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The Return of Artur Davis--to Alabama and to the Democratic Party

I don't know how I missed the story that former Alabama Congressman Artur Davis, last seen nationally as the 2012 Republican National Convention's big apostate speaker, and reportedly eyeing a...

Angling For the Brokered Convention?

After the distracting presence of Ron Paul Revolution delegates not falling in line at the 2012 Republican National Convention, the RNC decided to make it harder for states to hold...

Fallon Channels His Masterful Donald to Skewer the Real Donald Over Megyn Kelly Comments

It’s August 2015. The Republican National Convention is a whole 11 months away. …Read More

Curly Haugland: Will Republicans Have a Primary Or A Convention, And Who Gets To Decide?

This is the first chapter of a publication I am writing for the benefit of the delegates to the 2016 Republican National Convention. The final document is intended to assure that all delegates are aware of the duties and responsibilities they assume as they fulfill their important role in the governance of the Republican Party....

Clint Eastwood at the 2012 Republican Convention

2 months agoNews : Truthdig

This exclusive excerpt from damning political biography “Clint: The Life and Legend,” sheds light on the star’s eccentric performance at the Republican National Convention in 2012.

Cleveland needs $25M more to cover GOP convention expenses

CLEVELAND (AP) — The head of an organizing committee says Cleveland must raise an additional $25 million to meet its money commitment for the 2016 Republican National Convention next July. Officials said they would raise $64 million in cash and in-kind contributions to cover local costs when the Republican National Committee awarded Cleveland the convention last August.

Republicans' helper non-profit forced to pull ad for job paying $5.76 an hour

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

A scene from the 2012 Republican National Convention The Cleveland 2016 Host Committee, the non-profit existing to help the Republican Party put on its 2016 convention, has learned a tough lesson: You don't get to pay substantially under...Show More Summary

Maritime Security Experts Meet in Cleveland

For maritime security experts, there were many lessons learned after the 2011 Republican National Convention in Tampa. That’s why those experts are meeting now in Cleveland,

A woman models her marching costume for a suffrage parade held on June 7, 1916

A woman models her marching costume for a suffrage parade held on June 7, 1916, during the Republican National Convention in Chicago. More than 5,000 suffrage supporters marched during a large rainstorm.

Best of Enemies Trailer Revisits the Gore Vidal vs. William F. Buckley Jr. Debates

4 months agoNews : Mediaite

In the summer of '68, ABC hired conservative William F. Buckley, Jr. and leftist Gore Vidal to cover the Democratic and Republican national conventions.

William F. Buckley Jr., Norman Mailer: An odd-couple relationship

On July 12, 1964, conservative intellectual leader William F. Buckley Jr. flew to San Francisco for the Republican National Convention. His plane was greeted at the airport by hundreds of his young followers, many of whom had leaped into politics because Buckley made conservatism seem exciting,...

Who Is Fighting for Working Families?

At the 2012 Republican National Convention I spoke about the hands I shook during our improbable run for president that year, a journey that took us to 11 primary election victories.

5 Things We Learned from John Oliver on 'Bullseye'

5 months agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

5. He Met His Wife-To-Be at the Republican National Convention

RNC to Approve Resolution Reaffirming Support of Discriminatory 'Religious Freedom' Measures: READ

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

The Republican National Convention is gearing to approve a resolution reaffirming the party's support for controversial "religious freedom" proposals generally seen as backlash bills in the wake of growing LGBT rights in many states. TIME reports: The Resolution Affirming Religious...

Morning Plum: Republicans don’t want to be the party of ‘job creators’ anymore

After organizing the 2012 Republican National Convention around President Obama’s “you didn’t build that” speech — which Republicans pointed to as proof of Obama’s hostility towards small business people’s hard work and innovation — Republicans appear to think their rhetoric was too tailored towards the “job creators” and are looking to change that for 2016. […]

Evangelicals Divided as Supreme Court Considers Gay Marriage

A longtime opponent of same-sex marriage, Pastor Samuel Rodriguez gave a benediction at the last Republican National Convention, sits on the executive board of the National Association of Evangelicals and will host two likely presidential candidates, Jeb Bush and Mike Huckabee, at a gathering of 1,000 Hispanic leaders in Texas on Wednesday. But if you…

Rand Paul means business on tax reform

During the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa, one speaker dared to express a deliberate faux pas.

Rep. Buddy Carter and Off-Shore Drilling in Georgia

I was in St. Paul, Minnesota for the 2008 Republican National Convention as the cries of “Drill, baby, drill” filled the arena after being prompted by RNC Chair Michael Steele. Fast forward 6.5 years later, it appears that Georgia may be in line for offshore drilling as early as 2021. Show More Summary

Aaron Schock: Fall of the phenom

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.

Browns Owner Haslam Mixes Republican Politics With Football

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

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