August 29, 2012 From "smart guy" to "backwards," when the Republican vice presidential nominee's supporters and critics are asked to describe him, they've got some comments.
August 29, 2012 The Republican National Convention is trying to build a bridge to more female voters.
August 29, 2012 Republicans set the tone for their convention with lots of talk about why their ideas are better for the nation than those of President Obama and the Democrats. But they also showed a lot of love for some stars, including Ann Romney and several governors.
August 28, 2012 Alexander Reber, 21, was drawn to politics by his home state governor, Virginia's Bob McDonnell. To Reber, education, transportation and infrastructure are the issues that matter most.
August 28, 2012 Florida Sen. Marco Rubio will introduce Mitt Romney on the final night of the Republican National Convention. He may have provided a preview of his speech on Tuesday, explaining how he expects national perceptions of Romney to change this week.
August 28, 2012 Polling of convention delegates over the past four decades has shown that they tend to hold stronger views than rank-and-file members of their own party.
August 28, 2012 We live blogged through the day as Mitt Romney officially became the party's presidential nominee and as the party's stars told Americans why they should vote for the former Massachusetts governor.
August 28, 2012 South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, who is Indian-American, accuses Democrats of telling minorities that the GOP is the "party that hates you."
August 28, 2012 Here's a look at when things are happening today in Tampa. Also: who and what to watch for.
August 28, 2012 ANALYSIS: The next era of conservative politics is just as likely to be dominated by the insurgents as by the forces that have brought Mitt Romney to his party's presidential nomination.
August 27, 2012 With Tropical Storm Isaac pushing the official start of the Republican National Convention off until Tuesday, delegates gathering in Tampa spent part of the day going back to school — "Newt U," to be precise.
August 27, 2012 It's the closest these Floridians will ever get to an actual snow day. The threat of Isaac canceled most official business at the Republican National Convention Monday. The storm went west, leaving members of Florida's delegation free to engage in a political snowball fight of their own.
August 27, 2012 "A lot of people in this country have not realized or it does not get picked up in the polls [that] some black people can think for themselves," the one-time presidential contender said Monday. And there are more "American Black Conservatives," he said, than most people realize.
August 27, 2012 Republicans called their convention to order, then quickly went into recess. Tropical storm Isaac has interfered with their schedule. They're not wasting time, though, in hitting what will be a familiar theme: That the national debt is soaring.
August 27, 2012 Apparently discouraged by the gusty weather, at times there were fewer protesters on the streets of Tampa this morning than there were police officers and journalists. Those who did show up, though, had sharp things to say about Republicans and Democrats.