republican moderates staring at 2016 with existential dread: Even if the GOP doesn’t mount a coup at the convention’s rules committee in July, someone who is not named Donald Trump or Ted Cruz could still secure the presidential... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
No one knows how a brokered GOP convention would work, but Cruz & Kasich are working together to force oneOne concerned about promoting an ideology, another, about electability. The fi
No one knows how a brokered GOP convention would work, but Cruz & Kasich are working together to force one
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 6 days ago
One concerned about promoting an ideology, another, about electability. The first fight might come in the convention’s Rules Committee, which will have 112 delegates: two from each state, territory and the District of Columbia. Currently, the... Read more
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