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Sun May 6, 2012, 03:13 PM

Mitt Romney will challenge Maine GOP results

Source: Portland Press Herald

Organizers at the Augusta Civic Center on Sunday have released the unofficial voting results for the 15 at-large delegates that will go to the national GOP convention in Tampa, Fla, and all 15 are Ron Paul supporters. Paul also picked up three additional delegates from the 1st Congressional District.

Those victories are likely to be challenged by the Mitt Romney campaign, which has dispatched its top lawyer, Benjamin Ginsberg, to Maine. Ginsberg was President George W. Bush's lawyer during the 2000 election recount.

Maine Republican Party Chairman Charlie Webster said this morning that the Mitt Romney campaign will contest the results and attempt to have them thrown out. The Romney campaign will argue that the vote didnít take place in an open forum, Webster said.

After Paul supporters were elected into power Saturday the convention was tossed into chaos.

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Read more: http://www.pressherald.com/news/Delegate-fight-Snowe-LePage-today-at-convention.html



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jpak May 2012 OP
Jackpine Radical May 2012 #1
Crow73 May 2012 #2
Old and In the Way May 2012 #8
karynnj May 2012 #11
Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin May 2012 #3
edcantor May 2012 #4
Gormy Cuss May 2012 #5
grantcart May 2012 #6
groundloop May 2012 #7
Posteritatis May 2012 #9
Iliyah May 2012 #10

Response to jpak (Original post)

Sun May 6, 2012, 03:21 PM

1. How fun.

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Response to Crow73 (Reply #2)

Sun May 6, 2012, 04:24 PM

8. That's an important excerpt and ought to be part of Obama's GE campaign.

Guys like Singer have a big investment opportunity riding in this election with Rmoney. There will be no further regulation/oversight on the crony/vulture/unethical capitalism that these bastards practice - Mitt's a pioneer in this breed of capitalism. They've made their outrageous profits under Republican oversight and targeted deregulation. They now have to pony up to get Mitt elected. Mitt sure won't compete, based on small dollar contributions only...this is the campaign, by and 5% Club. Campaign. Their bill is due and payable. Lots of money for Mitt's campaign. The rest of the 95% Republican ought to understand that - before voting for an administration enacts a financial agenda dedicated to continuing the drain of wealth from the bottom 95%.

They need to educate the voters as to who is financing both parties, in simple and concise ways.....and pound the message until the typical Republican voter makes the connection and 'gets it'.

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Response to Crow73 (Reply #2)

Sun May 6, 2012, 08:10 PM

11. Then again, he was the lawyer for both Bush/Cheney and the SBVT

That he is for gay ,marriage does not remove that stink.

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Response to jpak (Original post)

Sun May 6, 2012, 03:25 PM

3. Just when Rmoney thought he had it in the bag.

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Response to jpak (Original post)

Sun May 6, 2012, 03:34 PM

4. Republican Party = Circus Maximus!

 

No other way to describe this small group of conservative people in the state of Maine.

Total population of the state, about 100 times the number of people who actually showed up to vote in a caucus on a snowy day in March when most reasonable conservative people wouldn't drive 5 miles in Northern Maine just to cast a vote for some dumb ass or another.

Most people in Northern Maine are smart enough to get in out of the rain, or smart enough not to drive a few miles on snowy roads on a weekend when they don't have to.

Now, all of this foolish circus goes to some court? All this because the Republican Convention happens in one of the hottest states of America in one of the hottest months and Romney wants less people able to show up and vote against him? Give me a break! This isn't democracy, this is a circus.

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Response to jpak (Original post)

Sun May 6, 2012, 03:35 PM

5. Oh yeah, that'll win him some support.

Not.

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Response to jpak (Original post)

Sun May 6, 2012, 03:38 PM

6. Nothing causes more problems at a convention than delegate challenges.


Romney will win the battle and lose the war, i.e. Paul supporters will be even more angry at him and will revolt to the Libertarian Party.

Nice job Mittsy.

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Response to grantcart (Reply #6)

Sun May 6, 2012, 03:49 PM

7. Good points. You'd think Mittnes would be smarter than that

If rMoney had any brains you'd think he'd invite Paul over to his sandbox, give him some candy and convince him to play nice. Then they could look like one big happy family at the convention.

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Response to groundloop (Reply #7)

Sun May 6, 2012, 04:27 PM

9. I think "compromise" is a four-letter word to either of those two. (nt)

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Response to jpak (Original post)

Sun May 6, 2012, 04:39 PM

10. Y'think since Mittens have been runing for prez for about 5 years

his advisors would have known such?

And this guy wants to be president of the US? Gawd forgive, he and his people are clueless.

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