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RNC's Program Aimed At Luring More Latino Voters

The Republican National Convention has been designed to appeal to many different voting groups, including Hispanics. But is there a gap between the speakers on the stage and the voters in the states?
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Eastwood And His Chair Not Only Entertainers On The Trail

Mitt Romney has Clint Eastwood and that now-famous empty chair on his side. But the Republican presidential nominee isn't the only one getting entertainment industry shoutouts this week.
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Update On The Killing Of U.S. Diplomats In Benghazi And The Attack In Cairo

Update on the killing of U.S. diplomats in Benghazi and the attack on the U.S. embassy in Cairo. Diane and guests discuss security implications for the region and rising tensions between the U.S. and the Arab world.

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It's All Politics, Aug. 30, 2012

NPR's Ron Elving and Ken Rudin discuss highlights of the Republican National Convention — the speeches, the delegates, and what it all means for this year's election. In other news, Rep. Ben Quayle loses the GOP congressional primary in Arizona. Does that signal the end of his political career?
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A Few Convention Oddities, Pre-Clint Eastwood

The actor's speech to an imaginary President Obama at the Republican National Convention was to many a strange moment. But it has company.
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View From The Convention Floor: Kojo Offers His Impressions From The RNC

Coverage of the Republican National Convention has focused largely on headliners, so Kojo Nnamdi offered his impressions from the floor of the convention in Tampa, Fla.

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Charlotte Mayor: Ready For The Democrats

President Obama was the first Democrat in a generation to win in North Carolina, in 2008. Now, the city of Charlotte, North Carolina is gearing up to launch the Democratic National Convention, beginning Tuesday. Host Michel Martin speaks with Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx about how his city is preparing.

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