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2012 Republican National Convention

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  • Was ‘American treasure’ Clint Eastwood’s speech a failure?

     
    Three days later, Clint Eastwood's speech to the Republican National Convention is still generating conversation. It was doing that on Sunday morning programs. One line of thinking has it that Eastwood upstaged presidential candidate Mitt Romney. But...
  • Jeb Bush as Romney’s education secretary? (and his education speech at the RNC)

     
    So in case you missed it, Jeb Bush was a featured speaker at the Republican National Convention last week in Tampa and, to no one's surprise,  spoke mostly about education. In the run-up to the convention, Education Week interviewed Republican leaders who...
  • VP Joe Biden to address Democrats in York this morning.

     
    Throngs of Obama administration supporters gathered in York early this morning for a speech by Vice President Joe Biden. Biden was set to address supporters in the gymnasium at West York High School at 11:30 a.m. Biden was preceded by......
  • Pew survey finds most Americans say wealthy pay too little in taxes

     
    As the Republican National Convention kicks off in Tampa, a new Pew Center survey offers some insight into the challenges of nominating a super wealthy businessman as your candidate for president. The new report shows that although the public generally...
  • The annotated Chris Christie: Where's the 'truth'?

     
    At last night's Republican National Convention, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was 1,774 words into the prepared text of his 2,639-word keynote speech -- almost exactly 2/3rds of the way-- before he mentioned the name of his party's nominee, Mitt......
  • Ann Romney tells ABC: I feel ‘really good’ about speech

     
    ABC's Diane Sawyer has landed a preview of Ann Romney's speech to the Republican National Convention tonight. “I was a little shaky when I first came out,” Mitt Romney's wife tells Sawyer. “I'm like, ‘Oh, this is a pretty big...
  • Do you like Jon Stewart’s version of Mitt Romney’s life?

     
    If you found Clint Eastwood's comedy lacking Thursday night at the Republican National Convention, Jon Stewart might meet your standards. “The Daily Show” presented “Mitt Romney: A Human Who Built That.” The film features...
  • Fox News Channel ranks No. 1 with Mitt Romney speech

     
    Paul Ryan, left, and Mitt Romney on Thursday at the Republican National Convention. Photo credit: Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED WITH NATIONAL NUMBERS: Top of the ratings chart Thursday in Orlando: Mitt Romney's speech on Fox...
  • Did Clint Eastwood ruin Mitt Romney’s night?

     
    Clint Eastwood has won Oscars and moviegoers' enduring affection, but he was getting trashed for his performance Thursday night at the Republican National Convention in Tampa. In a very unusual improv act, Eastwood told off an empty chair that was there...
  • Pictures in the News | August 27, 2012

     
    We have a festive start to Monday's Pictures in the News beginning in Scotland, where street entertainers perform on the final day of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. One of the largest arts festivals in the world, it was established as an alternative to...
  • All about the rabbi who will deliver the GOP invocation

     
     The Tablet writer Yair Rosenberg profiles Rabbi Meir Soloveichik who will be giving the invoation at the GOP National Convention today in Tampa: With all the speculation in recent weeks over whether Mitt Romney would tap a fellow Mormon to deliver a...