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2012 Republican National Convention

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  • ‘Saturday Night Live’ skewers Obama, Romney, Eastwood

     
    “Saturday Night Live” installed a new Barack Obama and a new attitude this weekend. Jay Pharoah succeeded Fred Armisen in playing the president, and the NBC series took sharper digs at the president. In the first-rate opening sketch, a...
  • China calls Romney's accusations 'as false as they are foolish'

     
    BEIJING -- Mitt Romney’s tough talk on China is getting more pushback from authorities in Beijing. On Thursday, the Republican presidential candidate released a new ad on manufacturing jobs contending that “for the first time, China is beating...
  • The Rhubarb Patch: A tough discussion about ‘hard truths’ in the presidential race

     
    In Wednesday's Tribune I debate the 2012 presidential race with conservative activist Chris Robling, a WGN-TV commentator and former executive director of the Cook County Republican Party. To Chris, from Eric: On the first night of the recent Republican...
  • Clint Eastwood: Politicians need to work more, talk less

     
    In a CNN interview, Clint Eastwood says he has no regrets about his performance at the Republican National Convention. He also says that presidential candidate Mitt Romney has a better sense of humor than people think. Eastwood was promoting his movie &#...
  • Crist-Obama hug Part 2: The back story

     
    So, how exactly did former Republican governor Charlie Crist reprise his infamous hug with President Obama on the campaign trail over the weekend? Crist said his role in this election came about with an improptu cold call to the White......
  • American Crossroads launches $2.1 mill anti-Obama ad buy

     
    Folks, get ready for a barrage of ads praising Mitt Romney and slamming Barack Obama. The super-PACS on the Republican side are showing their muscle. Yesterday, Restore Our Future — the super-PAC associated with Romney — announced a $4 million...
  • Will Hurricane Isaac crash Republican party in Tampa?

     
    The first thing I thought when the Republicans announced their 2012 Republican National Convention would be held in Tampa during the last week of August: Hmmm, the heart of hurricane season. Well, wouldn't you know it, here we are, six......
  • Mitt Romney talks tactics, shows summer home on ‘Fox News Sunday’

     
    As a preview to the Republican National Convention in Tampa, “Fox News Sunday” will offer an interview with presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his wife, Ann. The Romneys will let moderator Chris Wallace and viewers see the family's...
  • Jeb nabs RNC speaking spot

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Former Gov. Jeb Bush will be among the speakers at the Republican National Convention later this month, RNC officials announced this morning. “This election comes down to a fundamental choice – between Mitt Romney's...