Ron Paul has given up on becoming president. Yet supporters still clinging to the slim-to-none hope of nominating the libertarian-leaning lawmaker could complicate Mitt Romney’s plan for a peaceful national GOP convention.
Conservatives at the core of the Republican Party are coalescing behind likely GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney faster than expected after a punishing primary season in which they loudly sought someone else — almost anybody else — to carry the fight to President Barack Obama.
The divvying up of the state Republican Party’s delegates to the national convention has melted down into a dispute between party leaders lining up behind presumed nominee Mitt Romney and supporters of libertarian Ron Paul.
Mitt Romney has won more than 100 delegates while clinching the Republican nomination for president.
Mitt Romney is poised to clinch the Republican presidential nomination after Tuesday’s Texas GOP primary.
Oklahoma’s State Republican Party convention turned raucous with supporters of Texas congressman Ron Paul as the GOP presidential nominee being struck by at least one apparent Mitt Romney supporter during the convention in Norman.
Just how unpopular is President Barack Obama in some parts of the country? Enough that a man in prison in Texas is getting 4 out of 10 votes in West Virginia’s Democratic presidential primary.
Don’t tell Ron Paul the Republican primary is over.
With Ron Paul forces at the reins, the Maine Republican Convention elected a majority slate supporting the Texas congressman to the GOP national convention, party officials said as the two-day convention neared its end Sunday.
Rick Santorum wants to ensure the GOP’s policy platform represents conservatives’ interests. Newt Gingrich wants help retiring his campaign debt and repairing his reputation.