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Republican National Convention 2012

Jeb Bush To Take RNC Stage As A 'Hispanic Republican'

Posted 08.30.2012 | Latino Voices

By Rocio Gonzalez, VOXXI There is the Martinez. The Rubio. The Fortuño. The Cruz. Then there’s the other Hispanic causing a stir this week at...

Street Style At The Republican Convention

The Huffington Post | Tony Stamolis and HuffPost Style Staff | Posted 10.29.2012 | Style

We've been covering the style of the 2012 political players ad nauseam here on HuffPost Style. Mitt Romney's jeans? Paul Ryan's cowboy boots? Michelle...

Jon Ward

Mitt Romney Convention Speech Goal: Rescue His Character

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- At a Frank Luntz focus group on Sunday, the pollster asked the nearly two-dozen voters to describe Mitt Romney in one word. The respons...

Paul Ryan Takes Factual Shortcuts In Speech

Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR AND JACK GILLUM, ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Laying out the first plans for his party's presidential ticket, GOP vic...

Bush To Start Speech With Defense Of George W.

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

Former Fla. Gov. Jeb Bush will talk education on Thursday at the Republican National Convention, but first he'll get something off his chest. He plans...

Brewer Endorses Obama!

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

Arizona Republican Gov. Jan Brewer, who is no great friend of President Barack Obama, accidentally endorsed him Wednesday evening in an interview with...

Koch Brother Makes Unusual Appearance At Convention

Politico | Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- The Republican National Convention seems a strange place for a press-shy billionaire benefactor of iconoclastic libertarian causes that...

Romney Commands Spotlight At 2012 Republican Convention

Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

By By CALVIN WOODWARD and DONNA CASSATA, ASSOCIATED PRESS TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Republican Mitt Romney is stepping up for the most important speech ...

Dan Froomkin

Ghost Of Bush Haunts GOP Convention

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- George W. Bush made it clear months ago that he wouldn't attend the Republican National Convention this week in Tampa. But his absence i...

LIVE UPDATES: Republicans Convention Rolls On After Paul Ryan's Speech

Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

All eyes are on the Republican National Convention and GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney. The day after vice presidential contender Paul Ryan de...

Ryan Grim

Paul Ryan Speech Built On Demonstrably Misleading Assertions

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- Paul Ryan pledged Wednesday that if he and his running mate Mitt Romney were elected president, they would usher in an ethic of respons...

WATCH: Paul Ryan Gives Convention Speech

Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

Paul Ryan drew applause and even some tears with his speech at the Republican National Convention in Tampa on Wednesday night. Watch highlights fr...

Condoleezza Rice Speech Brings Foreign Policy Clout To Republican Convention

Reuters | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics

* A rare convention link to George W. Bush * Reassurance of international "leadership" of Romney * Was wide-ranging spee...

Sam Stein

Paul Ryan -- A Carnivore's Delight, Complete With Distortions

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- Paul Ryan's prime time convention speech Wednesday night was one of the few remaining opportunities to make a sweeping case for the typ...

Christina Wilkie

Paul Ryan Provokes Waterworks From Scott Walker

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- Less than 10 minutes into Rep. Paul Ryan's vice presidential nomination speech at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Republic...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Ron Paul Delegates Accuse Security Of Suppressing Their Signs

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- After protesting on the floor at the Republican National Convention on Tuesday, Ron Paul delegates on Wednesday accused convention secu...

Dave Jamieson

What 'Romney's America' Would Look Like

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- In keeping with the small but spirited demonstrations from the left here this week, unionized workers led a march against GOP president...

Amanda Terkel

Mike Huckabee Delivers Speech At Republican Convention

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- Next to President Barack Obama, there are probably few people more unpopular at the Republican National Convention than Democratic Nati...

Paul Ryan Delivers Speech At Republican Convention

Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

Paul Ryan captured the spotlight with his speech at the Republican National Convention on Wednesday night. Below, the vice presidential candidate'...

Howard Fineman

GOP Seniors Wary Of Ryan's Medicare Plan

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie talks about the need to face budgetary hard truths, and Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan is supposed to be the n...

Condoleezza Rice Delivers Republican Convention Speech

Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TAMPA, Fla. — Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice says raising U.S. standing in the world depends on solving probl...

Joshua Hersh

Condoleezza Rice Brings Foreign Policy Heat At GOP Convention

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

The Republican National Convention took an uncharacteristic turn toward foreign policy on Wednesday night, as two prominent speakers lashed out at Pre...

Pawlenty Knocks Obama As 'Tattoo President'

Posted 10.29.2012 | Politics

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TAMPA, Fla. -- Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty says Barack Obama is the tattoo president Like a big tattoo, it seemed...

Mike Huckabee Gives Republican Convention Speech

Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics

Mike Huckabee, a conservative favorite, delivered a speech at the Republican National Convention on Wednesday night. Huckabee touted Mitt Romney's ...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Rand Paul's Biggest Applause Line: Never Trade Liberty For Security

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- Sen. Rand Paul's biggest applause during his Wednesday evening speech at the Republican National Convention came from a line about prot...