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Live chat: Talk to me about the SRLC

I'm answering your questions about the Southern Republican Leadership Conference.

By David Weigel  |  April 12, 2010; 1:35 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  SRLC  
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Romney takes SRLC straw poll by one vote

In a surprise, Mitt Romney edged out Ron Paul to win the SRLC straw poll by a single vote.

By David Weigel  |  April 10, 2010; 7:01 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (68)
Categories:  2012 Election , Mitt Romney , Ron Paul , SRLC  
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Steele: 'I've made mistakes'

Reading from a speech, sounding more subdued than he has in previous addresses to activists, RNC Chairman Michael Steele used his closing remarks at the SRLC to make some grudging admissions about the gaffes and scandals that have bedeviled his leadership for the past two weeks.

By David Weigel  |  April 10, 2010; 6:25 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Michael Steele , RNC , SRLC  
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After the boos, a better reception for Ron Paul

Even when he was running for president, Rep. Ron Paul (R-Tex.) didn't really give presidential campaign speeches.He wasn't much for pointing people to social networks, asking for votes, or -- especially -- mentioning other candidates. He didn't stop for applause. He lectured. And that's what he did here, before a stratified SRLC crowd, as some baffled Republican activists walked out and (largely youthful) Paul fans trickled in.

By David Weigel  |  April 10, 2010; 5:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
Categories:  Ron Paul , SRLC  
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From Barbour, a very on-message call for unity

Gov. Haley Barbour (R-Miss.) crystallized the mood here at the SRLC, telling the crowd again and again not to "care a whit" about who the 2012 GOP nominee might be.

By David Weigel  |  April 10, 2010; 3:37 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  2010 Election , SRLC  
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A spat over 'standing with Israel'

NEW ORLEANS -- Supporters of Rep. Ron Paul (R-Tex.), who've been moving into the conference today to hear their man speak, have made their presence known with noisy shouts of disapproval when SRLC speakers deliver more bellicose rhetoric. During a...

By David Weigel  |  April 10, 2010; 3:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
Categories:  Ron Paul , SRLC  
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Older Entries in This Category »

The revolt against the RNC explained, David Weigel , April 10, 2010
David Vitter rides the tea party wave, David Weigel , April 10, 2010
The SRLC straw poll, up for grabs, David Weigel , April 10, 2010
Behold, the SRLC straw poll ballot, David Weigel , April 9, 2010
Sympathy for Stupak from J.C. Watts, David Weigel , April 9, 2010
A tough crowd for Joseph Cao, David Weigel , April 9, 2010
How to follow our coverage of the SRLC, David Weigel , April 8, 2010
 
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