The other day I came across an old Mike Royko column that reminded me the Republican Party started hating Hillary Clinton even before her husband was elected president. When Royko wrote, the 1992 Republican National Convention was about to begin, and party leaders were dishing up red meat to the faithful.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
[Content Note: Privilege.]Politicians love stories about people who "came from nothing" and Made It Big in America. It doesn't matter if it's the Republican National Convention or a Democratic gubernatorial debate or any venue at all...Show More Summary
By John Early: Everyone remembers there were 20 million new jobs created under President Reagan. Funny thing is, it never happened. Oh I remember during the 1988 Republican National Convention using the data of the time to confirm there were 20 million more jobs than there had been in December of 1982. Show More Summary
Ray Kelly's tenure as commissioner of the NYPD included the violent dismantling of Occupy Wall Street and the 2004 Republican National Convention protests, the killing of unarmed black men like Ramarley Graham, Sean Bell, and Tamon Robinson,...Show More Summary
The national party may be still standing in opposition to (and, in fact, actively opposing) anything resembling full equality for LGBT Americans, but Republicans in the Cleveland and Akron areas of Ohio are opening their arms to LGBT Americans' sportsmanship:...
The 2016 Republican National Convention is the biggest thing to hit Cleveland in decades, said the Mayor of Cleveland today during a ceremony -- and it's such a big deal, that even the city's homeless population is psyched about it.
We've been a fan of Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin ever since she got up before the 2012 Republican National Convention and explained how only by-God Oklahomans built Oklahoma, and that the federal government had nothing to do with it, unless you c...
Enter Poor Hillary Clinton, a new website launched by the Republican National Convention (RNC) for the purpose of exposing how the Clintons downplay their wealth. According to the Daily Caller, the RNC just published Poor Hillary Clinton earlier today. And according to chairman Reince Priebus, the RNC launched the site to get across the point
On July 11 the Cleveland fans pictured watched Roberto Perez homer in his first game and learned that LeBron James would return to their city. I spent a few days this week in the city that also won the Republican National Convention and drafted Johnny Manziel. Show More Summary
Y ou’ll be forgiven if, what with all the pardoning of prodigal sons that Cleveland was doing at the end of last week, you’ve already forgotten that the city also locked down the 2016 Republican National Convention. Come that far-off...Show More Summary
[guest post by Dana] On Friday, I posted about Cleveland’s latest news. One item of particular interest was the selection of Cleveland to host the 2016 Republican National Convention. The driving force behind the successful bid was Sen. Rob Portman. I noted in the post that Portman’s: …views on it (same sex marriage) evolved after […]
Two days after being anointed host of the 2016 Republican National Convention, Cleveland business development officials came to Washington for a victory lap with the national media. Their message: Please come to Cleveland and say that Cleveland is great.
A view of downtown Cleveland, which has been chosen for the 2016 Republican National Convention. Getty Images Two days after being anointed host of the 2016 Republican National Convention, Cleveland business development officials came to Washington for a victory lap with the national media. Their message: Please come to Cleveland and say that Cleveland is [...]
Since the Republican National Committee selected Cleveland as the host of its 2016 convention on Tuesday, there's been constant talk about the city's past infamy — that time its river caught on fire, the moniker it's failed to escape ever since, its perpetual sports disappointment, the epithet that suggests the region itself has been corroding […]
Our film critic Nathaniel Rogers lists his top 10 films of 2014 so far. He lives to tell. The RNC chooses Cleveland for the Republican National Convention. "The full membership of the RNC is expected to ratify the Site Selection...
No, not Cleveland, GA…Cleveland, OH. GAGOP State Committeewoman Linda Herren served on the site selection committee for the 2016 Republican National Convention and sent out the news in a newsletter to GAGOP members. Cleveland beat out Dallas, TX in the final bid for the selection process. The recommendation will go before the full RNC for […]
The Republican National Committee has selected Cleveland as the host city for the 2016 Republican National Convention, edging out...
By Gabriel Debenedetti WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Republican Party’s national convention to nominate a presidential candidate in 2016 will likely be held in Cleveland, the Republican National Committee said on Tuesday. The siteShow More Summary
Welp: "The Republican National Committee announced Tuesday that their Site Selection Committee has picked Cleveland to host the 2016 Republican National Convention. The full membership of the RNC is expected to ratify the Site Selection Committee's recommendation at its early August meeting in Chicago." Awwwwww lol.
Cleveland will be the home of the Republican National Committee convention in 2016. The Ohio city was in contention with Dallas for the political honors. Ohio is an important swing state, but many are already questioning the logic behind the Cleveland RNC decision. While the northern metropolitan area is one of the three largest cities