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Ben Carson Cuts Staff But Vows to Carry on in 2016 Presidential Campaign

(Reuters) - U.S. Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said he intends to continue campaigning through the Republican National Convention in July after a report on Thursday said he planned a major downsizing of his flagging campaign. The...Show More Summary

The Inside Story Of Why Clint Eastwood Talked To An Empty Chair At The GOP Convention

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

As Clint Eastwood took the stage of the Tampa Bay Times Forum on the night of September 3, 2012, it became quickly apparent that his would not be a typical Republican National Convention speech. The Oscar-winning actor/director/legend...Show More Summary

Exclusive! Sneak peek at the Official Republican National Convention Agenda!

If you can't wait for Cleveland, check out this first look at the star-studded GOP agenda -- well, one star, anyway

When Is The Next Republican Presidential Debate? Complete GOP Primary Debate Schedule

When is the next Republican presidential debate and how many GOP primary debates are left before the Republican National Convention? The candidates will face off for their sixth debate this week, followed by a half-dozen more between January and March 2016. Show More Summary

5 All-British Fights That Boxing Fans Would Love to See in 2016

In his address to accept the presidential nomination at the Republican National Convention in 1968, Richard Nixon said: "After an era of confrontation, the time has come for an era of negotiation." He was talking at the time to the leaders...Show More Summary

Republican convention organizer: Here's the most surprising part of setting up our big 2016 event

Preparing for the 2016 Republican National Convention is no easy task. The Republican Party is set to officially nominate its presidential and vice-presidential candidates next July in Cleveland, Ohio. Like its Democratic counterpart,...Show More Summary

War Crimes R Us

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Watching the Republican presidential debate Tuesday night, I kept flashing back to George W. Bush's acceptance speech at the 2000 Republican National Convention. Vice President Al Gore, Bush charged that August night, "now leads theShow More Summary

No, There Won’t Be a Brokered National Convention

All around the political blogosphere you can find folks smacking their lips over the prospect of a “brokered” Republican national convention. They look forward to the spectacle of delegates assembling

DC Sports Bog: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell: Nats need to get rid of Jonathan Papelbon

During a Tuesday breakfast event hosted by Politico, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said a brokered Republican National Convention is “highly unlikely to happen” and offered his thoughts on how his favorite baseball team, the Nationals, can rebound in 2016.Read full article >>

Romney Douses Talk of Convention-Floor Comeback

Mitt Romney “did his best to squelch talk of a secret plan to again nominate him for president at next year’s Republican National Convention in Cleveland,” the Arizona Republic reports. Said Romney: “Please let me know who’s doing that and [...]

Media’s First Look at Where Democrats Will Nominate a Presidential Candidate

Philadelphia hasn't hosted a Democratic National Convention since 1948, though it did welcome the Republican National Convention in 2000. The post Media’s First Look at Where Democrats Will Nominate a Presidential Candidate appeared first on The Good Men Project.

John Oliver's Hero Gives Birth To His First Child

3 months 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 months 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

3 months agoNews : 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.

4 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

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

4 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

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

4 months agoNews : 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!

4 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Wonkette

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

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