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Gop Convention 2012

Sam Stein

Jeb Bush Delivers Speech At Republican Convention

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 08.31.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- It took until 8:06 p.m. on the final night of the Republican convention for a speaker to offer a forceful defense of George W. Bush's p...

Newt Gingrich Compares Obama To Carter

Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TAMPA, Fla. — Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich says it's time to put "real leadership" back in the White House this Nov...

Arthur Delaney

Newt Gingrich Repeats Bogus Welfare Claim

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 08.31.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- Addressing the Republican National Convention on Thursday, Newt Gingrich repeated Mitt Romney's false claim that President Barack Obama...

Jeb Bush Gives Republican Convention Speech

Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush addressed the Republican National Convention on Thursday night. Below, his remarks as prepared for delivery. Welc...

Craig Romney Delivers Speech At Republican Convention

Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

Craig Romney gave his speech to the Republican National Convention on Thursday night. The son of presidential candidate Mitt Romney delivered half ...

Callista Gingrich Gives Republican Convention Speech Alongside Newt

Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

Callista Gingrich spoke by her husband Newt Gingrich's side in addressing the Republican National Convention on Thursday night. "The election of M...

Connie Mack Lauds Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan

Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

U.S. Senate candidate Connie Mack told the Republican National Convention on Thursday night that there "are new leaders on the horizon." The Florid...

Newt Gingrich Delivers Speech At Republican Convention

Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and his wife Callista addressed the Republican National Convention on Thursday night. Click here for live blog ...

Marco Rubio Gives Republican Convention Speech

Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) delivered a speech to the Republican National Convention on Thursday night. Below, the Florida Republican's remarks as p...

Romney Talks 'Excitement' In GOP Convention Speech

Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney's speech at the 2012 Republican National Convention marks the official moment when he accepts the presidential nomination. "It will be ...

Ryan Grim

Paul Ryan Campaign Defends Factory Closing Remarks

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- The Paul Ryan campaign is pushing back against charges that the vice presidential candidate blatantly misled viewers during his accepta...

Mark Blumenthal

Can Tampa Speech Improve Romney's Image?

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As Mitt Romney takes the stage in Tampa, Fla., on Thursday night to accept the Republican nomination for president, the key question for...

Ariel Edwards-Levy

Poll: Female Voters Focused On Economy, Prefer Obama To Romney

HuffingtonPost.com | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 08.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As women have found themselves in the center of much of 2012's political wrangling -- their bodies a topic for debate, and their hearts ...

GOP Lawmaker: $250,000 A Year 'Not Rich'

McLean Patch | Cecelia Smith | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics

Is a quarter-million dollar salary enough to support a family of four in Northern Virginia? According to Virginia Del. Barbara Comstock, someone wh...

Romney Sees Bump In Poll Numbers

Reuters | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics

By Steve Holland TAMPA, Fla., Aug 30 (Reuters) - Mitt Romney has moved into a narrow lead over U.S. President Barack Obama in a small ...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Senator Miffed Dems Are Crashing GOP Party

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- It's common to spot GOP politicians wandering around the Republican National Convention, talking to reporters and doing interviews in t...

Michael Calderone

Conservatives Push Back Against Paul Ryan Fact-Checks

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 08.30.2012 | Media

TAMPA, Fla. -- Before Rep. Paul Ryan left the stage Wednesday night at the Tampa Bay Times Forum, journalists took to Twitter for some real-time fact-...

LISTEN: Rush Limbaugh Attacks MSNBC

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 08.30.2012 | Media

Rush Limbaugh attacked MSNBC and its hosts on his Thursday radio show, saying that he has officially banned any audio soundbites from the network on h...

Jason Linkins

Paul Ryan Rages Against The Machine That Made Him

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

Give Paul Ryan credit -- he knows from dystopian fiction. As a Rand-acolyte, he's essentially been steeping in dark, howling visions of America transm...

Ryan Grim

Paul Ryan, Living Embodiment Of The Wall Street Journal Editorial Page

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- Paul Ryan's rise to national prominence, capped by his Republican convention speech on Wednesday night, is a major victory for the part...

The RNC and Me

Leah Singer | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics
Leah Singer

Why the Republicans and why 1996? Because that was the year the Convention took place in my hometown of San Diego, and I was so excited to be a convention runner for Knight-Ridder news service.

Feel the "Excitement" of Tampa in August With Mitt Romney

Karl Frisch | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics
Karl Frisch

I really can't blame the no-show trio, however, for skipping Romney's coronation. I couldn't be bothered to go either and I live for these quadrennial political love-ins. Forget Hurricane Isaac. It was Tampa in August with Romney. That's all the reason I needed to stay home.

Not All Private Schools Parallel Romney Education Plan

| Sarah Butrymowicz | Posted 10.30.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report's HechingerEd blog. Expanding school choice is a central piece of Mitt Romney's education p...

The Two Words Every Major GOP Speaker Is Avoiding

www.buzzfeed.com | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- The "Tea Party" band -- which energized and even seemed to overtake the Republican Party in 2010 -- has been virtually invisible at thi...

Mitt Romney Acceptance Speech Comes With High Stakes

Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

By TOM RAUM, ASSOCIATED PRESS The warm-up acts are winding down, the main event looms and the stakes are high. Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Ro...