Republican National Convention 2012

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GOP’S Future Leaders Out in Force at Convention

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — It’s Mitt Romney’s show. But New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie rocked the house. Florida Sen. Marco Rubio was the talk of the town. And Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan’s rising-star status was […]

CBS Tampa–08/30/2012

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush testifies before the House Budget Committee in the Cannon House Office Building on Capitol Hill on June 1, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Jeb Bush: Republicans Shouldn’t Do Anything ‘Stupid’

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is urging Republican Mitt Romney to connect to people emotionally if he hopes to persuade voters to support him.

CBS Tampa–08/30/2012

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Ryan’s Accepts “Calling of My Generation”

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Seizing the campaign spotlight, vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan accepted “the calling of my generation” to help lead the country at age 42 and told roaring Republican National Convention delegates and […]

CBS Tampa–08/30/2012

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In Excerpts, Ryan Says Romney Ready to Meet Challenges

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Paul Ryan is quoting his late father and promising better days ahead as he accepts his Republican Party’s vice presidential nomination and introduces himself to the nation. In excerpts released Wednesday […]

CBS Tampa–08/29/2012

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Romney To Be Joined By Olympians In Tampa

Mike Eruzione will be back in the spotlight Thursday night, doing something he never expected. The captain of the U.S. Olympic “Miracle on Ice” hockey team from the 1980 Lake Placid Games is among 11 […]

CBS Tampa–08/29/2012


Police Pack Tampa with GOP Convention in Town

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — They seem to be on every street corner. Police officers riding bicycles, horses and golf carts that look like baby Humvees. Metal barricades surround all of Tampa’s government buildings. State police, […]

CBS Tampa–08/29/2012

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Romney Still Struggles to Attract Latino Voters

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — It may have been a partisan barb from a Democrat, but Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa’s pointed criticism of the array of Hispanic speakers at the Republican National Convention laid bare […]

CBS Tampa–08/29/2012


Republican Convention is in Full-Throated Roar

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — With the Republican National Convention at last in full-throated roar, nominee Mitt Romney and his team reached out Wednesday to connect with critical voting groups — veterans, Hispanics and women — […]

CBS Tampa–08/29/2012

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Two RNC Attendees Call Black Camerawoman ‘Animal,’ Throw Nuts At Her

Two people attending the Republican National Convention were removed from the premises after throwing nuts at an African-American camerawoman working for CNN. While attacking her, they were quoted as saying, “‘This is how we feed animals.”



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