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GOP candidates, super PACs work to woo delegates ahead of Cleveland convention




GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz has gone after Republican party leaders for backing the recent bipartisan budget deal
GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz has gone after Republican party leaders for backing the recent bipartisan budget deal
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As of now, Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump has 743 delegates; Ted Cruz has 545. The magic number to secure the GOP nomination is 1,237. So how to get to that figure?

Rules on what is and isn't kosher when attempting to persuade delegates date back to the 80s and don't offer a lot of advice.

The Washington Post's Matea Gold wrote about it and joined Take Two. 

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