August 23, 2012 Republicans will have to rewrite their script if the storm, which is forecast to hit hurricane strength, stays on course to hit Tampa on Monday. That's the first scheduled day of the party's nominating convention.
August 14, 2012 The man some Republicans once hoped would be their party's 2012 presidential nominee, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, will instead deliver the keynote speech at the national convention that will make Mitt Romney the GOP's official standard bearer.
July 18, 2012 Keynote speakers and vice presidential nominees give separate addresses. So unless tradition is going to be broken, choosing the New Jersey governor to deliver the keynote address at the GOP convention means he's not going to be on the ticket.
January 2, 2012 Unlike GOP presidential primary seasons of the past, the one that begins in Iowa Tuesday was actually designed to slow down the emergence of a winner by stretching out the calendar and altering the delegate allocation rules. It will take until March 24 to allocate a bare majority of the delegates.
May 12, 2010 The site selection committee of the Republican National Committee is recommending Tampa-St. Petersburg as the site for the 2012 GOP convention.