No one is suggesting that candidates and their supporters could bribe delegates to the Republican National Convention, but that’s not stopping the media from asking if they could. The resulting debate is worthwhile. however, to the extent that it illuminates the line between out and out bribery on the one hand, and political wheeling and dealing on the other.
+ How far can campaigns go to win support from a Republican delegate? | The Washington Post – Matea Gold and Ed O’Keefe
+ Could Republican Convention delegates be bought? Legally, maybe | CNN – Tal Kopan and Gregory Kreig
+ Cincinnati-inspired bribery law could affect Republican convention | Cincinnati.com – Jeremy Fugleberg
It’s also worth re-upping this analysis from our Digest No. 2:
+ Bribery and the brokered GOP Convention | In the Arena: Law and Politics Update – Brian Svoboda and David Lazarus