Clint Eastwood told an interviewer that he would do the "chair talking" routine at the RNC again if given the chance.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Eastwood Laughs Off RNC Speech Critics, Holds To ‘Chair-Talking’ Message

Clint Eastwood laughed off the seriousness surrounding much of the discussion about his memorable RNC speech. But he didn’t back down from it.

CBS Tampa–09/18/2012

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney waves on stage during the final day of the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 30, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney was nominated as the Republican presidential candidate during the RNC which will conclude today. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Not In Romney Speech: Afghanistan, Social Security

Social Security. Medicare. Iraq. Afghanistan. Illegal immigration. They’re all costly to taxpayers and the next president presumably will have to address them to one degree or another. Yet GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney made no mention of those issues Thursday in his wide-ranging acceptance speech that closed the Republican National Convention.


Actor Clint Eastwood says 'Go ahead...' during the final day of the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on Aug. 30, 2012 in Tampa, Fla. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Trouble With the Chair: Clint Mocked by Hollywood, Others for RNC Bit

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clint Eastwood earned plenty of bad reviews for his latest performance: a bizarre, rambling endorsement of Mitt Romney. “Clint, my hero, is coming across as sad and pathetic,” tweeted film critic […]

CBS Tampa–08/31/2012


Romney Makes Mormonism Part of His Big Night

After keeping his religious beliefs mostly private, Mitt Romney highlighted his dedication to his faith in his own remarks and through the heartfelt testimony of friends Thursday night as he became the first Mormon nominee […]

CBS Tampa–08/31/2012

Romney Accepts Party Nomination At The Republican National Convention

Eastwood Goes Off-Script in Romney Endorsement

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Clint Eastwood, the Hollywood filmmaker who knows all about sticking to the script, turned in a bizarre, unscripted endorsement of Republican Mitt Romney Thursday night. Standing on the convention stage with […]

CBS Tampa–08/31/2012


Romney Makes His Case: ‘Need Jobs, Lots of Jobs’

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Mitt Romney launched his fall campaign for the White House Thursday night with a rousing, remarkably personal speech to the Republican National convention and a prime-time TV audience, proclaiming that America […]

CBS Tampa–08/31/2012

Mitt and Ann Romney (Photo credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/GettyImages)

Romney Speech Will Look Past “Doubt And Despair”

Republican Mitt Romney is stepping up for the most important speech of his life, ready to tell an audience of millions that America’s best days are ahead after years of “difficulties and disappointments, doubt and despair” under President Barack Obama.


File photo of Clay Aiken. (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images)

Country Star Accuses Clay Aiken Of Racist RNC Tweet

Former “American Idol” contestant Clay Aiken and country singer John Rich are involved in a Twitter debate after Aiken posted a comment alluding to a dearth in African-American attendees at the Republican National Convention.

CBS Tampa–08/30/2012

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney listens as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie delivers the keynote address during the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 28, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Study: Public More Interested In GOP Platform Than Romney’s Speech

A survey conducted by the Pew Research Center found that there is significantly more general interest in the GOP Platform than there is in the acceptance speech of official Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney.

CBS Tampa–08/30/2012


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


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