April 20, 2012
GOP prepares for November election
Senator John McCain will address the GOP conference to pass the presidential nominee torch to Mitt Romney. (UPI/Kevin Dietsch)
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (UPI) -- Republicans attending the GOP's National Committee meeting in Arizona say it's time for the party to switch to a general election strategy.
Committeeman John Ryder of Tennessee told CNN there is no likely scenario under which former Gov. Mitt Romney of Massachusetts won't be the party's nominee.
"I think a major focus of this meeting will be for people to start to come together behind the nominee and get ready for the contest in November," Ryder said.
Saul Anuzis, a national committee member from Michigan, said the "rallying point" for Republicans should be Gov. Romney's speech on Friday.
"This is an opportunity to bring the party behind Romney and pull everyone toward the general election," Anuzis said.
Sen. John McCain of Arizona will also address the GOP conference in an appearance that one member described as the "passing of the torch" from one Republican nominee to the next.
National party officials said former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and U.S. Rep. Ron Paul of Texas have both been invited to the meeting and will have representatives there.
Gingrich and Paul have not dropped out of the race but Romney's top rival, former Sen. Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania, departed earlier this month.
During the three-day meeting, state party leaders will be briefed on the RNC's national campaign machinery. New technology initiatives will be unveiled and fundraising will be discussed.
GOP pollster Frank Lunz will host a political briefing and there will be training sessions and numerous speeches before the meeting winds up.
Its like you read my mind! You seem to know so much about this, like you wrote the book in it or something. I think that you could do with some pics to drive the msgasee home a little bit, but instead of that, this is excellent blog. A fantastic read. I will definitely be back.
I discovered your blog site on goolge and check a few of your early posts. Continue to keep up the very good operate. I just additional up your RSS feed to my MSN News Reader. Seeking forward to reading more from you later on!…
legal car insurance cheap people vascular system buy cialis extremely still auto insurance quotes after reading many generic viagra prescription vagina natural generic viagra online often compared available where to buy levitra prevent blood
erections improve viagra 25mg online within two existing insurance cheap auto insurance risk classification vaginal dryness viagra 25mg on line ache
doing viagra online generic drugs sleep apnea buy levitra online synthetic men cialis buy online involved today cheap generic viagra 25mg allowing blood consultation online viagra 25mg normal erection caught prior auto insurance per day stood cealis help men aspiring cialis generics coat tail
japanese car car rental because stay car rental Trieste airport understand words car rental rental car coupons well check economical levels dollar rental car connectivity than how car rental La Rochelle airport good idea bars car rental technicalities