Republican National Convention Rules Committee members are meeting to craft the rules that will govern the proceedings at next week's convention in Cleveland.

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    8:03 AM EDT

    Republican Convention Rules Committee Meeting, Part 1

    The Rules Committee responsible for crafting the rules for the Republican Party as well as its national convention gathered for its first session in the Huntington Convention Center in Cleveland. The committee chair, former U.S. Representative Enid Mickelsen (R-UT), led the review of the party’s rules as adopted by the 2012 Republican convention and the amendments submitted for consideration by the Standing Committee on Rules.

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    8:50 AM EDT

    Republican Convention Rules Committee Meeting, Part 2

    The Rules Committee of the Republican National Committee continued its meeting briefly before recessing to deal with equipment issues.

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    10:12 AM EDT

    Republican Convention Rules Committee Meeting, Part 3

    The Rules Committee of the Republican National Committee resumed its meeting briefly for Rules Committee Chair Enid Mickelsen of Utah to make some procedural announcements and extending the recess to deal with equipment issues.

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    1:03 PM EDT

    Republican Convention Rules Committee Meeting, Part 4

    The Rules Committee of the Republican National Committee continued its meeting with a series of amendment proposals concerning the party’s governing structure. They included proposals to ban lobbyists from serving on the RNC and to change a current rule that allows the national committee to amend previously adopted rules by a three-fourths vote. The meeting was led by Rules Committee chair, former U.S. Representative Enid Mickelsen of Utah.

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    6:33 PM EDT

    Republican Convention Rules Committee Meeting, Part 5

    The Rules Committee of the Republican National Committee continued its meeting with a series of amendment proposals concerning the party’s governing structure. Issues included rules for primary elections. The meeting was led by Rules Committee chair, former U.S. Representative Enid Mickelsen of Utah.

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    6:39 PM EDT

    Republican Convention Rules Committee Meeting, Part 6

    The Rules Committee of the Republican National Committee continued its meeting with a series of amendment proposals concerning the party’s governing structure. Issues included rules for primary elections. During this session, members participated in a moment of silence following news of a terrorist attack in Nice, France that killed 87 people. The meeting was led by Rules Committee chair, former U.S. Representative Enid Mickelsen of Utah.

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    8:55 PM EDT

    Republican Convention Rules Committee Meeting, Part 7

    The Rules Committee of the Republican National Committee concluded its day long meeting with a series of amendment proposals concerning the party’s governing structure. During this session, members rejected a proposal led by Colorado Delegate Kendal Unruh to “unbind” delegates. Shortly after, Ms. Unruh’s “vote your conscious” amendment was also defeated during the session. The meeting was led by Rules Committee chair, former U.S. Representative Enid Mickelsen of Utah.