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Rules Controversy Could Cost Romney Critical Support in General Election

For Immediate Release August 30, 2012 Contacts: Marianne Stebbins Phone: 952-239-1007 Email: stebbins.marianne@gmail.com Craig Westover Phone: 612-309-1492 Email: westover4@gmail.com Rules Controversy Could Cost Romney Critical Support in General Election “Defeating President Obama requires enthusiastic support of grassroot activists” saysMinnesota Delegation Chair Marianne … Continue reading

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Republican Party Establishment Offers Compromise to Rules Proposal Stripping State Parties’ Authority to Choose Convention Delegates

For immediate release Republican Party Establishment Offers Compromise to Rules Proposal Stripping State Parties’ Authority to Choose Convention Delegates Minnesota Delegation Chair Marianne Stebbins calls compromise proposal a “Heads we win, tails you lose” offer to grassroots activists. (Tampa) – … Continue reading

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Rules Committee Compromise is No Deal

The establishment/Romney campaign has offered a minimal compromise to the supporters of the Rules Committee Minority Report which leaves in place most of the objectionable power grabs, namely the mandate to states to bind their delegates and the ability for … Continue reading

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Minnesota Delegation Reacts to RNC Stripping State Parties’ Authority to Choose Convention Delegates

For Immediate Release August 25, 2012 Minnesota Delegation Reacts to RNC Stripping State Parties’ Authority to Choose Convention Delegates “Even non-Ron Paul Delegates see move as a ‘power grab’” says Delegation Chair Marianne Stebbins (Tampa) – In response to the Republican … Continue reading

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Done. National delegate election process gutted.

All delegates to the national convention will be hereby and forever allocated and bound. Return to your couches with your potato chips.

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Rule 15 proposed amendments seek to gut our delegate election process

Seeking specifically to go after Ron Paul delegates, top-down  proposals are being made on the Rules Committee to allow candidates to appoint their own delegates and to bind delegates nation-wide to be bound.

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