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Republican National Convention 2012

Elise Foley

Marco Rubio Bridges Bizarre Eastwood With Rousing Romney

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 08.31.2012 | Politics

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) had the tough task Thursday of bringing the mood of the crowd from confusion to inspiration, as the only divide between a bi...

Mitt Romney Republican Convention Speech: FULL TEXT

Posted 08.31.2012 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney delivered his speech to the Republican National Convention on Thursday night. Below are the former Ma...

Howard Fineman

Don't Forget: Mitt's A Religious Leader

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 08.31.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- As the parade of witnesses to the godliness, charity and grace of Mitt Romney at the Republican National Convention Thursday night remi...

Luke Johnson

Eastwood Misfires

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 08.31.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney probably hoped that surprise guest Clint Eastwood would make his day at the convention. Instead, the 82-year-old actor gave a rambling spe...

Marco Rubio Delivers Speech At Republican Convention

Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TAMPA, Fla. — Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida says Mitt Romney knows what makes America exceptional. Rubio told the GOP co...

Mitt Romney: 'I Accept Your Nomination For President Of The United States'

Posted 08.31.2012 | Politics

In his speech to the Republican National Convention on Thursday night, Mitt Romney began his remarks by declaring, "I accept your nomination for presi...

Clint Eastwood Speaks At Republican National Convention

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. — Clint Eastwood, the Hollywood filmmaker who knows all about sticking to the script, turned in a bizarre, unscripted endorsement of...

Romney Praised By Mormons

Posted 08.31.2012 | Politics

By RACHEL ZOLL, ASSOCIATED PRESS Members of Mitt Romney's church warmly presented the GOP presidential candidate as a compassionate man who lives h...

Dave Jamieson

Low-Wage Job Creator Attacks Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- The campaign for GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney has held up the success of retailer Staples as evidence of the nominee's credenti...

PHOTOS: Republican Convention Comes To Close

Posted 08.31.2012 | Politics

The Republican National Convention comes to a close on Thursday night and all eyes will soon shift to Charlotte ahead of the Democratic National Conve...

What The Republicans Didn't Say In Tampa

Howard Fineman | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics
Howard Fineman

If conventions are important anymore, and I'm not sure they are, they matter for what is not said more than what is said. The strategic and factual silences show indirectly what the party, candidate and campaign regard as their vulnerabilities -- the people, issues and themes that they know will drive away what's left of the undecided vote. As the Republican National Convention comes to a close, I'm sitting here in the hall compiling a list of the unstated. One is Romneycare. Even though Mitt brags about it selectively on the campaign trail, his health care program in Massachusetts has not received a mention here. The reason is obvious: He's running against Obamacare, which was modeled on his own.

Michael Calderone

ABC News Veteran Defends Ousted Yahoo! Journalist

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 08.30.2012 | Media

TAMPA, Fla. – ABC News veteran Sam Donaldson offered his support Thursday for journalist David Chalian, one day after Yahoo! News swiftly fired the ...

Romney: Time To Leave Disappointments Behind

AP | Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

BY KASIE HUNT AND STEVE PEOPLES, ASSOCIATED PRESS TAMPA, Fla. — Mitt Romney's mission in this election: connect with Americans on a personal leve...

Ryan Grim

Bain Capital Takes Center Stage At Republican Convention

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 08.31.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- Bain is back. Mitt Romney initially launched his presidential campaign on a simple premise: During tough economic times, America nee...

Elise Foley

Craig Romney Tears Up During RNC Speech

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 08.31.2012 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's Spanish-speaking son, Craig, gave a pitch for his father to Latino voters on Thursday, becoming emotio...

Ghost Of Dubya Hovers Over Convention

Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics

By THOMAS BEAUMONT , ASSOCIATED PRESS TAMPA, Florida -- Where is George W. Bush? The last Republican president was a no-show at the Republican c...

Jeb Bush Defends Brother George W. Bush In Republican Convention Speech

Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TAMPA, Fla. -- Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush says President Barack Obama should stop blaming his brother, former President G...

David Koch: 'I Believe In Gay Marriage'

Politico | Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- Billionaire industrialist David Koch, who is helping steer millions of dollars to elect Mitt Romney and congressional Republicans, on T...

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...

Ronald Reagan Gets Prominent RNC Tribute

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

The third and final night of the Republican National Convention opened with a video tribute to former President Ronald Reagan, effectively a mash-up s...

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...