He was easily the most sophisticated person in the room. Surrounded by a gaggle of reporters at the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa, a tanned Aaron Schock in a tailored suit and stylish necktie breezily answered questions about Illinois and national politics.
Last July, when Dawg Pound fans thought Johnny Football was their ticket to the Super Bowl, Cleveland topped Dallas in the political arena, winning the right to host the 2016 Republican National Convention. Beating Dallas, where Cowboy...Show More Summary
Submitted by Simon Black via Sovereign Man blog, Twenty-seven years ago at the 1988 Republican National Convention in New Orleans, George H. W. Bush accepted his party’s nomination to run for President of the United States. (This was...Show More Summary
Two Bands To Watch enter the arena … only one leaves alive? Or something like that. Jawbreaker Reunion and PWR BTTM have teamed up for a new split release, which they put out on Valentine’s Day, called Republican National Convention. (Coincidentally, they’re both my favorite bands to search for on Twitter to see what stupid [...]
LIFE magazine's best photos from Republican National Conventions through the decades, from 1944-1968.
Last night, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow continued to shine a spotlight on the American Family Association's efforts to distance itself from radio host Bryan Fischer in the lead up to a Republican National Convention trip to Israel backed by the...
It would not surprise me if at the next Republican National Convention Benjamin Netanyahu took a seat in the delegates-from-abroad section.
The Republicans will meet July 18-21 next year in Cleveland to nominate their 2016 presidential candidate, the party said on Wednesday, dates more than a month earlier than their convention in 2012. “I’m pleased to announce the 2016 Republican National Convention will kick off on July...
Former presidential candidate Mike Huckabee addresses the audience at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Florida, on August 29, 2012 during the Republican National Convention (RNC). The RNC will culminate on August 30th with the formal...Show More Summary
For the last eleven years, my friend Michael Heaney and I have conducted a longitudinal study of the American antiwar movement. Starting at the 2004 Republican National Convention protests in New York City, we have been interviewing activists, going to their meetings, and observing their direct actions in order to understand the genesis and evolution […]
TV host and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee addresses the audience at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Florida, on August 29, 2012 during the Republican National Convention (RNC). Huckabee left his Fox News television show as he considers a bid for the Republican presidential nomination. Show More Summary
Spouting off to an empty chair at the 2012 Republican National Convention, Clint Eastwood looked as if he were slipping into doddering dementia, but he’s shrewder and more focused than ever in his Iraq War picture American Sniper. It’s a crackerjack piece of filmmaking, a declaration that he’s not yet... More »
NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton has vowed to avoid mass arrests of the Black Lives Matter protesters who have been shutting down bridges and snarling traffic. “We are still paying out from the 2004 Republican National Convention and the Wall Street— Occupy Wall Street—to date, about $18 million," Bratton said recently. Show More Summary
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush takes the stage during the final day of the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 30, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Former Florida Gov. Show More Summary
``Some of the protesters are aware of the tactics employed by the Police Department when the Republican National Convention was held in the city in 2004 and hundreds of people were swept up in mass arrests if they congregated in one spot for too long. Show More Summary
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
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.