The Great Debate

GOP nomination process 101: Candidates’ remedial edition

April 14, 2016
This combination photograph shows U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump as he speaks at a campaign event in an airplane hanger in Rome, New York April 12, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A combination photograph of Donald Trump as he speaks at a campaign event in an airplane hanger in Rome, New York, April 12, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A contested convention is no panacea for those against Trump

March 22, 2016
Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to reporters as he leads the news media on a tour of the construction site of the Trump International Hotel at the Old Post Office Building in Washington, March 21, 2016.   REUTERS/Jim Bourg

Donald Trump leads reporters on a tour of the construction site of the Trump International Hotel Building in Washington, March 21, 2016. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

Bring GOP convention back to Kansas City — and Reagan

May 7, 2014

ford -- crunched

The Republican Party is now going though its quadrennial debate to select a city for its presidential nominating convention. The finalists are likely to be named next week. The site selection committee has reportedly narrowed the choices to Cleveland, Cincinnati, Dallas, Las Vegas and Kansas City.