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John Oliver's Hero Gives Birth To His First Child

2 weeks agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

John Oliver has basically the greatest meet cute story ever, involving The Daily Show, the 2008 Republican National Convention, and the risk of arrest and deportation. The meet cute resulted in Oliver's marriage to Kate Norley, an Iraq War Veteran,...

The (Badass) Woman Who Revolutionized Food Writing

3 weeks agoArts : Modern Art Notes

“Paddleford was the first American writer to approach food with as much respect and research as other journalists did with the established serious topics. She used it as a vehicle to talk about the Republican National Convention in Philadelphia and the New York World’s Fair. When Winston Churchill visited Missouri in 1946, most reporters parsed […]

Clint Eastwood Won't Reprise Empty Chair Routine, Talks Endorsing GOP Candidates

"I didn't hear any negative feedback, at least not to my face," Eastwood tells THR about his presentation at the Republican National Convention three years ago. read more

GOP Rules May Force Brokered Convention

Karl Rove: “At the past 16 Republican National Conventions, the party’s presidential nominee has been selected on the first ballot. That long streak might end next year. For the first time since 1948, when the GOP nominated Thomas E. Dewey [...]

Twitter hilariously mocks RNC ‘babies’ for talking tough about Putin — but fleeing NBC debates

last monthNews : The Raw Story

On Friday, the head of the Republican National Convention notified NBC that the party will be “suspending” its February primary debate in Houston because of so-called “gotcha” questions asked by CNBC moderators on Wednesday. “While debates are meant to include tough...

Claims that Jeb's brother 'kept us safe?' Bring 'em on.

During the 2012 Republican National Convention, Jeb Bush proclaimed of his brother George, "He is a man of integrity, courage, and honor, and during incredibly challenging times, he kept us safe." In the face of the inconvenient truth that Dubya presided over the slaughter of 3,000 Americans on U.S. Show More Summary

Morning Digest: Alabama Democrats to Artur Davis: Drop dead

Ex-Democratic Rep. Artur Davis addressing the 2012 Republican National Convention Leading Off: • Montgomery County, AL Commission: Artur Davis just can't come home again. The Democratic-turned-Republican former congressman is trying to run for the Montgomery County Commission as a Democrat, but he needed to get the state party's permission to do so. Show More Summary

Journalists Urge Republicans Not To Charge For Workspaces At 2016 Convention

last monthNews : Huffington Post

Representatives for congressional journalists urged the Republican National Convention Committee on Monday to reconsider plans to charge reporters for workspaces at the 2016 Republican National Convention. The Northeast Ohio Media Group...Show More Summary

Let’s Meet The Sexy Montana Navy SEAL Stud Who Will Obviously Be Next House Speaker!

When I first met Wonkette in person, at the 2012 Republican National Convention, she was drunkenly helping me post an exclusive about an unhinged Obama-bashing ad (focused laser-like on Obama’s destructive surrender-bowing tendencies), which I had just obtained from the very cordial former Navy SEAL who ran the Super PAC behind it. Show More Summary

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

4 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

5 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

6 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,...

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