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2012 Republican National Convention

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Top 2012 Republican National Convention Articles

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  • The empty podium [Editorial]

    The empty podium  [Editorial]
    The last time someone tried to debate an empty chair (Clint Eastwood, Republican National Convention, 2012), the chair won. But when two of the leading Democratic candidates for governor did it last night (this time, it was an empty podium, actually), the...
  • Sports scheduling requires all the right moves

    The ball teetered on the lip of the 16th hole at Augusta National Golf Club. It was 2005, and after Tiger Woods' now-famous chip shot fell in for a birdie and Woods went on to win the Masters for the fourth time, Jim Michaelian made a decision. With...
  • Chan Lowe: Florida's "Pop-Tart Bill"

    Chan Lowe: Florida's "Pop-Tart Bill"
    One of the more bizarre bills rearing its head during this year’s Florida legislative session is the “Pop-Tart Bill,” so named because under his state’s no-tolerance policy, a Maryland schoolchild was suspended from school for...
  • San Diego mayoral victory puts Faulconer high on state GOP ladder

    SAN DIEGO — As Mayor-elect Kevin Faulconer prepares to take power at City Hall, voters here are well aware what the game plan of a Republican mayor looks like. It's the strategy used by former Mayor Jerry Sanders, a Faulconer supporter, as he...
  • Michalowski v. Rutherford et. al, plain text version

     
    (Skip ahead to No. 35 for the sex-related allegations) UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS EASTERN DIVISION EDMUND MICHALOWSKI (Plaintiff) v. (DAN RUTHERFORD, individually, and KYLE HAM, individually ( Defendants. )...
  • Sundance Film Review: 'Mitt'

    A determinedly apolitical movie that inevitably will be viewed in partisan terms, "Mitt" is a fascinating fly-on-the-wall portrait of family life on the U.S. presidential campaign trail. Covering Mitt Romney's failed run for the Republican nomination in...
  • Santorum writes how-to book on reaching blue collar voters

    Santorum writes how-to book on reaching blue collar voters
    To hear Rick Santorum tell it, he could have turned out blue collar voters to beat Barack Obama in 2012. The former Pennsylvania U.S. senator who went further in the Republican presidential primary than anyone, probably even himself, thought possible,...
  • Of presidential gaffes and calamities

    WASHINGTON -- Every American president has to weather occasional political gaffes. Whether their own or those committed by associates, they cause temporary embarrassment or pain but are ultimately survivable. Loose lips may sink ships, as was often said...
  • New Book Reveals Why Clint Eastwood Was Given Free Rein to Deliver Republican Convention Speech

    "Double Down," Mark Halperin and John Heilemann's follow up to "Game Change," answers one of the more perplexing questions of the 2012 presidential campaign: Why did Mitt Romney's team give carte blanche to Clint Eastwood to say whatever he wanted in...
  • Honoring the 43rd president

    WASHINGTON -- To nobody's surprise, all four living former presidents were on their best behavior the other day at the dedication of the library and museum named for the latest of them, George W. Bush, at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. The...
  • About Clarence McKee

    About Clarence McKee
    Clarence V.McKee, Esq. is the President and founder of McKee Communications, Inc. which specializes in government, community, political and media relations. His clients have included Walmart Stores, the Florida Department of Children and Families, the...