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Republican National Convention 2012

Nikki Haley Gives Republican Convention Speech

Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley (R-S.C.) took to the Republican National Convention stage on Tuesday and wasted no time getting to the theme of the ni...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Rick Santorum: Our Party Lifts 'Born And Unborn'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- Rick Santorum pivoted from the Republican Party's central message on President Barack Obama's economic record during his national conve...

Amanda Terkel

Republican Convention Speaker Delivers Mind-Boggling Argument

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- Republicans spent the first full day of their 2012 convention hammering President Barack Obama for his "you didn't build that" remark, ...

Chris Christie Gives Speech At Republican Convention

Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics

Gov. Chris Christie's (R) commanded the spotlight on Tuesday night with his role as keynote speaker at the Republican National Convention. His rem...

Michael Calderone

National Review Parties At RNC

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 08.28.2012 | Media

TAMPA, Fla. -- Before Mitt Romney chose Paul Ryan as his running mate, several influential organs of conservative media establishment -- the National...

Artur Davis Delivers Speech At Republican Convention

Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics

Democrat-turned-Republican Artur Davis addressed the Republican National Convention on Tuesday night. Early in his remarks, Davis made a case in su...

Rick Santorum Gives Republican Convention Speech

Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics

Former presidential candidate Rick Santorum delivered a speech at the Republican National Convention on Tuesday night. The AP reports: Conserva...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Gov. Scott Walker Gets Hero's Welcome At RNC

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker received a hero's welcome on Tuesday at the Republican National Convention, where he addressed a crowd of a...

Jason Cherkis

Threatening Fliers Disrupt Voter Suppression Rally In Tampa

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics

UPDATE: The group appears to be a hoax. A HuffPost reader pointed out that the two who disrupted Tuesday's protest look like the ones who formed the p...

Michael McAuliff

New Jersey Hits 9/11 Families As Christie Speaks

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- As New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie touts his brand of conservatism and fiscal responsibility in a marquee speech at the Republican conve...

Mary Fallin Gives Republican Convention Speech

Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin delivered a speech at the Republican Convention on Tuesday night. The Republican governor praised Mitt Romney and his ru...

Ann Romney Delivers Speech At Republican Convention

Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics

By BY KASIE HUNT, ASSOCIATED PRESS TAMPA, Fla. — Meet Mitt Romney's sweetheart. Ann Romney, 63, was making her national debut at the Republica...

Kelly Ayotte Delivers Speech At Republican Convention

Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics

Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) took aim at President Barack Obama in her remarks at the Republican convention in Tampa on Tuesday night. The New Hampsh...

Cathy McMorris Rodgers Delivers Republican Convention Speech

Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics

Rep. Catchy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.) gave a brief speech at the Republican National Convention on Tuesday evening, announcing that she would serve a...

Sabrina Siddiqui

John Boehner's Convention Message: 'Throw Him Out'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) offered a plain and simple message in his introductory remarks on the first evening of the Republic...

Mia Love Gives Speech At Republican Convention

Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics

Republican congressional candidate Mia Love addressed the Republican National Convention in Tampa on Tuesday night. The GOP contender running for ...

Priebus: 'Obama Has A Problem With The American Dream'

Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus spoke to RNC conventioneers on Tuesday, playing up his Wisconsin roots and blasting President Ba...

Sabrina Siddiqui

John Boehner Delivers Speech At Republican Convention

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics

House Speaker John Boehner addressed the Republican National Convention on Tuesday night. The Ohio Republican zeroed-in on the issue of jobs and d...

Michael McAuliff

Chaos, Anger Erupt After Ron Paul Delegates Are Barred

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- The Republican National Convention's decision to bar half of Maine's delegates for Rep. Ron Paul set off a fierce, angry Paul revolutio...

RNC Attendees Show Off Sweet Dance Moves

Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics

Delegates and attendees at the Republican National Convention in Tampa were treated to the covered classic rock tunes of G.E. Smith & the G.E. Smith B...

Howard Fineman

Can Bushes Save Mitt In Florida? Do They Want To?

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -– What do the Bushes want? More to the point, what will they do? The outcome of the presidential campaign, especially here in Florida, ...

Gene Demby

Black Democrats Tout Obama, Blast Romney As Convention Gets Underway

HuffingtonPost.com | Gene Demby | Posted 08.28.2012 | Black Voices

As Republicans took to the floor Tuesday to nominate Mitt Romney at the Republican National Convention, Democrats warned that Romney's policies would ...

Christina Wilkie

Ann Romney's Convention Speech: Mitt Will 'Lift Up America!"

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics

TAMPA -- Ann Romney will tell Republican National Convention delegates on Tuesday night that her husband, GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, will "...

Laura Bassett

GOP Platform Endorses Dubious Fetal Pain Claim

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics

The 2012 GOP platform features a bold new development in the party's position on abortion: an official endorsement of the medically unsupported claim ...

Amanda Terkel

Ron Paul Delegates Cause Mayhem

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- A divided Republican Party was on full display Tuesday when Rep. Ron Paul's (R-Texas) supporters and other grassroots activists loudly ...