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2012 Republican National Convention

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  • INKED! Obomney means the longest rain check ever

    INKED! Obomney means the longest rain check ever
    The entire miserable presidential election season could be summed up by CNN’s coverage of the first debate between Obomney. Meh. In shades of yellow and green, four unremarkable years and the expectation of four more of the same were distilled by...
  • First debate: Romney delights, Obama disappoints

    When Mitt Romney took the stage in Denver, he already had two strikes against him. Twice before, his advisers had signaled a campaign-changing event. Yes, his campaign lacked focus, they admitted. But just wait till he announces his choice for vice-...
  • Anti-Obama documentary may gross $6 million this weekend

    Anti-Obama documentary may gross $6 million this weekend
    The anti-President Obama documentary "2016: Obama's America," is off to a strong start in its first weekend of national release and could gross more than $6 million between Friday and Sunday, placing it far ahead of the new horror movie "The Apparition"...
  • Paul Ryan taken to task for fashion choices

     Paul Ryan taken to task for fashion choices
    When Rep. Paul D. Ryan (R.-Wis.) billowed onto the national political stage in Norfolk, Va., as Mitt Romney's vice presidential running mate this month, the reaction was swift and unanimous — at least among the fashion-focused. Press pundits,...
  • Mayor calls on RNC to support gay marriage

    Mayor calls on RNC to support gay marriage
    SAN DIEGO -- Five years after San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders announced his support for gay marriage, he sent a message to the Republican National Convention in Tampa to get behind the cause of marriage equality. In 2007, San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders...
  • Bruce Springsteen To Campaign For Obama In Ohio, Iowa

    Bruce Springsteen To Campaign For Obama In Ohio, Iowa
    WILLIAMSBURG, Virginia (Reuters) - Republican Mitt Romney may have Clint Eastwood on his side, but President Barack Obama has Bruce Springsteen. The rock star will perform at campaign rallies for the president in the battleground states of Ohio and...
  • Romney's zero percenters

    Romney's zero percenters
    A new poll suggests that Mitt Romney may achieve the nearly impossible: He may receive even less than the tiny 4 percent of the black vote that Sen. John McCain won four years ago. President Barack Obama holds a 4-point lead over Romney, his Republican...
  • Tuesday, August 28, 2012

    5:30 - 9 a.m.  Bill Leff in for Jonathon Brandmeier 7:08 a.m.  Chicago Tribune Political Reporter Rick Pearson joins Bill Leff (in for JOnathon Brandmier) to discuss the Republican National Convention.  9 a.m. - 12 p.m.  Mike McConnell  10:05 a.m.  A...
  • Wednesday, August 29, 2012

    5:30 - 9 a.m.  Bill Leff in for Jonathon Brandmeier 6:40 a.m.  David Gregory, host and moderator of Meet the Press, joins Bill Leff (in for Jonathon Brandmeier) to discuss the Republican National Convention.  9 a.m. - 12 p.m.  Mike McConnell  10:05...
  • GOP delays start of convention until Tuesday

    GOP delays start of convention until Tuesday
    The Republican National Convention has canceled the program's first day due to Tropical Storm Isaac, Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebusannounced Saturday. The convention will convene on Monday and then immediately recess until the...
  • California's convention delegates unfazed by Monday cancellation

    ST. PETE BEACH, Fla. — California delegates who have gathered here for the Republican National Convention  were unfazed by the cancellation of Monday’s events, saying that safety must be the first priority. “So it’s official,...
  • Anti-Obama documentary does surprisingly well on slow weekend

    Anti-Obama documentary does surprisingly well on slow weekend
    With the Republican National Convention set to kick off this week, an anti-Obama documentary did surprisingly well at the box office on one of the slowest moviegoing weekends of the year. The No. 1 film was still "The Expendables 2," which claimed the...