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  • Md. delegation bunks with Grover Norquist in Tampa

    Md. delegation bunks with Grover Norquist in Tampa
    TAMPA, Fla. -- Maryland's delegation to the Republican National Convention doesn't include any headline speakers, but there is a nationally recognized figure within its ranks: Anti-tax advocate Grover Norquist. Norquist, the founder of Americans for...
  • Two local 'homeless' men make trip to Tampa to protest

    Two local 'homeless' men make trip to Tampa to protest
    TAMPA, Fla. -- Two self-described homeless men from California said they took part in Monday's protests against the Republican National Convention to showcase what they said was the GOP's thirst for war and insensitivity to the needy. One of the men,...
  • RNC came to order, then quickly adjourned

    RNC came to order, then quickly adjourned
    The Republican National Convention opened for business in Tampa today. Then about seven minutes later, after getting a good look at the national debt clocks, delegates got the required political mumbo-jumbo to adjourn until further notice. Tropical...
  • Oxon Hill Republican proud of Obama but supports Romney

    Oxon Hill Republican proud of Obama but supports Romney
    One in a series of profiles of Maryland delegates to the Republican National Convention JoAnn Fisher readily acknowledges she's a bit of an oddity in her Prince George's County community. She is, after all, a Republican. Registered Democrats outnumber...
  • Unconventional

    Unconventional
    A nation of predominantly couch-bound television watchers got some bad news tonight, as President Barack Obama accepted his party's nomination and delivered the following line: "America's not about what can be done for us, it's about what can be done by...
  • Follow the Republican National Convention on free Android and iPhone app, view live streaming of events

    South Florida AT&T customers can follow the Republican National Convention like never before with your iPhone or Android device with new apps that offer schedules, maps, news updates, and for the first time, live streaming from the convention to mobile...
  • 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...