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2012 Gop Convention

Sam Stein

George W. Bush All But Erased From Republican Convention

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright turned heads last week by saying that Democrats could very well blame George W. Bush's pre...

Team Obama Attacks Paul Ryan Ahead Of Big Rollout

Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics

By JULIE PACE, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS FORT COLLINS, Colo. — Even before Paul Ryan takes the stage at the Republican convention, President Barack Ob...

Christie's Blunt Style Tested In Convention Speech

AP | BETH FOUHY and THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 10.28.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- With a rowdy fist-pump, blunt and brash New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie lit a fire under the Republican National Convention, labeling De...

LIVE UPDATES: Republicans Convention Continues After Big Night Of Speeches

Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics

After the first big night of speeches, the Republican convention continues on Wednesday in Tampa. Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is in...

Jon Ward

Beauty And The Beast: Ann Romney, Chris Christie Headline GOP Convention's First Night

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -– Good cop. Bad cop. The Republican Party showed the nation one of its most winsome faces on the first night of the GOP's shortened...

BAIN UNNAMED: GOP Speakers Won't Utter The Word That Made Mitt Rich

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics

Among all the rhetoric and exultant language on the first day of the 2012 Republican Convention, one phrase was notably absent: Bain Capital. Not ...

Ryan Grim

Ann Romney's Bain Story Leaves Out Critical Details

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- Ann Romney on Tuesday recounted her husband's life story in her prime time convention speech, describing his effort to launch Bain Capi...

Mitt Romney Makes GOP Convention Appearance After Ann Romney's Speech

AP | Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TAMPA, Fla. — Newly nominated Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is appearing for the first time at the Republ...

Christina Wilkie

Nikki Haley: Obama Will 'Stand In Your Way'

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley slammed President Barack Obama, who she said would "sacrifice American jobs and American workers to pac...

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 ...