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GOP's Herrera Beutler Still Uncommitted To Supporting Trump Post RNC

OPB | July 26, 2016 2 p.m. | Vancouver, Washington

Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Wash., said she didn’t watch most of Donald Trump’s speech at the Republican National Convention last week in Cleveland.

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Why Do Conventions Matter?

OPB | July 23, 2016 4:13 p.m.

The Democratic and Republican national conventions are the single biggest spectacles in American politics. But if we already know who the party nominees will be, why do we have conventions?

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OPB Politics Now: PPS Superintendent Retires, News From The RNC And More

OPB | July 22, 2016 midnight

We dig into the Republican National Convention, Portland Public Schools Superintendent Carole Smith's retirement announcement and more.

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OPB Politics Now: Trump Salad At The RNC

OPB | July 21, 2016 11:30 p.m. | Cleveland

Think Out Loud Host Dave Miller and OPB's Political Reporter Jeff Mapes look at Donald Trump's acceptance speech in Cleveland through a Northwest lens.

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Why Oregon's Kasich Delegates Went To Trump

AP | July 21, 2016 2:43 p.m. | Portland

One of Oregon's Kasich delegates said he and others agreed to instead support Trump "in order to create at least an impression of order and party unity."

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An Oregon Republican Millennial On His Experience At The RNC

OPB | July 20, 2016 noon

Portlander Xander Almeida attended the Republican National Convention in Cleveland and shared his perspective with Think Out Loud producer Julie Sabatier.

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Head Of Washington GOP Calls Cruz A 'Traitor'

AP | July 21, 2016 12:41 p.m. | Spokane, Washington

Susan Hutchinson bumped into Cruz near an elevator shortly after he was booed off the RNC stage Wednesday, then criticized the senator.

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Trump's Man In Oregon: Youthful Director Says GOP Nominee Will Compete In State

OPB | July 21, 2016 10:23 a.m. | Cleveland

Jacob Daniels, a youthful attorney from small-town Oregon, is the guy to see about Donald Trump in the state. The state campaign director says his boss won't concede the state to the Democrats.

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RNC Wrap Up | News Roundtable | Portland Biennial

OPB | July 22, 2016 noon

Our team in Cleveland wrap up the RNC and our news roundtable discusses some of the biggest stories of the week. Then we hear about the 2016 Portland Biennial art show.

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RNC Day 4: Trump To Accept Nomination, Delegates React To Cruz

OPB | July 21, 2016 6:16 a.m.

Donald Trump will formally accept the presidential nomination, but his daughter, Ivanka, may be the real star of Thursday's events. Also, what will the fallout from Ted Cruz's speech look like?

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OPB Politics Now: Cruz, Pence And Breakfast With Brownback At The RNC

OPB | July 20, 2016 10:30 p.m.

Think Out Loud Host Dave Miller and OPB's Senior Political Reporter Jeff Mapes react to speeches at the GOP Convention and highlight some Oregon connections to this national event.

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Watch Live: Cruz, Pence Slated To Speak At RNC

OPB | July 20, 2016 5:05 p.m.

Vice presidential candidate Indiana Gov. Mike Pence and Sen. Ted Cruz top the bill at the Republican National Convention on Wednesday, following a day of sometimes contentious protests.

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Shared Frequency: Gov. Mike Pence And Rep. Greg Walden's Radio Connection

OPB | July 20, 2016 3:30 p.m. | Cleveland

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, Donald Trump’s new running mate, has a special connection with Oregon Rep. Greg Walden, thanks to their shared background in the radio industry.

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Protesters Burn Flag Outside RNC In Cleveland

AP | July 20, 2016 3:23 p.m. | Cleveland

Police fired pepper spray at a surging crowd and took several people into custody as skirmishes broke out during a flag-burning Wednesday in the streets outside the Republican National Convention.

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Washington State Delegate Doesn't Want Cruz To Endorse Trump

AP | July 20, 2016 11:34 a.m. | Spokane, Wahsington

Delegate Eric Minor is a Cruz supporter and says he will not be voting for Trump in November.

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Oregon's Lone Republican Congressman Says Party's Core Principles Remain The Same

OPB | July 19, 2016 midnight | Cleveland

Oregon Republican Rep. Greg Walden predicts the GOP will win the House, despite Trump's polarizing campaign.

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Rep. Herrera Beutler Says She Hopes Trump Will Earn Her Vote

The Columbian | July 20, 2016 9:28 a.m.

The same day Donald Trump was crowned the official Republican presidential candidate, U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, a Camas Republican, said she’s still hoping he earns her vote.

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3 Things To Watch For On Day 3 Of The RNC: Pence, Cruz Take The Stage

OPB | July 20, 2016 6 a.m.

Day 3's list of speakers at the Republican National Convention includes the party's nominee for vice president and a trio of former candidates for the presidential nomination. 

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At The RNC, Hispanic Chamber Endorses Clinton

Marketplace | July 20, 2016 4:01 a.m. | Cleveland

The group's president says the Trump campaign is becoming "frankly scary."

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OPB Politics Now: Public Lands, Roll Call And More At The RNC

OPB | July 19, 2016 10:15 p.m. | Cleveland

From Cleveland's Progressive Field, Think Out Loud Host Dave Miller and OPB's Senior Political Reporter Jeff Mapes discuss some highlights from Day 2 of the Republican National Convention.