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RNC Gears Up For A Contested Convention

AP | Kelly Chen | Posted 01.13.2016 | Politics

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The Republican National Committee has started preparing for a contested national convention, which would follow the pri...

RNC Rules to Stifle Ron Paul in 2012 Could Come Back to Bite in 2016

Eoin Higgins | Posted 01.11.2016 | Politics
Eoin Higgins

The problem for the RNC only gets worse when you consider the threat of Donald Trump's poll numbers. If there's one candidate right now who seems poised for majority delegate dominance, it's Trump. This leaves the RNC with two options, and neither are good.

RNC Announces Earlier Convention To Give GOP Nominee 'A Leg Up'

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 01.15.2015 | Politics

The Republican National Committee announced on Wednesday that it will hold the convention where it will choose the party's next nominee for president ...

Cleveland: 10 Things Politico Should Know

Daniel Moulthrop | Posted 09.08.2014 | Politics
Daniel Moulthrop

Yesterday, after the Republican National Committee named Cleveland as its 2016 convention site, a writer for Politico added his two cents. The article obviously meant well but started with something that happened 45 years ago and had all the hallmarks of a hastily cobbled together piece.

Rob Portman Leaves Door Open To 2016 Presidential Run

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 07.08.2014 | Politics

Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) said in a Tuesday interview with The Washington Post that he may run for president in 2016. “I’m not particularly eag...

Dallas, Cleveland Finalists For 2016 GOP Convention

AP | By STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 08.25.2014 | Politics

BOSTON (AP) — Just two cities remain in the sweepstakes to host the Republican Party's next presidential nominating convention. Repub...

Could Florida Still Field A Presidential Candidate?

The Tampa Tribune | William March | Posted 10.26.2013 | Miami

TAMPA -- As recently as six months ago, Florida, a state with a poor record for producing presidential candidates, appeared to be striking gold at las...

WATCH: Why Wyclef Didn't Perform At The RNC

Posted 06.16.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Grammy Award-winning hip-hop artist, producer and politician Wyclef Jean talks with Marc about his decision not to perform at the Republican National ...

Goddess Bless America: My Wild and Crazy Fantasy

Lisa Levart | Posted 11.24.2012 | Religion
Lisa Levart

The word God was used a total of 57 times during the recent Republican and Democratic National Conventions. Just for fun, let's imagine if the word Goddess were used instead.

It's Arithmetic: The Romney Campaign Adds Up to Lies and Insults

Sophia A. McClennen | Posted 11.21.2012 | Politics
Sophia A. McClennen

To trope on Bill Clinton, "It's Arithmetic." Colbert and Stewart have shown us that the Romney campaign adds up to lies and insults. Now it's our turn to do the math and decide what this campaign really adds up to.

'Green News Report' - September 11, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.11.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY...

Thousands at DNC Have Synchronized Orgasm, Janitor Furious

El Guapo | Posted 11.10.2012 | Comedy
El Guapo

After thousands of attendees broke into a spontaneous synchronized orgasm during the final moment of President Obama's speech, Karl Yamenski, lone janitor at the Time Warner Arena, recognized that this would be a night for the ages.

WATCH: Jerry Brown Still Ready To Duel With Chris Christie

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 09.09.2012 | San Francisco

Even at age 74, California Gov. Jerry Brown is never one to back down from a challenge. In a Sunday interview on CNN's "State Of The Union," the v...

What the U.S. Should Learn About 'Being Ready'

John Robinson | Posted 11.07.2012 | Media
John Robinson

You know what happens when you show the London 2012 Paralympics on TV as you would other international sports? You get interest in diversity now and for years to come.

Clint Eastwood Reveals The Inspiration Behind The Empty Chair

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 05.31.2013 | Politics

Clint Eastwood spoke to his local paper following his much-discussed speech last Thursday at the Republican National Convention in Tampa and revealed ...

'Green News Report' - September 6, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.06.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY...

Open for Innovation: Why the Tech Industry Should Bet on Obama

Susan Crawford | Posted 11.06.2012 | Technology
Susan Crawford

Compare the Republican and Democratic Party platforms when it comes to technology and you'll find an open-and-shut case. One is open to creating universal, affordable access; the other is closed to newcomers in a sector where access points are controlled by a few monopoly players.

Romney Defends What He Didn't Say

AP | KASIE HUNT | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

CONCORD, N.H. -- Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Thursday defended his decision not to discuss the Afghanistan war in his convention ...

GOP Convention Viewers Fell; Eastwood Speech Was Highlight

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics

Viewership of the Republican convention was down sharply from four years ago, according to a Pew Research Center poll released Wednesday. While 56 per...

Senator Rubio: What About My DREAM

Pierre R. Berastaín | Posted 11.05.2012 | Latino Voices
Pierre R. Berastaín

Senator Rubio, the values you speak of are values I treasure, but do not stand at a podium and tell the world you and your party live to uphold those values. Your party holds profoundly xenophobic policies.

PHOTOS: 5 National Convention Host Cities Worth Visiting

Shermans Travel | Posted 11.05.2012 | Travel
Shermans Travel

No matter how you vote or who you support, there's something for you to enjoy in these past convention host cities.

The GOP Platform's 12 Faultiest Claims

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 09.05.2012 | Business

Last week, the Republican Party released its 2012 platform, a document that proposes sweeping reforms designed to limit the size and role of governmen...

'Green News Report' - September 4, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.04.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY...

Clint Eastwood: 'Hot-Doggin' It' at the RNC

Dr. Caroline Cicero | Posted 11.04.2012 | Fifty
Dr. Caroline Cicero

Eastwood is 82, and his appearance just before Mitt Romney took the stage was an opportunity for him to leave his legacy on the political process.

Critical Musings on the RNC From a Tampa Resident

Gary Stein | Posted 11.04.2012 | Politics
Gary Stein

The buses have finally left, the barricades are being sent to wherever they came from, and Tampa is getting back to normal, whatever that is. I took ...