The fireworks at Saturday's Republican State Convention started early and burst throughout the day. Many longtime party activists say Rep. Ron Paul's supporters are taking over the party, and the friction showed. If the event is any indication, Mitt Romney might not get a drama-free national convention.
In New Hampshire on Friday, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney kicked off a five-day, six-state bus tour. In addition to the Granite State, Romney's travels will take him to small towns in battleground states.
GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney kicked off a five-day bus tour of small towns Friday. Both Romney and President Obama have been targeting rural communities, even though those areas are red and getting redder.
Both sides say President Obama's decision to stop deporting young, otherwise law-abiding illegal immigrants could have an affect on the general election. Republican Mitt Romney called it a weak "short-term" approach to a big problem, but did not say he'd reverse the directive if elected.
President Obama's immigration order Friday angered some lawmakers — not unlike earlier members of Congress when presidents used executive authority to complete the Louisiana Purchase, sign the Emancipation Proclamation, integrate the U.S. military and order warrantless surveillance after Sept. 11.
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