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March 21st, 2012
04:37 PM ET

Social media on the campaign trail

Reliable Sources anchor Howard Kurtz and Daily-Download.com founder Lauren Ashburn talk about politics and the role of social media on the campaign trail.

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BLITZER'S BLOG: What to expect at a contested convention
March 21st, 2012
03:01 PM ET

BLITZER'S BLOG: What to expect at a contested convention

By Wolf Blitzer, CNN

(CNN) – Mitt Romney may be in the driver’s seat right now, but there is still a chance he won’t be able to amass the 1,144 delegates needed to win the Republican presidential nomination before the party convention in Tampa at the end of August.

If he comes up short, there could be a contested convention. That means the delegates actually would have to vote on the convention floor for the nominee.
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