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Paul Ryan Will Open the GOP Convention While Battling a Primary Challenge

On Monday morning, House Speaker Paul Ryan will gavel in the 2016 Republican National Convention, which is expected to crown Donald Trump the GOP presidential nominee. 836 more words


Report: ’95 percent’ chance Pence will be Trump’s VP

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Indiana Gov. Mike Pence will almost certainly be chosen as Donald Trump’s running mate, according to a new report from the Washington Times. 398 more words


Deadline for Hastert to report to prison looms

CHICAGO (AP) — A Wednesday deadline for former House Speaker Dennis Hastert to report to a federal prison in Minnesota is fast approaching although he could report before then. 147 more words


Jury finds Mike Hubbard guilty on 12 counts in ethics trial

OPELIKA, Ala. (WIAT/AP) — A verdict has been reached by the jury; they have found Mike Hubbard guilty on 12 of 23 counts in the ethics trial. 642 more words


Prosecutors rest case against House speaker

OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the ethics trial of Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard (all times local):

11:30 a.m.

Prosecutors have rested their ethics case against House Speaker Mike Hubbard after calling an accountant to add up what Hubbard and his companies made from party work and consulting contracts. 390 more words


House Speaker Paul Ryan Says Trump's Comments About Hispanic Judge Are Indefensible

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WASHINGTON (AP) – House Speaker Paul Ryan says Donald Trump’s comments on an American-born judge of Mexican heritage are “the textbook definition of racist comments.” 118 more words