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2012 Republican National Convention

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  • American exceptionalism: We think we're special. Is that so wrong?

    President Obama, Tuesday night in the East Room: "Terrible things happen across the globe, and it is beyond our means to right every wrong. But when, with modest effort and risk, we can stop children from being gassed to death, and thereby make our own...
  • Clint Eastwood and wife Dina have separated after 17 years

    Clint Eastwood and wife Dina have separated after 17 years
    Clint Eastwood and Dina, his wife of 17 years, have separated, she confirmed in a report Thursday. They've actually been living apart for a while but remain close, Dina Eastwood, 48, told Us Weekly, which first reported the news. Clint Eastwood's...
  • Bob Filner, just the latest rotten San Diego mayor

    Bob Filner may be the latest San Diego mayor to tarnish the city's image, but he is by no means the first. In fact, his offensive and sophomoric amorous adventures don't even put him at the top of the list of San Diego mayors who have failed their...
  • J.J. Abrams, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Alan Horn: Who are Hollywood's biggest political donors?

    J.J. Abrams, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Alan Horn: Who are Hollywood's biggest political donors?
    LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - The next big national elections may not be for another year, but Hollywood types aren't sitting on their wallets until then - Jeffrey Katzenberg, J.J. Abrams, Alan Horn, Tom Rothman and James L. Brooks are among those already...
  • Rep. Roskam faces ethics probe

    Rep. Roskam faces ethics probe
    WASHINGTON — A trip to Taiwan that Rep. Peter Roskam took with his wife in 2011 has been referred to the House ethics committee at the urging of an outside panel that found he may have violated House rules and federal law in accepting the $25,000-...
  • Readers question play of Mitt Romney, Neil Armstrong stories

     
    The front page of Sunday's Times featured a large profile of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney as a preview to the GOP National Convention, which was to begin Monday. A similar profile of President Obama is scheduled for this coming......
  • McManus: A Rove 'money bomb'?

    McManus: A Rove 'money bomb'?
    Here's a short list of Democrats who secretly hope Mitt Romney gets his presidential campaign turned around fast and gives President Obama a run for his money: Heidi Heitkamp, the Democratic Senate candidate in North Dakota; Jon Tester, the Democratic...
  • Daum: Michelle Obama's traditional values

    At the risk of inviting legions of conservatives to swoop down and tell me I'm drowning in the Obama Kool-Aid (actually, it's not just a risk; it's a guarantee), I'm just going to come out and say it: Michelle Obama was spectacular at the Democratic...
  • For Mitt Romney, the election hinges on the middle class

    TAMPA, Fla. — The conventional wisdom is that this week's Republican National Convention needs to make Mitt Romney more "likable" — to replace his image as a frosty billionaire with the warmer (and, friends say, more accurate) picture of a...
  • Political commercials: Which were the worst?

     
    The 2012 election season gave us some of the most annoying political commercials that money can buy. In swing state Florida, we were subjected to them hour after hour, especially in the final days. Please tell me which ones you thought were the worst....
  • Recovering and rebooting after Campaign 2012

     
    Rafalca Goodbye to Seamus, the Irish Setter that 29 years ago rode 650 miles in a crate strapped to the roof of Mitt Romney’s family station wagon, and to Rafalca, Romneys’ Olympic-caliber dancing horse. Goodbye to President Barack Obama&#...
  • A foe embrace or faux embrace, this is what hope looks like

     
    The image that will stay with me from the presidential campaign of 2012 is the shot above (by Jewel Samad, AFP/Getty) showing such unusual civility and good will it's hard to believe it wasn't Photoshopped — a picture of President......