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Rnc Protests

Rice, Other Bush Officials Targeted At Convention

AP | MIKE SCHNEIDER | Posted 10.28.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. — Police in Tampa stopped a dozen anti-war protesters from entering an event attended by former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice ...

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...

Patrick Svitek

Republican National Convention Protesters Win City Permits | Patrick Svitek | Posted 07.12.2012 | Politics

A thousands-strong alliance that includes labor and anti-war groups has received approval to protest during the Republican National Convention in Tamp...

Where was the twittered outrage for #ourownbackyard?

Max Keiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Max Keiser

In the lead up to the US elections less than a year ago, protesters gathered at the party conventions. The police were waiting for them.

RNC Protester Pleads Guilty

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - 1 of 2 Texas men accused of possessing Molotov cocktails during the Republican National Convention has pleaded guilty. The U.S. At...

Preemptive Strikes Against Protest at RNC

Marjorie Cohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marjorie Cohn

The raids targeted members of Food Not Bombs, an anti-war group that provides free vegetarian meals every week and I-Witness Video, a media watchdog group that monitors the police to protect civil liberties.

Donna Brazile Hit By Pepper Spray At RNC

Washington Post | Holly Watt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

ST. PAUL -- Donna Brazile was hit by pepper spray as she walked to the Xcel Center at the start of the Republican Convention here. The well-known Dem...

RNC Protests Go On Despite Scaled-Back Event

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SEPT 3 -- Police Infiltrated Anti-RNC Group: An affidavit shows that informants were spying on the RNC Welcoming Committee. Almost a year to the day...