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A rule Republicans created in 2012 to protect their establishment candidate from an outsider is shaping up in 2016 as a benefit for Donald Trump, a candidate the establishment loathes. The rule requires that a candidate has to have won the majority of delegates in at least eight states to qualify for the nomination, and it was designed to block Ron Paul from a prominent role at the 2012 Republican National Convention, leaving Mitt Romney uncontested. Fast forward to now, and Trump is the only candidate who qualifies so far…

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