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2012 Republican National Convention

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  • Recovering and rebooting after Campaign 2012

     
    Rafalca Goodbye to Seamus, the Irish Setter that 29 years ago rode 650 miles in a crate strapped to the roof of Mitt Romney’s family station wagon, and to Rafalca, Romneys’ Olympic-caliber dancing horse. Goodbye to President Barack Obama&#...
  • Readers question play of Mitt Romney, Neil Armstrong stories

     
    The front page of Sunday's Times featured a large profile of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney as a preview to the GOP National Convention, which was to begin Monday. A similar profile of President Obama is scheduled for this coming......
  • South Florida's Sharon Day, her party's No. 2, is 'Mrs. Republican'

    South Florida's Sharon Day, her party's No. 2, is 'Mrs. Republican'
    She lives in the heart of Florida's most Democratic territory, but it would be hard to find anyone anywhere who's more Republican than Fort Lauderdale's Sharon Day. How Republican is she? At the movies, she won't put money into the pockets of people she...
  • Condi presided over a catastrophe. So why is she lecturing Obama?

    Condi presided over a catastrophe. So why is she lecturing Obama?
    WASHINGTON — To watch Condoleezza Rice, the face of George W. Bush's foreign policy, stand before a convention of cheering Republicans and condemn Barack Obama for diminishing America's standing in the world — one can only gasp at the...
  • Romney picks vice presidential running mate

    Romney picks vice presidential running mate
    Mitt Romney announced Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan as his running mate Saturday, selecting the Republican Party's go-to man on budget issues in a decision that signals the campaign will make the nation's spiraling debt a centerpiece of its attacks on...
  • Police, FBI Investigate Reported Threat Against Rep. Akin

    Police, FBI Investigate Reported Threat Against Rep. Akin
    WASHINGTON -- U.S. Capitol Police are investigating a reported threat against Rep. Todd Akin, the Missouri congressman who has been criticized for comments he made recently about rape. There is "an active, open investigation, Lt. Kimberly Schneider said,...
  • Wow: Are There Really 7 States Between Here and the Dems National Convention Site?

    Wow: Are There Really 7 States Between Here and the Dems National Convention Site?
    It's nice to know that, at a point in history when national political conventions have become virtually meaningless, the Connecticut Democratic Party is sending a Winnebago loaded with 200 pounds of equipment down to Charlotte, N.C. Charlotte is the site...
  • Republicans prep for RNC, Tampa preps for tropical storm

    Republicans prep for RNC, Tampa preps for tropical storm
    You know what they say, "it takes a village." It's taking no less than a village to get the Tampa Bay Times Forum ready for the Republican National Convention next week. A high tech stage, 13 LED panels, 30,000 hours of man-power, every type of social...
  • Van Hollen gains unexpected role in Obama campaign

    Van Hollen gains unexpected role in Obama campaign
    Even as he campaigns for re-election to Congress, Rep. Chris Van Hollen has been tapped by the Obama campaign to help lead the Democratic rebuttal to Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan — a role that is taking him to battleground states...
  • Haiti sits in strengthening Isaac's path

    Haiti sits in strengthening Isaac's path
    As Tropical Storm Isaac swirls in the Caribbean -- becoming more powerful mile by mile -- it threatens to unleash disaster once again on vulnerable and often unaware Haitians by Friday night. The possibility of stinging rain and tree-bending wind...
  • Election 2012 as seen by Eric Breitenbach

    Election 2012 as seen by Eric Breitenbach
    Early in this year’s political campaigns, Eric Breitenbach began to notice a confrontational tenor to the debate. “When the political dialogue relative to 2012 election began to heat up, I was dismayed at the tone of the dialogue and I...