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Republican convention News

Muslim reporter claims she was ridiculed at Texas GOP convention

Fort Worth - During the 2014 Republican State Convention in Fort Worth, an aspiring journalist from the University of Texas in Arlington had a very chilling experience when covering the story.

Artur Davis, early Obama backer, goes Republican

Tampa - Artur Davis, the black former congressman from Alabama, was one of the first in congress, outside of Illinois, to endorse Barack Obama for president. After four years, he's going with the Republican candidate.

Leftist militants threaten Tampa bridges and cargo ships

Tampa - In Tampa, the Coast Guard will clear loitering, mooring or anchoring boats that move closer than 50 yards of 15 key Bay-area bridges while the Republican National Convention is in town due to threats by militants.

Drum roll please: Mitt Romney has made VP pick

Mitt Romney has reached a decision on who will join him on the GOP ticket as his running mate and may announce it this week, the New York Times reported.

Florida prepares for GOP convention and hurricane season

Tampa - Florida officials, along with emergency experts, held a hurricane practice drill Wednesday in the event of a major hurricane hitting the Tampa Bay area during the Republican National Convention this summer.

GOP chooses Tampa for 2012 Presidential Republican convention

Tampa - The Republican National Committee has chosen Tampa, Florida as its host for the 2012 Presidential convention. Salt Lake City and Phoenix were the other two contenders but the RNC made a "business decision."

John McCain Draws Record-Breaking TV Audience For Convention Speech

John McCain attracted 38.9 million television viewers for his Republican Convention acceptance speech, breaking the previous record from Barack Obama which was 38.4 million viewers as well as being viewed by more than the GOP VP candidate Sarah Palin.

John McCain's Acceptance Speech At The Republican Convention

Unlike the speech that the Republican vice presidential candidate gave last night, John McCain's speech was geared more at showing the contrast between Barack Obama and himself, putting Washington on notice and discussing problems Americans face.

Nielsen Media Research: 37 Million Tuned In Last Night To Meet Sarah Palin

Day three of the Republican Convention was the day that America got to meet Sarah Palin, the Republican vice presidential candidate chosen by John McCain and 37 million people tuned in to do so, via television.

Conflicting Reports About Sarah Palin's Teleprompter Problems

Sarah Palin's speech last night at the Republican Convention was loved, hated, praised, criticized, some became enthused, "alarmed" and some were described as "panicked." Quite a variety of reactions, then news comes that her teleprompter malfunctioned.

Op-Ed: Sarah Palin Introduces Herself To America At Republican Convention

Speech video added. Her name has been in the headlines for days. The second Sarah Palin was announced by John McCain as his vice presidential candidate, the media and bloggers have been dedicating unbelievable amounts of ink to this Governor from Alaska.

Republican Convention Watch: Day Two, Featuring Joe Lieberman and Fred Thompson

The schedule for day two of the Republican National Convention is set and the speaker lineup schedule has been announced with tidbits of what certain speakers will offer.

While Republicans Collect Money for Gustav Victims, Protesters Turn Violent Outside

The Republican Convention has been altered with state delegates collecting money for victims of Hurricane Gustav; anti-war protesters did not alter their plans, turned violent and started damaging property and later attacked an 80 year-old delegate.

Republican National Convention Watch: Majority Of Events Canceled On Day One

Everything but what is legally necessary has been canceled for day one of the Republican Convention due to Hurricane Gustav and the impeding his on the U.S. Gulf Coast.

Republican Convention Might Turn Into 'Giant Hurricane Relief Telethon'

In an interview with Fox News Sunday’s Chris Wallace, John McCain said Hurricane Gustav may alter the plans for the Republican Convention due to start on Monday.
 

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Threat of Tropical Storm Isaac in Tampa for the 2012 Republican National Convention
Threat of Tropical Storm Isaac in Tampa for the 2012 Republican National Convention
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