Latest Republican National Convention News

Conservative push to alter Constitution focuses on primaries

Aug. 12, 2022 11:46 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The fliers piled up in mailboxes in central South Dakota like snow during a high-plains blizzard: “Transgender Sex Education in Schools?” one asked. “Vote Against Sex Ed Radical Mary Duvall for State Senate.” The mailers were part of a $58,000 campaign against...

Republicans pick Milwaukee to host 2024 national convention

Aug. 05, 2022 17:00 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republicans on Friday unanimously chose Milwaukee in swing state Wisconsin for the 2024 national convention, a win for the city on the shores of Lake Michigan after its hosting of the Democratic convention in 2020 was upended by the COVID-19 pandemic. The...

Nashville council axes GOP convention bid; Milwaukee in line

Aug. 03, 2022 13:57 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville's metro council has dealt a likely final blow to proponents of bringing the 2024 Republican National Convention to the city, leaving Milwaukee as the almost-certain winner to host the GOP's biggest party. The council of the reliably Democratic city...

Editorial Roundup: Wisconsin

Jul. 27, 2022 18:31 PM EDT

Kenosha News. July 24, 2022. Editorial: Wisconsin should codify same-sex marriage, not wait for a Supreme Court decision It should be no surprise to anyone who lives in the U.S. for more than a few years that what are considered “rights” can be changed. Our...

Nazi protesters show up outside young conservatives meeting

Jul. 24, 2022 12:39 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Holocaust center in Florida and others condemned the presence of protesters holding Nazi flags and posters with antisemitic imagery outside a convention of young conservative activists that drew as speakers President Donald Trump, Florida Gov, Ron DeSantis and several...

Montana Republican Party opposes nearly all abortions

Jul. 19, 2022 19:13 PM EDT

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Montana Republican Party platform opposes nearly all abortions, after a vote of those attending the party's platform convention over the weekend. Party members on Saturday approved a platform that opposes all elective abortions. They rejected a proposal...

Idaho GOP rejects abortion exception to save mother's life

Jul. 18, 2022 16:52 PM EDT

TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Republican Party has rejected adding language to their platform to allow an abortion to save the life of the mother. KMVT-TV reported that a majority of the roughly 700 delegates from around the state rejected the change to the party's existing...

Milwaukee gets recommendation to host 2024 GOP convention

Jul. 15, 2022 17:48 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Milwaukee moved another step closer to hosting the 2024 Republican National Convention on Friday when a site selection committee unanimously recommended the event be held there rather than Nashville, Tennessee. The Republican National Committee would still need...

Idaho Republicans poised to reject 2020 election results

Jul. 14, 2022 14:14 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Republican Party will consider 31 resolutions at its three-day convention starting Thursday, including one already adopted by Texas Republicans that President Joe Biden isn’t the legitimate leader of the country. The Idaho resolution in the deeply...

Nashville bid for GOP convention trips up in metro council

Jul. 06, 2022 13:33 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A bid to bring the 2024 Republican National Convention to Nashville has hit a roadblock in the Democratic-leaning city's metro council, where opposition has led proponents to withdraw a proposed agreement about how to host the event. The move Tuesday evening...