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  1. early and often
    McDaniel Hangs Onto RNC Gavel Despite DeSantis DefectionHarmeet Dhillon threw a scare into the chair of the RNC, but even late support from DeSantis didn’t convince party voters away from backing McDaniel.
  2. 2024
    Presidential Debates As We Know Them May Be OverRepublicans are cutting ties with the nonpartisan group that’s been running the events since 1987.
  3. vision 2020
    5 Reasons Biden’s Odds of Victory Look Better Than EverThere’s still plenty of time on the clock, but the past 48 hours of news and polling makes Biden’s lead look sturdier than before the RNC.
  4. intelligencer chats
    Will the Virtual Conventions Have a Lasting Effect on the Presidential Race?It will be difficult for the last two weeks to rise above this year’s background chaos.
  5. rnc
    Republican National Convention, Day Four: Live UpdatesFollow along for the key moments from the final night of the 2020 conventions.
  6. republican national convention
    Republican Convention Schedule: Who’s Speaking and How to WatchTom Cotton, Mitch McConnell, and Rudy Giuliani are set to speak on Thursday night ahead of President Trump’s acceptance speech.
  7. rnc
    Republican National Convention, Day Three: Key Moments“We will make America great again. Again.”
  8. rnc
    Republican National Convention, Day Two: Live UpdatesFollow along with Intelligencer for the second night of the Republican convention that’s partly virtual but all about Trump.
  9. republican national convention
    RNC Speaker Cut From Tuesday’s Lineup After Retweeting Anti-Semitic ConspiracyThe convention dropped Mary Ann Mendoza from her Tuesday slot after she urged her followers to read a thread about a Jewish plan to enslave the world.
  10. republican national convention
    Republican Convention, Day One: Live UpdatesFollow along with Intelligencer as Republicans kick off a convention that’s partly virtual, but all about Trump.
  11. republican national convention
    Kimberly Guilfoyle Screams at America for 6 Terrifying Minutes“They want to control what you see and think and believe so that they can control how you live,” the former Fox New host yelled into an empty room.
  12. vision 2020
    Two People Linked to Kanye West’s Campaign Have Ties to GOPA 2020 RNC Trump delegate from Vermont and a longtime Republican operative have both been connected to the rapper’s presidential bid.
  13. republican national convention
    Trump Says He Will Accept the GOP Nomination in North Carolina After AllThe president has given the RNC quite the runaround this summer, all to end up returning to the original host state for his acceptance speech.
  14. Steve Wynn Resigns As CEO of Wynn Resorts Amid Sexual-Misconduct AllegationsIt’s unclear whether this is enough to make the RNC give back donations from its former finance chairman.
  15. Trump Bragged to RNC About Passing ‘Hard’ Cognitive Test“There aren’t a lot of people that can do that,” he said at the GOP’s winter meeting.
  16. Steve Wynn Resigns As RNC Finance Chair After Sexual-Misconduct AllegationsThe casino mogul has been accused of long-standing sexual misconduct toward his employees.
  17. RNC Makes Kayleigh McEnany Its National SpokespersonMcEnany once mocked Barack Obama for having a brother who lives “in a hut in Kenya,” and expressed support for the birther movement.
  18. select all
    Your Old Social-Media Posts Are Being Used by Political GroupsThey’re reading what you said on Reddit.
  19. Wary of More Legal Trouble, White House Outsources Comey Response to RNCThe response to Comey’s testimony will include GIFs, video clips, and contradictory talking points – plus whatever Trump tweets.
  20. early and often
    Meet Ronna Romney McDaniel, the Next Head of the Republican National CommitteeThe Trump loyalist (and relative of Mitt) has been credited with helping Trump carry Michigan.
  21. White House May Have Worked to Contain Clinton Email ScandalEmails obtained by the RNC are purported to show the White House coordinating with the emerging Clinton campaign as the email story broke.
  22. early and often
    Reince Priebus Caps Off Controversial Weekend by Feuding With John KasichThe Ohio governor did not appreciate the GOP chairman’s stand against Republicans who won’t back Trump.
  23. The RNC Hasn’t Tweeted About Donald Trump This MonthThe RNC hasn’t tweeted about the GOP nominee since July 28. But losing the committee’s social-media support may be the least of Trump’s worries.
  24. Trump Asks RNC to Open Field Offices for Him in All 50 StatesTrump has only one field office in must-win Florida. But he wants the RNC to fund a get-out-the-vote operation in Hawaii.
  25. the ratings game
    Trump RNC Speech Ratings Not That ‘Big’Not much higher than what Mitt Romney drew. 
  26. The Flag-Burning Protest in Cleveland: My Minute-by-Minute DiaryThere’s finally some insanity in the streets outside the Quicken Loans Arena.
  27. People at the RNC Are Breaking Party Lines to Eat at Food TrucksBecause who doesn’t love food?
  28. Reports: Melania Added Plagiarism on RevisionNBC News and the New York Times report that Melania Trump was provided with a plagiarism-free speech. Then she decided to try and make it her own.
  29. Black Lives Matter Supporters on Police“They’re scared. We’re scared.”
  30. Black Lives Matter Protesters Clash With Trump Supporters in Downtown ClevelandIt stayed peaceful.
  31. Your Guide to Cleveland’s Security NightmareThe GOP convention looms over Cleveland like Godzilla over Tokyo. Here’s a quick tour of the security challenges facing the city, and how its authorities hope to meet them.
  32. gop
    RNC Chair Reince Priebus Probably Won’t Seek Reelection, for Some ReasonCould it be that the current nominee called him “a disgrace” who “should be ashamed of himself”?
  33. RNC to Paint Clinton’s VP Choice As an Insult to Bernie Backers“Project Pander” will attack Clinton’s VP choice for being too conservative — and/or too liberal — for Sanders supporters.
  34. today in donald trump
    Could Desperate Republicans Buy Trump Out of the Presidential Race?From #NeverTrump to $NeverTrump.
  35. #NeverTrump Lives: Dozens of GOP Delegates Are Planning a CoupWhen it comes to #NeverTrump, never say never.
  36. Jeb Bush Won’t Help Donald Trump Take Over the Family BusinessIn a low-energy Facebook post, Bush says that he will not vote for the Republican nominee this fall.
  37. Trump Supporters Send Death Threats to DelegatesYou can take the paranoid rage out of the Donald’s messaging, but you can’t take the enraged paranoiacs out of his coalition.
  38. early and often
    RNC Shuts Down Effort to Change Convention RulesRobert Yue’s proposal may have limited the GOP’s ability to nominate a “white knight” candidate.
  39. Trump May Get Shut Out in ColoradoTed Cruz picked up another three delegates in the Rocky Mountain State Thursday night, with a bit of help from Team Trump’s incompetence.
  40. Trump Campaign Calls Ted Cruz the Establishment’s ‘Trojan Horse’Team Trump suggests the Establishment’s second-most-hated man has become their plaything.
  41. Roger Stone to Trump Delegates: Be Loyal or Else“We will disclose the hotels and the room numbers of those delegates who are directly involved in the steal.”
  42. The GOP’s Candidate Loyalty Pledge Is Dead — Now Things Might Get Really MessyTrump, Cruz, and Kasich are all backing off their promises to support the eventual nominee. All of the third-party threats are back on the table.
  43. the gop
    The National Republican Congressional Committee Has Seen the Internet #OnFleek.
  44. GOP to Nominate 2016 Candiate One Month EarlierMore money, less primary craziness.
  45. RNC Names 2016 Convention Finalists What happens in Vegas.
  46. cable news news
    MSNBC Fires Writer of ‘Offensive’ TweetAnd apologizes to the RNC.
  47. lawsuits
    Illegally Arrested RNC Protesters Finally Getting PaidNearly a decade later.
  48. dubious claims
    The Republican National Committee Seems Pretty Sure That Racism Has EndedOthers are less certain.
  49. campaign 2012
    Michelle Obama Is Not Watching the GOP ConventionBut there might have been some Todd Akin talk in the White House.
  50. politics
    Live From Tampa, Roger Stone’s Steakhouse Politics: Charred and BloodyThe GOP consultant likes presidential campaigns just like his New York strip.
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