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GOP Convention takeaways: Republicans facing tough reelection, including Cory Gardner, almost completely excluded

By Jonathan Lemire, The Associated Press WASHINGTON — Republicans proceeded with the third night of their national convention, but many Americans – particularly those in the path of Hurricane Laura – were focused on more immediate concerns. Here are some key takeaways: Pence takes on attack role The attack role often assigned to vice presidential […]

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Littwin: Day 2 of the Republican National Convention — Trump and more Trumps

Something very strange happened late in the evening of the second day of the Republican National Convention. We were given a glimpse of America as it actually looks today, not the pre-COVID-19 America, not the pre-police-killing-of-George-Floyd America. But this America. The August 2020 America. And, strangely, the person who delivered that message was Melania Trump, […]

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Colorado’s small, in-person RNC delegation says the event was “spectacular.” But other Republicans feel left behind.

The Colorado delegates chosen to attend the Republican National Convention in person say catching coronavirus while in North Carolina wasn’t a concern, and some who had to stay home say they wish the national party had held a full, normal event. Colorado sent six representatives to join the 336 delegates who gathered at the start […]

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How Colorado Republicans transformed from “Never Trump” to Donald Trump loyalists in four years

Colorado’s delegates to the 2016 Republican National Convention led a last-minute insurrection designed to prevent Donald Trump from securing the party’s nomination. They called themselves “Never Trumpers” and staged a walkout on the convention floor in Cleveland. Now, four years later, many of those anti-Trump delegates are among his fiercest supporters.  “We didn’t know how […]