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2012 Republican National Convention

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  • The angst of the square-jawed man

    The angst of the square-jawed man
    They're commanding, confident. Well-coiffed. Their jaw lines are sturdy, anvil-shaped; their chins, cleft. They could stand on wedding cakes. They could date Barbie. They look presidential. Alongside their calm, straightforward charms, the world appears...
  • Maryland GOP delegation unified behind Romney

    Maryland GOP delegation unified behind Romney
    Maryland Republicans converge on Tampa this week to cast their ballots for former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and get energized for the November election against President Barack Obama. "There's just a huge enthusiasm for the Romney-Ryan team, and we'...
  • Anti-Obama documentary may gross $6 million this weekend

    Anti-Obama documentary may gross $6 million this weekend
    The anti-President Obama documentary "2016: Obama's America," is off to a strong start in its first weekend of national release and could gross more than $6 million between Friday and Sunday, placing it far ahead of the new horror movie "The Apparition"...
  • Paul Ryan taken to task for fashion choices

     Paul Ryan taken to task for fashion choices
    When Rep. Paul D. Ryan (R.-Wis.) billowed onto the national political stage in Norfolk, Va., as Mitt Romney's vice presidential running mate this month, the reaction was swift and unanimous — at least among the fashion-focused. Press pundits,...
  • Harris rising through state's sparse GOP ranks

    Harris rising through state's sparse GOP ranks
    He's a rookie in Congress, but Rep. Andy Harris is positioned to become a GOP heavyweight in Maryland. As delegates from across the country converge at the Republican National Convention this week to nominate Mitt Romney for president, the first-term...
  • California's convention delegates unfazed by Monday cancellation

    ST. PETE BEACH, Fla. — California delegates who have gathered here for theĀ Republican National ConventionĀ  were unfazed by the cancellation of Monday’s events, saying that safety must be the first priority. “So it’s official,...
  • Anti-Obama documentary does surprisingly well on slow weekend

    With the Republican National Convention set to kick off this week, an anti-Obama documentary did surprisingly well at the box office on one of the slowest moviegoing weekends of the year. The No. 1 film was still "The Expendables 2," which claimed the...
  • Tropical Storm Isaac Was Long Overdue, One Forecaster Warned

    Tropical Storm Isaac Was Long Overdue, One Forecaster Warned
    As thousands of Republicans, press and protesters hunker down for at least a glancing blow from Tropical Storm Isaac, it's not a bad time to ask: What were Republican National Convention organizers thinking? Why would they put their presidential...
  • Elkridge man takes old-fashioned route to Tampa

    Elkridge man takes old-fashioned route to Tampa
    One in a series of profiles of Maryland delegates to the Republican National Convention O.P. Ditch almost didn't make it to the Republican National Convention — not because of Tropical Storm Isaac, but rather a missed deadline. The retired Air...
  • The Goldwater legacy

    As the 2012 Republican National Convention gathers in Tampa, I find my thoughts going back nearly half a century, to San Francisco in 1964. It was the first political convention I covered as a reporter, and it was the one at which Sen. Barry Goldwater...
  • Who is Mitt Romney?

    Who is Mitt Romney?
    Reality isn't supposed to intrude on a major political party's national convention, so after weathering the bluster of a Missouri Senate candidate last week, Republicans are understandably frustrated by the presence of yet another storm, this one the...