Romney, who had originally planned to stay out of the spotlight until Thursday night when he accepts his party’s nomination, decided to make an early appearance in the Florida host city on Tuesday to be on hand for his wife’s turn at the podium. 1,134 more words
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Republican National Convention 2012: 'Women aren’t idiots, they care about other things besides birth control'
Big TV screens blare Fox News Channel over white leather couches, rose and carnation bouquets and a Grey Goose vodka bar, offering perhaps the most obvious hint that this makeshift lounge is a strategic conservative effort to woo female voters. 772 more words
After a long summer of bombarding each other with attack ads, Barack Obama and Mitt Romney enter the convention season almost exactly even.
Not only do the polls have them within a percentage point or two nationwide, but in the crucial swing states, where the electoral college will be won or lost, the race has demonstrably narrowed. 939 more words
Mitt Romney clinched the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday with a win in the Texas primary, a triumph of endurance for a candidate who came up short four years ago and had to fight hard this year as voters flirted with a carousel of GOP rivals. 1,216 more words
Six-term Indiana Sen. Richard Lugar was routed by the right flank of his own Republican Party Tuesday night, and North Carolina voters decided overwhelmingly to strengthen their state’s gay marriage ban — a conservative show of enthusiasm and strength six months before the nation chooses between Democratic President Barack Obama and GOP foe Mitt Romney. 961 more words