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Conservatives already keeping Romney's feet to the fire

If conservatives had any doubt that a win by Mitt Romney this November would only be the beginning of their struggles, it was confirmed last Friday when the Republican National Convention Committee on Rules unveiled eleventh-hour changes that many believe would have undercut conservatives in the party.

Introduced by Romney campaign lawyer Ben Ginsberg, the rule changes were designed to limit the mischief that insurgent candidates like Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas -- who still has not endorsed Romney -- can inflict on the party's nomination process.

Currently, most delegates to the Republican National Convention are selected by party activists at local and state nominating conventions. Many of these delegates are then obligated to vote for their respective presidential nominee at the national convention, but many are not. There was some worry this summer that Paul supporters at many state con

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Added: Aug-29-2012 Occurred On: Aug-29-2012
By: marc1921
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Politics
Tags: Romney, conservatives, fight,
Location: Tampa, Florida, United States (load item map)
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