Paul supporters and Republicans make deal

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After Republican party officials attempted to change convention rules, Ron Paul supporters cried foul at his rally Sunday night– but reports say the two groups have struck a deal over how delegates can be selected. reports that Republicans were trying to change the rules so presidential candidates could veto delegates sent by states. The Paul delegates interpreted the move as an effort to limit future involvement of delegates voting for candidates outside the main two parties.

Under an agreement between the groups put together Monday night, a delegate must vote for the candidate they are assigned to by state law or state party rules, according to

Ron Paul’s supporters were able to collect delegates over the past year by heavily influencing state conventions, where delegates are assigned.

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