Republican National Convention

9:58am

Mon August 27, 2012
It's All Politics

McConnell's Message: On The Budget, The 'Missing Person Was The President'

Originally published on Mon August 27, 2012 11:15 am

Sen. Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., checked out the Republican Convention stage in Tampa on Sunday. The backdrop is in honor of Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, who died over the weekend.
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Political conventions, even ones that have been delayed a day by a tropical storm, are all about getting a party's message out to the nation.

Minutes ago in the Tampa Convention Center, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky used a sit-down with USA Today and Gannett correspondents to restate one key argument Republicans have been making and will continue to make through Election Day:

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5:55am

Mon August 27, 2012
Politics

Tropical Storm Isaac Delays Monday RNC Plans

The Republican National Convention was set to kick off today in Tampa, Florida - but because of the storm, the roll call nomination of delegates has been bumped to Tuesday. Depending on the weather, Mitt Romney is expected to address party delegates and the nation Thursday as the official candidate for President.

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4:49am

Mon August 27, 2012
It's All Politics

Tempest in Tampa: Isaac Tests Mitt Romney's Mettle

Originally published on Mon August 27, 2012 7:12 am

Mitt Romney, who this week is set to accept the Republican presidential nomination, with wife Ann on Sunday in Wolfeboro, N.H.
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3:18am

Mon August 27, 2012
Election 2012

Watching Isaac, GOP Delays Opening Convention

Republicans have decided to delay the official start of their presidential nominating convention until Tuesday. Tropical Storm Isaac is causing weather-related issues around Tampa, Florida. As the convention is about to begin, polls show GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney is tied with President Obama.

5:28pm

Sun August 26, 2012
It's All Politics

Was Romney's Song Playing Sunday? Check 'I Want You To Want Me'

Originally published on Sun August 26, 2012 5:51 pm

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