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2012 Republican National Convention

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  • 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...
  • 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

    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...
  • Md. delegation bunks with Grover Norquist in Tampa

    Md. delegation bunks with Grover Norquist in Tampa
    TAMPA, Fla. -- Maryland's delegation to the Republican National Convention doesn't include any headline speakers, but there is a nationally recognized figure within its ranks: Anti-tax advocate Grover Norquist. Norquist, the founder of Americans for...
  • Two local 'homeless' men make trip to Tampa to protest

    Two local 'homeless' men make trip to Tampa to protest
    TAMPA, Fla. -- Two self-described homeless men from California said they took part in Monday's protests against the Republican National Convention to showcase what they said was the GOP's thirst for war and insensitivity to the needy. One of the men,...
  • Oxon Hill Republican proud of Obama but supports Romney

    Oxon Hill Republican proud of Obama but supports Romney
    One in a series of profiles of Maryland delegates to the Republican National Convention JoAnn Fisher readily acknowledges she's a bit of an oddity in her Prince George's County community. She is, after all, a Republican. Registered Democrats outnumber...
  • Unconventional

    Unconventional
    A nation of predominantly couch-bound television watchers got some bad news tonight, as President Barack Obama accepted his party's nomination and delivered the following line: "America's not about what can be done for us, it's about what can be done by...
  • Follow the Republican National Convention on free Android and iPhone app, view live streaming of events

    South Florida AT&T customers can follow the Republican National Convention like never before with your iPhone or Android device with new apps that offer schedules, maps, news updates, and for the first time, live streaming from the convention to mobile...