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2012 Republican National Convention

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  • You didn't bake this: PAGOP uses Harrisburg-area cupcake purveyor to attack Obama economic record.

     
    If You Were Laboring Under The Impression ... ... that there are few things more nonpartisan than the fluffy folds of buttercream frosting and fruit sculpted from marzipan, prepare to have your illusions shattered. In what they likely believed to......
  • Will Hurricane Isaac crash Republican party in Tampa?

     
    The first thing I thought when the Republicans announced their 2012 Republican National Convention would be held in Tampa during the last week of August: Hmmm, the heart of hurricane season. Well, wouldn't you know it, here we are, six......
  • Mitt Romney talks tactics, shows summer home on ‘Fox News Sunday’

     
    As a preview to the Republican National Convention in Tampa, “Fox News Sunday” will offer an interview with presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his wife, Ann. The Romneys will let moderator Chris Wallace and viewers see the family's...
  • Photos: Team Romney gets Florida send-off at tarmac rally

     
    Wrapping up Florida's hosting of the Republican National Convention, GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney and running mate Rep. Paul Ryan were cheered by several thousand supporters in a sweltering, send-off rally on the tarmac at Lakeland's Linder...
  • Was ‘American treasure’ Clint Eastwood’s speech a failure?

     
    Three days later, Clint Eastwood's speech to the Republican National Convention is still generating conversation. It was doing that on Sunday morning programs. One line of thinking has it that Eastwood upstaged presidential candidate Mitt Romney. But...
  • Jeb Bush as Romney’s education secretary? (and his education speech at the RNC)

     
    So in case you missed it, Jeb Bush was a featured speaker at the Republican National Convention last week in Tampa and, to no one's surprise,  spoke mostly about education. In the run-up to the convention, Education Week interviewed Republican leaders who...
  • VP Joe Biden to address Democrats in York this morning.

     
    Throngs of Obama administration supporters gathered in York early this morning for a speech by Vice President Joe Biden. Biden was set to address supporters in the gymnasium at West York High School at 11:30 a.m. Biden was preceded by......
  • Pew survey finds most Americans say wealthy pay too little in taxes

     
    As the Republican National Convention kicks off in Tampa, a new Pew Center survey offers some insight into the challenges of nominating a super wealthy businessman as your candidate for president. The new report shows that although the public generally...
  • The annotated Chris Christie: Where's the 'truth'?

     
    At last night's Republican National Convention, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was 1,774 words into the prepared text of his 2,639-word keynote speech -- almost exactly 2/3rds of the way-- before he mentioned the name of his party's nominee, Mitt......
  • Ann Romney tells ABC: I feel ‘really good’ about speech

     
    ABC's Diane Sawyer has landed a preview of Ann Romney's speech to the Republican National Convention tonight. “I was a little shaky when I first came out,” Mitt Romney's wife tells Sawyer. “I'm like, ‘Oh, this is a pretty big...
  • Do you like Jon Stewart’s version of Mitt Romney’s life?

     
    If you found Clint Eastwood's comedy lacking Thursday night at the Republican National Convention, Jon Stewart might meet your standards. “The Daily Show” presented “Mitt Romney: A Human Who Built That.” The film features...
  • Romney on 47% Comments: I Was 'Completely Wrong'

    Romney on 47% Comments: I Was 'Completely Wrong'
    Mitt Romney said he was "completely wrong" when he argued that nearly half of Americans were "victims" and dependent on government. The admission came Thursday as the GOP presidential candidate sought to clarify his controversial "47%" comments....