Gallup documents good post-convention jump for ObamaMitt Romney got what you call a dead-cat bounce coming out of the 2012 Republican Convention in Tampa Bay. According to the folks at Gallup, Barack Obama has done a whole lot better.
Why the conventions mattered: They highlighted the party gapThere's been no serious convention floor fight over the presidential choice since the Ford-Reagan GOP faceoff in 1976.
Republican Convention Photos of the Day: WednesdayTAMPA, FL - AUGUST 29: Steve Cohen of Ohio speaks during the third day of the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 29, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney was nominated as the ...
2012 Republican and Democratic National Conventions: Being there beats onlineCHARLOTTE, N.C. - For all the buzz about tech companies tearing down the figurative walls of party conventions to involve every American online, there's plenty of reason to be skeptical that the physical event will come to an end anytime soon.
Democrats go after Mitt Romney for failing to mention veterans in acceptance ...... presidential nomination acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention last month - and his unapologetic defense of that omission last weekend - has opened a new front for Democrats to play offense in 2012 and reclaim strength on an ...
Romeny's speech gets lowest RNC speech poll ratings since 1996CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Mitt Romney has yet to see much of a bounce in the polls after the Republican National Convention - and his acceptance speech was the least-loved in nearly two decades.
2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla.He officially gained the Republican presidential nomination on a day when his party tried to steer national attention toward its storm-shortened convention in Tampa, Fla. At Tuesday's proceedings,hastily reprogrammed because of cancellations Monday due ...
Post-convention ad crush to get even heavierBy BETH FOUHY. Associated Press / September 9, 2012 ... The biggest change is on the Republican side, with Mitt Romney now free to tap millions in general election funds he had collected but could not spend until becoming the party's official nominee.
Romney: Policy means more than words on AfghanistanMitt Romney again defended his decision to leave out the Afghanistan War in his GOP convention speech, saying he chose to emphasize other policy differences with President Obama.
The most cringe-worthy lines of the 2012 GOP convention (that didn't involve ...Clint Eastwood's performance Thursday night at the Republican National Convention might have been the most groan-worthy of the week, but it was hardly the only moment that had some viewers shuddering.
Marco Rubio Speech At 2012 Republican Convention: America Is About 'New ...Republican vice presidential nominee, Rep. Paul Ryan, left and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney waves to delegates after his speech at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Charlie ...
Democratic 2012 Platform Calls for Reinstating Federal Assault Weapons BanThe Republican 2012 party platform adopted on Aug. 28 by GOP Convention delegates in Tampa endorses national concealed carry reciprocity, gun owner privacy and "stand your ground" rights while opposing reinstatement of the assault weapons ban and ...
Two conventions tell the tale of 2012Now that the Democratic and Republican conventions are over, however, the most striking conclusion is how a collision of values produced a convergence of political strategies.
GOP Convention Viewers Fell; Clint Eastwood Speech The Highlight: PollRepublican vice presidential nominee, Rep. Paul Ryan, left and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney waves to delegates after his speech at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Charlie ...
Republican Convention Ratings Plummet From 2008There are many reasons the 2012 conventions may be less must-see TV than in 2008 - an historic election in which Democrat Barack Obama became the first African-American presidential nominee and Palin emerged as a Republican star. Hurricane Isaac ...
Ann Romney says Democratic criticisms she and Mitt lack empathy are ridiculousAnn Romney cites testimony from people at the GOP convention who spoke of how her husband helped them with ailing relatives and other problems.
Clint Eastwood reiterates his 'chair' talking points from GOP conventionClint Eastwood · Presidential Election 2012. Advertisement. Clint Eastwood joined President Obama in dividing the nation recently, but in his case it was due to his GOP Convention speech using an empty chair as a prop. On Friday Fox News reported that ...
2012 Republican Convention: GOP adopts Internet freedom plankPart of the platform the Republican party adopted Tuesday night included language to protect Internet freedom, something that lawmakers and interest groups on both sides of the aisle have been calling for in recent months.
DOMA challenges fall like snow on high courtSpeaker John Boehner (OH) begins the nomination process for a presidential candidate at the 2012 Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa on August 28, 2012. -- UPI/Kevin Dietsch. License photo. Published: Sept. 9, 2012 ...
Republican Convention Photos of the Day: ThursdayMitt Romney (L) and Republican vice presidential candidate, U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) wave on stage after accepting the nomination during the final day of the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 30, 2012 in Tampa, ...