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2012 Republican National Convention

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Top 2012 Republican National Convention Articles

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  • The Sun, the Democrats' handy tool

    Well, it appears that The Sun, the Democratic Party Journalistic Tool, is in full gear. During the Republican National Convention, The Sun carried front page convention coverage only the day after Mitt Romney spoke. Otherwise, coverage was inside the...
  • Obama's downsized ambitions

    Obama's downsized ambitions
    Perhaps it was the expectations raised by his far more eloquent appearances at earlier conventions, or maybe it was the modest ambitions he embraced, or that he labored in the shadow of Bill Clinton's rousing defense of his administration, but even the...
  • Marylanders head elsewhere to drum up votes

    Marylanders head elsewhere to drum up votes
    With primary battles settled, the conventions over and the general election less than two months away, Democrats and Republicans now turn to the end game: reaching out to persuade the few remaining undecided voters that their nominee is the one to solve...
  • Political reporting an old boys' club? Not at L.A. Times

    Political reporting an old boys' club? Not at L.A. Times
    A recent survey by the Women’s Media Center found that about 75% of newspapers’ election coverage this year had been written by men. The report on the data was headlined, “Men are telling the stories of Election 2012.” But...
  • Free trade deals have cost U.S. jobs

    During the recent Republican National Convention, the talking heads were all a twitter about Clint Eastwood's rambling speech and whether or not Rep. Paul Ryan lied about President Barack Obama's promise to save a GM plant in Wisconsin. We have now...
  • Romney hits harder as poll shows Obama bounce

    Romney hits harder as poll shows Obama bounce
    Mitt Romney strengthened his attacks on President Barack Obama on Monday in the face of a new CNN/ORC International poll that indicated the Republican challenger in November is losing ground after last week's Democratic National Convention. "He wants...
  • Another episode in Romney's foreign policy follies

    Another episode in Romney's foreign policy follies
    Once again, with his intemperate criticisms of the handling of the anti-American episodes in Egypt and Libya, Mitt Romney has leaped before looking into the arena of President Barack Obama's greatest political strength. In accusing the Obama...
  • Staples stock jumps on report Bain, others are considering buyout

    A report that several private equity firms -- including original investor Bain Capital -- are considering buying Staples Inc. pushed the office supply chain’s stock up as much as 6.2% on Friday. Acquisition talks are still preliminary and any offer...
  • 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....
  • Budget hell on wheels?

    Budget hell on wheels?
    Amtrak, long one of the favorite whipping boys of fiscal conservatives, is getting another thrashing from Mitt Romney and the Republicans. From all the attacks, one might think that the nation's bargain-basement passenger rail system was the cause of...
  • 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...