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July 15, 2012
Will Ron Paul get to speak at GOP convention?
After getting "smoked" at the Nebraska state convention, Ron Paul has failed to win the required number of delegates that would have forced the GOP national convention to allow him to speak. Politico: It looks like Ron Paul isn't going to be officially nominated for the presidency in Tampa. His backers failed to win a plurality of delegate slots at the Nebraska GOP convention Saturday, leaving the Texas congressman short of the support necessary to have his name placed into contention at the national convention. According to national party rules, a candidate needs a plurality of the delegates in at least five states to have his name presented for the nomination - by falling short in Nebraska, the last state to hold its convention, Paul came up one state short. But does that mean he should be denied a spot on the dais? The Hill: Rep. Ron Paul said that the Republican Party is scared to let him speak at the national convention in Florida next month. The Texas Republican...(Read Full Post)