On topics ranging from pornography to abortion, the 2016 Republican platform takes a sharply conservative turn. Source: The new Republican platform is straight out of the 1950s | VICE News
The departure of the Ohio governor leaves Donald J. Trump as the only candidate remaining in the Republican race. Source: John Kasich Drops Out of Presidential Race – The New York Times
The senator’s run far exceeded many expectations, but he ultimately failed to persuade Republicans to rally behind him as an alternative to Donald J. Trump. Source: Ted Cruz Suspends His Campaign for President – The New York Times
Wisconsin Republican Governor Scott Walker on Friday signed a bill into law that prohibits prosecutors from using the state’s secret investigation law to probe political crimes – a measure used to convict four of his aides and investigate his campaign. Source: Wisconsin Governor Walker signs bill restricting secret investigations | Reuters
Santorum: I’m More Qualified Than Pope Francis To Talk About Climate Change Because I’m A Politician | ThinkProgress.
Jason Chaffetz strips Meadows of subcommittee chairmanship – Jake Sherman and Lauren French – POLITICO.