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RNC Protesters Decry 'Chilling Effect' Of 'Militarized' City

AP | MIKE SCHNEIDER and TAMARA LUSH | Posted 10.27.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. — There have been no speeches inside the convention hall and it's nearly as quiet outside, too. So far, the protests have been mute...

Lynyrd Skynyrd Cancels RNC Gig

Posted 08.28.2012 | Entertainment

Lynyrd Skynyrd has canceled a performance during Republican National Convention festivities in Tampa, THR reports. A number of entertainers are sl...

Christina Wilkie

Prepping For Romney's Arrival In Tampa | Christina Wilkie | Posted 08.23.2012 | Politics

Ken Jones' full-time job is general counsel and executive vice president of Communications Equity Associates, a private equity, wealth management and ...

A View from the Minarets

Edesa Scarborough | Posted 10.21.2012 | College
Edesa Scarborough

There is nothing like mixing approximately 50,000 delegates with 15,000 members of the press, throwing in a few thousand protesters and a scattering of potential anarchists with 6,000 new and returning college students.

Weather Experts Watching For Hurricanes During RNC

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 08.21.2012 | Politics

Weather experts have their eyes on storms that could affect the Republican National Convention next week, which just so happens to be peak hurricane s...

GOP Starts To Worry About Hurricanes

AP | BRENT KALLESTAD | Posted 07.23.2012 | Politics

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Republican National Convention scheduled in Tampa for late August would be among the casualties if the area were threat...

Michael McAuliff

Coburn: RNC, DNC Should Return Taxpayers' Money For Conventions | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If politicians are so worked up over lavish conventions funded by taxpayers, the two major parties should give back more than $35 millio...

Tampa Strip Club Owner: 2012 Republican National Convention Guests Welcome Here

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Joe Redner, owner of the legendary Mons Venus -- one of Tampa's most highly acclaimed strip clubs -- understands the importance of discretion. That's...

Jason Linkins

Hold Steady, Ybor City: The Republican National Convention Eyes Tampa [UPDATED] | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Today's big rumor is that the 2012 Republican National Convention is going to be held in Tampa, Florida -- as opposed to the other proposed sites, Pho...