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Delegates, not death threats: How Donald Trump steamrollered the GOP establishment

Donald Trump’s much-maligned campaign operation secured a critical victory on Thursday, when the billionaire officially secured his party’s nomination for president .

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Who will be Donald Trump's running mate? Here are five options

With Donald Trump as the Republican party’s presumptive nominee , it’s time for him to start contemplating a running mate. Here are five options for the veep stakes for the outsider who has often said he would look for a number two with political experience:

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Maine's Tea Party governor says Cruz's 'political hooligans' are trying to hijack delegates

Paul LePage says ‘political hooligans’ of Cruz camp have reneged at last minute on unity deal in brazen bid to sweep all delegate slots at state convention

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Ben Carson: Trump will overhaul 'corrupt' nomination process if he's GOP candidate

Appearing as a surrogate for Trump at an RNC meeting, Carson condemned the current system of nominating a Republican nominee as ‘corrupt’

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Who are the Democratic superdelegates and where did they come from?

At the Democratic national convention in July, 719 people will cast votes for Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders to be the presidential nomination who were not selected at any primary or caucus.

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Trump’s delay in building a delegate operation may cost him the nomination

For months, all Donald Trump was doing was winning. But it turns out those wins didn’t mean all that much.

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Ted Cruz picks up 12 more delegates as Colorado Republican convention draws near

Texas senator has a majority of delegates in seven states, leaving him one state short of the threshold to have his name placed into nomination under Rule 40

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Donald Trump on possible war between Japan and nuclear-armed North Korea: 'If they do, they do'

Speaking at a rally in Rothschild, Wisconsin ahead of the state’s primary on Tuesday, the Republican presidential frontrunner said that if conflict between Japan and nuclear-armed North Korea were to break out, “it would be a terrible thing but if they do, they do”.

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The rise of Donald Trump and the battle for the soul of the Republican Party

After Mitt Romney failed to beat a vulnerable Barack Obama in 2012, a chastened Republican Party arrived pretty quickly at the answer to their electability problem.

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Trump berates Scott Walker: Wisconsin has a lot of problems because he didn’t want to raise taxes

Donald Trump attacked Wisconsin governor Scott Walker for failing to raise taxes in order to properly fund schools and roads on Tuesday, in a startling new break from rightwing orthodoxy from the Republican frontrunner.

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How a contested convention could allow Republicans to snatch Trump's crown

If no candidate gets to the magical threshold of 1,237 party delegates, the Republican national convention would become very messy indeed – and insiders can’t even agree on how it would play out

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Nebraska Tea Party senator Ben Sasse will vote third party if Trump wins GOP nomination

Republican senator Ben Sasse of Nebraska has announced that he would not support Donald Trump if the current frontrunner became the GOP nominee.

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Ben Carson: GOP voters won't hand nomination to Trump because they're not 'quite that dense'

Asked if Donald Trump would win the Republican nomination for president, Ben Carson said voters were not “quite that dense”, and would not make “a very very bad mistake”.

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Donald Trump threatens third-party run over 'unfair' treatment by Republican party

Billionaire says national committee is ‘in default’ of pledge amid complaints that he spotted ‘special interest people’ in debate crowd on Saturday

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Iowa Democratic party unilaterally shifted one caucus delegate to Clinton during chaotic night

In the Iowa Democratic party’s chaotic attempt to report caucus results on Monday night, the results in at least one precinct were unilaterally changed by the party as it attempted to deal with the culmination of a rushed and imperfect process overseeing the first-in-the-nation nominating contest.

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