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Romney and Religion at the Republican Convention

Rev. Dr. C. Welton Gaddy | Posted 11.03.2012 | Religion
Rev. Dr. C. Welton Gaddy

Mr. Romney is trying to ingratiate himself with the religious right without getting his hands dirty by acknowledging too close a relationship with those who shamelessly have used conservative Christianity for outright partisan political purposes.

Sam Stein

Albright: 'I Can't Understand Why Any Woman Would Want To Vote For Mitt'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- There's been no shortage of musing over Mitt Romney's failure to win over female voters. The gender gap is pronounced, and with the...

Romney's Convention Speech Draws Ho-Hum Response In Poll

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 09.03.2012 | Politics

Early polling results following the Republican National Convention suggest that any bounce that Mitt Romney got from the three days in Tampa was margi...

Sam Stein

Republicans Imagine The Day After Obama Wins

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 09.03.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- Should President Barack Obama win reelection this November, anti-tax advocate Grover Norquist pledges that he would immediately begin w...

Michael Calderone

Newt Gingrich Back To Attacking The Media

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 09.02.2012 | Media

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- While Newt Gingrich seemed to enjoy the media spotlight during the Republican National Convention, with journalists flocking to hi...

Former Bush Strategist: Paul Ryan 'So Stretched The Truth'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 09.03.2012 | Politics

Former George W. Bush strategist Matthew Dowd slammed Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan on Sunday, taking issue with the facts presented ...

Jason Linkins

Tales Of Woe Are Part Of Republican Convention's Show: HuffPost List

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.02.2012 | Politics

Before we forget about Tampa, let's take a journey way back to 1956, when the National Broadcasting Company aired a "reality" television show so d...

Truthiness Is Not a Joke: Lying and Loving It at the RNC

Sophia A. McClennen | Posted 11.02.2012 | Politics
Sophia A. McClennen

CBS News reported that most of the major claims made by Ryan about Obama's record were misleading and untrue. Ryan then kept up his pattern of truthiness after the RNC when he lied about his best time in a marathon, shaving off more than an hour from his finish time. Seriously?

Mitt In 2009: I Want Obama 'To Fail'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.01.2012 | Politics

Despite saying he wishes "President Obama had succeeded, because I want America to succeed" in his GOP convention speech, Mitt Romney hasn't always fe...

I Don't Give a Rat's Ass About the Republican National Convention

Floyd Elliot | Posted 11.01.2012 | Comedy
Floyd Elliot

Short of some kind of Hunger Games for presidential candidates, it's hard to imagine how to make the kind of coronation that the Republican convention represents, interesting.

Gene Demby

Michael Steele: Voter ID Rhetoric 'Tone-Deaf,' GOP Needs New Approach With Blacks

HuffingtonPost.com | Gene Demby | Posted 08.31.2012 | Black Voices

TAMPA, Fla. -- As the Republican National Convention drew to a close, Michael Steele, the party's former chair, said that his party needed to do a bet...

Christina Wilkie

In A Tampa Strip Club, Jobs, Abortion And The GOP Take Center Stage

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 08.31.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- Mitt Romney wasn't the only person making a crucial stage debut Thursday night. A few miles from the Tampa Bay Times Forum, where Romne...

Romney, Ryan Become First GOPers Since '52 Not To Mention This

AP | MATT APUZZO | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — With America embroiled in its longest armed conflict, Mitt Romney became the first Republican since 1952 to accept his party's nomi...

Speechless: How Mitt Romney, His Wife and Paul Ryan All Blew It in the Spotlight

Joseph Romm | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics
Joseph Romm

There is no excuse for even one major political speech to be poorly written. But three? Romney should fire his entire team for having the three most important speeches of the GOP convention so poorly written and poorly framed.

'Get Them Out!' -- Why Did We See Racism at the RNC?

David J. Dunn, PhD | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics
David J. Dunn, PhD

What does it say about the GOP that a group of white males would be so open about their racism in front of a Hispanic Republican and the rest of TV-watching America? I do not know the answer, but it is a fair question.

'I Cringed'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.31.2012 | Politics

Clint Eastwood did more than make headlines with his bizarre speech at the Republican National Convention -- he managed to make Wisconsin Governor Sco...

Clint Eastwood Invents Millions Of Unemployed People

Posted 08.31.2012 | Business

Apparently Clint Eastwood is a fan of talking about things that don't really exist. At the Republican National Convention Thursday night, the man...

Stranger Than Fiction: Can You Identify The GOP's Real Economic Proposals?

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 08.31.2012 | Business

If someone told you that the Republican Party supports making the federal income tax unconstitutional, you may not believe him. But the Republican Par...

Rubio Admits Mistake After Unfortunate Mix-up

Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TAMPA, Fla. -- Tea party favorite Marco Rubio had one of those did-he-just-say-that moments by jumbling words in his Republ...

Website Stages Guerilla Art Installation During RNC

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.01.2012 | Arts

If you decided to dine at Bern's Steakhouse in Tampa last night, you probably noticed that something was off about the restaurant's exterior. That's b...

Ripping Up the Social Contract in Tampa

Emily Spitzer | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics
Emily Spitzer

It's time to tell the truth about Medicaid: what it does, who it helps, and what proposals -- like Representative Paul Ryan's budget proposal and the move by some states to reject the Medicaid expansion -- would do to it.

A Note From the Republican National Convention

Carlie Hoffer | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics
Carlie Hoffer

My mom Mika Brzezinski dragged me to Tampa to watch the Republicans get together to nominate Mitt Romney. I say "dragged" because I am a Democrat and have announced to my family that I will leave the country if Governor Romney is elected president.

Ann Romney: Eastwood Was 'Unique'

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.31.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- Ann Romney said she appreciates the support Clint Eastwood gave her husband's presidential bid, even if the actor's bizarre monologue a...

What Mitt Doesn't Want To Talk About

Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics

By LAURIE KELLMAN, ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- Social Security. Medicare. Iraq. Afghanistan. Undocumented immigration. They're all costly to ...

Inside Karl Rove's Billionaire Fundraiser

www.businessweek.com | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics

On the final morning of the Republican National Convention, Karl Rove took the stage at the Tampa Club to provide an exclusive breakfast briefing to a...