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Republican National Convention

GOP says it raised nearly $55M for convention, DNC fell short of goal

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The group that hosted the Republican National Convention says it raised $55.3 million for the GOP's festivities in Tampa, FL. The Democratic National Convention in Charlotte reports raising $24 million - falling short of its $36.7 million fundraising goal. Full story...
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Interview: Cokie Roberts discusses Ryan, Romney at RNC

Political pundits say Mitt Romney's acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention is the biggest speech of his life. Today, WWAY Political Editor Kevin Wuzzardo talked with ABC News Political Commentator Cokie Roberts about what Romney needs to say in his speech and the performance of his running mate Paul Ryan a night earlier.

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GOP's final night is about telling Romney's story

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When Mitt Romney addresses the Republican convention Thursday night, he'll speak from a stage that puts him a little bit closer to the crowd inside the convention hall. His campaign hopes the evening ends with Americans feeling a little bit closer to the Republican presidential candidate, too. Full story...
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Local delegate calls experience at RNC 'exceptional'

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video The Republican National Convention has been full of enthusiasm and flare. Among the massive crowd are nearly 2,300 delegates from 50 states. This was the first RNC experience for local delegate Bob Muller. We talked to Muller by phone earlier today to get his take on the week’s events so far. Full story...
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Romney to speak to veterans in Indiana; won't address convention from there

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Mitt Romney will focus on veterans' issues with a speech today to the American Legion as speakers at the GOP convention address defense and foreign affairs. Full story...
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Rouzer takes aim at McIntyre during RNC speech

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video All political eyes are on Tampa, FL, where the Republican National Convention is underway. Tuesday afternoon, the man who hopes to unseat Rep. Mike McIntyre in North Carolina's 7th Congressional District took to the podium. Full story...
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3 NC Congress candidates to take convention podium

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Three North Carolina Republican candidates for the House of Representatives will get their chance to speak to a national audience after all. Full story...
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Rouzer's RNC speech pushed to Tuesday afternoon

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State Sen. David Rouzer will now speak Tuesday afternoon at the Republican National Convention in Florida. Rouzer had been scheduled to make a brief speech this evening, but organizers decided to postpone today's events in Tampa because of Tropical Storm Isaac. Full story...
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What to watch for at the GOP convention on Monday

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As Tropical Storm Isaac bears down on the Gulf Coast, a lot has changed at the Republic National Convention. Here are some things to watch for at the GOP convention Monday. Full story...
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Local delegate rides out the storm at RNC

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video Tropical storm Isaac may be delaying the Republican National Convention but that's not going to stop the GOP from throwing a Grand Old Party. Full story...
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