Election 2012

Ron Paul Supporters Target Oregon

Libertarian-oriented Republicans seek control of the state's delegation to the party convention


Add Oregon to the list of states where libertarian Ron Paul is tangling with establishment Republicans in the runup to the GOP national convention later this month.

Paul, a GOP congressman from Texas who is a candidate for the Republican presidential nomination, was already waging battles over the makeup of delegations to the national gathering from Maine, Massachusetts, and Louisiana.

Last weekend, Paul supporters made their move in Oregon.