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2012 Republican National Convention

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  • Romney arrives at condensed GOP convention

    Romney arrives at condensed GOP convention
    Mitt Romney arrived Tuesday at the condensed Republican National Convention in Tampa as organizers kept a nervous eye on Hurricane Isaac churning toward Louisiana's coast. The storm caused a one-day delay in the convention agenda, but Republican...
  • Lagunan chosen as alternate delegate at RNC

     Lagunan chosen as alternate delegate at RNC
    Longtime Laguna Beach resident Frank Ricchiazzi has been selected as an alternate delegate to the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. Reps. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Costa Mesa) and John Campbell (R-Irvine), and former Gov. Peter Wilson recommended...
  • Md. pols steeped in Tampa's surrogate battle

    Md. pols steeped in Tampa's surrogate battle
    TAMPA, Fla. —Former Maryland Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. rushed through a convention hall that holds more than 15,000 journalists to get to an interview about why Republican nominee Mitt Romney should be elected president. Across town, Democratic...
  • Mitt Romney clinches GOP nomination

    Mitt Romney clinches GOP nomination
    Mitt Romney officially clinched the GOP presidential nomination Tuesday when a majority of delegates to the Republican National Convention supported his candidacy. To roaring cheers in the packed Tampa Bay Times Forum, the delegation from New Jersey...
  • Start the Presses: Few specifics, more division, no true majority

    Rain comes down hard in Florida. It comes down suddenly and leaves just as quickly, the UV-rays quickly burning your skin in the places washed clean of sunblock. The contrast between the sun and rain is stark, similar to the difference between...
  • Romney nominated; wife Ann and N.J. Gov. Christie's speeches rally GOP convention

    Romney nominated; wife Ann and N.J. Gov. Christie's speeches rally GOP convention
    Mitt Romney officially clinched the GOP presidential nomination on Tuesday to move a step closer in his five-year quest for the White House. To roaring cheers at the Republican National Convention in the packed Tampa Bay Times Forum, the delegation...
  • Boehner give Illinois GOP delegates election pep talk

    Boehner give Illinois GOP delegates election pep talk
    U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) addressed the Illinois GOP delegation in Tampa, Florida Wednesday morning.  Boehner told the group he believes republicans can make some gains in Illinois because of the state's economic problems under...
  • Convention focus shifts to Ryan, budget

    Convention focus shifts to Ryan, budget
    TAMPA, Fla. -- Departing from an economic message that has dominated the Republican National Convention, Maryland Rep. Andy Harris used an address to state party leaders here today to focus instead on how to deal with federal budget deficits and...
  • Q&A with Upland delegate Stephen Larson

    As part of its coverage of the Republican National Convention, Times Community News met with members of the GOP delegation from the 27th and 28th Congressional Districts - the areas that serve our coverage cities. Next up: Stephen Larson, a former federal...
  • Two people removed from RNC after taunting black camera operator

    Two people removed from RNC after taunting black camera operator
    Two people were removed from the Republican National Convention Tuesday after they threw nuts at an African-American CNN camera operator and said, “This is how we feed animals.” Multiple witnesses observed the exchange and RNC security and...
  • Scenes from the RNC: Ron Paul faithful

    Scenes from the RNC: Ron Paul faithful
    TAMPA, Fla. -- Though Mitt Romney was officially crowned the Republican nominee for president, supporters of Ron Paul refused to give up hope. Romneyville, a camp of sorts for protesters of the Republican National Convention, od made up with as many...