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Cleveland won the unanimous 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.
July 9, 2014 Republicans have not won the state where they nominated their ticket since 1992, when the party renominated the first President Bush in Houston.
The downtown Cleveland skyline on a clear day. The city was selected Tuesday as the recommended location of the Republican National Convention in 2016.
July 8, 2014 A Cleveland convention would continue a dry spell for red states, which haven't hosted a Republican convention since delegates gathered in Texas in 1992.
August 28, 2012 Ann Romney's address to the Republican National Convention tonight is meant to humanize her husband, Mitt, and chip away at his "likability gap" with President Obama. So how does she relieve the pressure? By baking her grandmother's Welsh cakes for the press corps.
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