Republican National Convention

Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Cleveland tops Dallas in bid to host RNC in 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Cleveland won the backing of a Republican National Committee panel on Tuesday, all but guaranteeing the GOP’s 2016 presidential pick will accept the party’s nomination in perennially hard-fought Ohio. The Republicans’ site […]

07/08/2014

Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Dallas, Kansas City finalists for GOP convention

BOSTON (AP) — Just two cities remain in the sweepstakes to host the Republican Party’s next presidential nominating convention. Republican National Committee members on Wednesday named two finalists: Dallas and Cleveland. The decision eliminates Denver […]

06/25/2014

Eastwood talks about convention chat with chair

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Clint Eastwood said the idea to use an empty seat as a prop at the Republican National Convention was a spur-of-the-moment decision when someone backstage asked him if he wanted to […]

09/07/2012

Eastwood talks about convention chat with chair

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Clint Eastwood says he achieved what he sought to do when he appeared at the Republican National Convention last month and had a nearly 12-minute dialogue with an empty chair. In […]

09/07/2012

NBC's Tom Brokaw hospitalized; tweets he's OK

NEW YORK (AP) – NBC News special correspondent Tom Brokaw was taken to a Charlotte, N.C., hospital Thursday morning after appearing on MSNBC‘s “Morning Joe.” He later tweeted that he was doing OK. The network […]

09/06/2012

Clint Eastwood's speech at the RNC (video)

Clint Eastwood addresses the 2012 Republican National Convention.

08/30/2012

Protests fizzle during GOP convention

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) – Protests during the Republican National Convention in Tampa have fizzled this week. Thousands of protesters had been expected but only hundreds arrived, mostly Green Party supporters, Occupy Wall Street activists, anarchists […]

08/30/2012

The oldest and youngest GOP delegates meet (video)

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) – Seventy-six years may separate them, but the youngest and oldest delegates are finding common ground at the Republican National Convention. At 93, former Montana Gov. Tim Babcock has attended every GOP […]

08/30/2012

Ryan: Romney won't 'duck tough issues' on economy (video)

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) – Seizing the Republican National Convention spotlight, vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan welcomed “the calling of my generation” to help lead the country in tough times  Wednesday night and pledged that Mitt […]

08/30/2012

Romney: Wife's speech was 'fabulous'

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) – Mitt Romney has told his wife that she gave a “fabulous” speech to the Republican National Convention. To the cheers of convention delegates, Romney joined his wife Ann on stage at […]

08/29/2012

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