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Ann Romney, Janna Ryan Campaign In Tampa

It was Ann Romney and Janna Ryan's turn to campaign in Tampa Wednesday. The wives of the Republican presidential and vice presidential candidates made a pitch to female voters. And Mrs. Romney reached out to Latinos.
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Romney Courts Vets At American Legion Convention

One day before the biggest speech of his life, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney addressed the American Legion's annual meeting in Indiana. He attacked President Obama for allowing deep Pentagon cuts that both parties in Congress agreed to.
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Ryan Tells GOP Delegates U.S. Needs A Turnaround

Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan delivered a GOP convention takedown of President Obama Wednesday night. The speech catapulted an already ugly campaign to a whole new level.
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Ryan Rips Obama, Sets Table For Romney

With a jutting chin and growing fearlessness, Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan delivered a GOP convention takedown of President Obama Wednesday night, catapulting an already ugly campaign to a whole new level.

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Five Takeaways From Wednesday At The Republican Convention

Republicans united behind their nominees tonight, as they emphasized why they think former Gov. Mitt Romney and Rep. Paul Ryan are the best leaders for the nation. But there was much more to absorb from the evening at the GOP convention.

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Huckabee Gives Romney An Evangelical Embrace

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee has always managed the neat trick of softening his party's most socially conservative positions with a veneer of just-folks friendly. The approach was in evidence Wednesday night as he addressed the issue of evangelical support for Mitt Romney.
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Transcript: Rep. Paul Ryan's Convention Speech

Transcript of vice presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan's speech at the Republican National Convention.
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Defining Romney, In A Single Word

What one word best describes Mitt Romney? That's a question researchers posed to the public last fall, this spring and again in recent days. The answer has changed significantly. What once was an overwhelming focus on Romney's faith has shifted to descriptions of his character, wealth and career.
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As Convention Day Winds Down, Tampa Hosts Republican (And Other) Parties

In Tampa, the phrase "Republican Party" can take on a whole new meaning as it gets later in the day. While politicians try to stir up emotions with prime-time speeches, nightclubs offer a different outlet.
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Four Years Later McCain's Reception Is Much Different

For the 2008 Republican presidential nominee, this just wasn't his show. On his 76th birthday he got respect, but not adoration.

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