Washington (CNN) - At the Republican National Convention in 2012, Mitt Romney's campaign featured a series of touching, biographical videos that showed a more personal side to the former Massachusetts governor. But it was too late. By that point, just a little more than two months before Election Day, Democrats had spent millions trying to […]
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Believe it or not the Republican National Committee (RNC) is already accepting bids to host the 2016 Republican National...
(CNN) – Holding the 2016 Republican National Convention in a location that could help the party politically-such as in a swing state–may be a "factor" in the decision-making process, Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus told reporters on Monday. But it's not the RNC's highest priority, he argued. "We have to make sure we put […]
NYMag has “The Pros and Cons of Every City That’s a Finalist for Hosting the 2016 Republican Convention“: On Thursday, the RNC named its top eight finalists to host the Republican National Convention in 2016. Dozens of cities submitted bids, but now the real battle begins. Show More Summary
Sin City remains the most intriguing entry among the eight finalists bidding for the Republican National Convention in 2016. But does the RNC really want thousands of its most prominent donors, operatives and elected officials roaming freely in the vice capital of the United States?
The last time Kansas City, MO hosted the Republican National convention was in 1976 when Ronald Reagan unsuccessfully attempted to oust the nomination from President Gerald Ford. Kansas City, Missouri has officially submitted a bid to host the 2016 Republican National Convention. Show More Summary
The City of Dallas has decided to throw its Stetson hat into the ring for host city for the 2016 Republican National Convention consideration. With Texas poised to be a keystone in the electoral vote to elect a Republican president in 2016, what better place to host the convention spotlighting Republican candidates and philosophies. Show More Summary
Washington (CNN) – Representatives from eight cities met with GOP officials Monday in the nation’s capital to talk specifics about what it would take to host the Republican National Convention in 2016. While the meeting was not a required step in the RNC’s selection process, it provides a look at which cities are seriously considering […]
The Republican National Convention pitched a rainbow coalition of 32 potential candidates for the 2016 GOP presidential nominee to supporters online Wednesday. Early reactions indicate there might be a difficult path to selecting the top contenders.
The first two sentences of UPoR’s story on the decision not to bid sum the situation up nicely: A month before bids are due, the city of Charlotte announced Friday it will not try to land the 2016 Republican National Convention. The city was considered a successful host of the 2012 Democratic National Convention, which […]
As Maya posted about yesterday, Mike Huckabee, the former governor of Arkansas and 2008 wannabe GOP-nominee, has sparked a justifiable fire storm with his comments about contraceptives at the Republican National Convention. Huckabee said: If the Democrats want to insult the women of America by making them believe that they are helpless without Uncle Sugar [...]
Washington (CNN) - Behind the glitzy photos spreads, the slick highlight reels and the overstuffed swag bags, a few cities vying to hold the Republican National Convention in 2016 are making demographics a subtle but important part of their pitch to Republican Party leaders. For Western cities like Las Vegas, Denver and Phoenix – all […]
New York City has agreed to pay $18 million to settle dozens of lawsuits filed by protesters, journalists and bystanders who said they were wrongly arrested at the 2004 Republican National Convention, lawyers said Wednesday. The settlement,...Show More Summary
After nearly a decade of legal wrangling, there is finally some justice for more than 1,800 peaceful protesters arrested during the 2004 Republican National Convention in New York City. The $18 million agreement announced Wednesday is...Show More Summary
(CNN) – New York City agreed on Wednesday to pay nearly $18 million to settle the civil rights claims of thousands of people arrested during the 2004 Republican National Convention that nominated George W. Bush for a second presidential term. New York police engaged in mass arrests of more than 1,800 protesters, bystanders, legal observers […]
The city has confirmed it will pay a multimillion dollar settlement for lawsuits stemming from the 2004 Republican National Convention, in which 1,800 protesters, journalists, observers and bystanders were notoriously arrested en masse by the NYPD. [ more › ]
Lawyers say New York City has agreed to pay $18 million to settle dozens of lawsuits filed by protesters and others who say they were wrongly arrested at the 2004 Republican National Convention. The... To view the full story, click the title link.
I was there in Tampa in August, 2012, for Governor Chris Christie’s keynote address at the Republican National Convention, and from the first line I knew this guy was trouble: “Well! This stage and this moment are very improbable for...Show More Summary
The city is paying out millions to protesters who were wrongfully arrested during the 2004 Republican National Convention. [ more › ]