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2012 Republican National Convention

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  • Tuesday Schedule

    Tuesday Schedule
    This is the schedule for Tuesday, August 28 -- the second day of the 2012 Republican National Convention. All times are Central. 7:30 p.m. Convention convenes Presentation of Colors Pledge of Allegiance National Anthem sung by Philip Alongi Invocation...
  • Wednesday Schedule

    Wednesday Schedule
    This is the schedule for Wednesday, August 29 -- the third day of the 2012 Republican National Convention. All times are Central. 7:30 p.m. Convention convenes Call to order Introduction of Colors Pledge of Allegiance National Anthem Invocation...
  • Thursday Schedule

    Thursday Schedule
    This is the schedule for Thursday, August 30 -- the fourthand final day of the 2012 Republican National Convention. All times are Central. 7:30 p.m. Convention convenes Call to order Introduction of Colors Pledge of Allegiance National Anthem Invocation...
  • Haiti sits in strengthening Isaac's path

    Haiti sits in strengthening Isaac's path
    As Tropical Storm Isaac swirls in the Caribbean -- becoming more powerful mile by mile -- it threatens to unleash disaster once again on vulnerable and often unaware Haitians by Friday night. The possibility of stinging rain and tree-bending wind...
  • Election 2012 as seen by Eric Breitenbach

    Election 2012 as seen by Eric Breitenbach
    Early in this year’s political campaigns, Eric Breitenbach began to notice a confrontational tenor to the debate. “When the political dialogue relative to 2012 election began to heat up, I was dismayed at the tone of the dialogue and I...
  • Akin's remarks on rape may help clarify the abortion debate

    Akin's remarks on rape may help clarify the abortion debate
    Like any sentient person, I was appalled by Missouri Republican Congressman Todd Akin's comments about "legitimate rape." I was shocked by the Limbaugh-ian proportions of his ignorance about the female reproductive system ("in cases of legitimate rape,...
  • How well do you know Tampa, home of the 2012 Republican National Convention?

    The spotlight will be on Tampa (and politics) beginning Monday as the Republican National Convention begins. For travelers who may not be familiar with Tampa, we offer this quiz about the city whose name may have originated from a Creek Indian word for...
  • Republicans afraid of the storm? Come to Chicago

     Republicans afraid of the storm? Come to Chicago
    With Tropical Storm Isaac threatening to turn into a hurricane and menace the Republican National Convention in Tampa early next week, Republicans must make a decision. They could just get sloshed on rum, margaritas and whiskey and ride out the storm...
  • Tropical Storm Isaac update: Gulf track still likely

    Tropical Storm Isaac update: Gulf track still likely
    Tropical Storm Isaac is gaining strength and organization just south of the Dominican Republic as of Friday morning, and forecasters are still expecting it to follow a northwestern path into the Gulf of Mexico. The storm had maximum sustained winds of 60...
  • Ahead of RNC convention, Santorum releases delegates

    Ahead of RNC convention, Santorum releases delegates
    Rick Santorum, who made a hard fought run for the GOP nomination, released his 255 committed delegates to vote for Mitt Romney at the Republican National Convention next week. Santorum tweeted: Delegates: "I'm officially releasing you later today in...
  • The angst of the square-jawed man

    The angst of the square-jawed man
    They're commanding, confident. Well-coiffed. Their jaw lines are sturdy, anvil-shaped; their chins, cleft. They could stand on wedding cakes. They could date Barbie. They look presidential. Alongside their calm, straightforward charms, the world appears...