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LGBT Republicans Say Their Party Is Changing

The GOP's proposed platform supports a federal ban on same-sex marriage. But gay and lesbian Republicans say the party is changing. Host Michel Martin checks in with two Republicans making their issues more visible at the convention: R. Clarke Cooper of the Log Cabin Republicans and Sarah Longwell of Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry.

S.C. Gov. Haley: Democrats' Attitude On Minorities Is Offensive

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, who is Indian-American, accuses Democrats of telling minorities that the GOP is the "party that hates you."

Romney Campaign Official: We Could Win Without Florida

In a discussion with Morning Edition's Steve Inskeep, Rich Beeson says Florida's 29 electoral votes are 'crucial' but not absolutely necessary to win in November.

Ann Romney, Gov. Christie & The Roll Call: Today's Convention Highlights

Here's a look at when things are happening today in Tampa. Also: who and what to watch for.

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RNC 2012: It’s A New Day (One)

The meat of the Republican National Convention program begins today in Tampa, Fla., one day after it was planned, thanks to Tropical Storm Isaac.


Romney's Forces Are In Control For Now, But Maybe Not For Long

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.


Fla. Swing County Gets Bombarded With Political Ads

Clearwater, Fla., is in the swing county of Pinellas. That county went to George W. Bush in 2004 and Barack Obama in 2008. Now it's up for grabs. Steve Inskeep talks to Clearwater Mayor George Cretekos about voters' concerns there.

GOP Convention Delegates Ready To Roll In Tampa

Republicans meeting in Florida will officially nominate Mitt Romney as their presidential nominee Tuesday. The convention gets into full swing after a day of weather delays. The platform committee says final approval of the document will come this afternoon.

Convention To Define Romney Before Fall Debates

A full slate of events gets underway at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., Tuesday. Organizers will use the convention to give voters a more personal feel for GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney. Steve Inskeep talks to Romney's political director Rich Beeson about countering Democrats' negative campaign ads.

App Answers: Who's Paying For That Political Ad?

For voters living in swing sates, the barrage of political ads has already been unprecedented. Now there is an app, Ad Hawk, that can help you figure out who's paying for all those ads. it works similarly to Shazam, a smartphone app that can identify songs.