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Trump Casually Informs Pence He Going To Make One Or Two Appearances During Speech

CLEVELAND—Pulling his running mate aside backstage at the Republican National Convention just minutes before the Indiana governor was scheduled to formally accept the party’s vice presidential nomination, GOP candidate Donald Trump casually informed Mike Pence that he would probably make one or two quick appearances during the Midwestern conservative’s headlining speech tonight.

‘Heed My Tragic Story Well, Friends, For You Could Just As Easily Be Me,’ Says Chris Christie In Haunting RNC Speech

CLEVELAND—A thrall sweeping over the assembled GOP officials and party members Tuesday as he recounted his chilling tale of hubris, New Jersey governor Chris Christie reportedly entreated those at the Republican National Convention to consider the sad story of his own dizzying rise and ignominious fall, offering a bitter warning to all in attendance that his terrible fate could befall any one of them.
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The Jeffords Defection

Last week, U.S. Sen. James Jeffords of Vermont left the GOP to become an independent, handing control of the Senate to the Democrats. What do you think?
  • "Wow, this could shift the balance of power in the Senate. It has? I was right."

    Bud Manwaring Truck Driver
  • "It's rare when a senator does what he thinks is right. It's even rarer when the rest of the Senate notices."

    Angela Aldrete Piano Teacher
  • "Now that the Democrats are in control, know what that means? Ping-pong table in the rotunda! Ping-pong table in the rotunda!"

    Hal Uribe Cashier
  • "We can't have people changing parties all willy-nilly. This nation was founded on principles of non-willy-nillyness."

    Paul Dravecky Systems Analyst
  • "Why would anybody want to leave the Republican Party? It just doesn't make sense."

    Donna Thompson Homemaker
  • "A senator defected? Oh, no–now the Russians will learn all the secrets to how we make our government run so smoothly and efficiently."

    Larry Mitchell Banker

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