Obama gets strong post-convention bounce in surveysThat reflected a swing of five or six points from their standing before the Republican convention opened two weeks ago. What's more, Obama's job-approval rating in the Gallup Poll on Friday and Saturday rose to 52%, the highest it has been since it was ...
Jon Stewart Mocks Fox News For 'Certain Discrepancies' In Convention ...On Friday night, Stewart took aim at "certain discrepancies" between the network's take on the Republican National Convention and the Democratic National Convention. He said that Fox News slammed the Democrats in Charlotte over exactly what they ...
Annise Parker, Houston Mayor, Talks Obama's Gay Marriage Evolution, Log ...Asked about the Log Cabin Republicans, whose leaders said they felt more welcome at the Republican National Convention in Tampa two weeks ago and who came under attack by Congressman Barney Frank at the DNC, Parker at first had a one-word ...
Conventions displayedmuch different feelThe Republican National Convention in Tampa was a post-Apocalyptic dystopia of what the world could be if Republicans were completely in charge: Scared people in a militarized labyrinth of blockades in strategic dead ends … all for your protection.
GOP convention star has a 'bright future'The ex-Alabama legislator earned superstar status with his "lessons learned" oration directed at independent voters on day one of the Republican convention in Tampa. He called the address a "second chance" aimed at "the estimated 6 million of us who ...
For Both Parties, Spanglish Is The Unofficial Convention LanguageRubio, whose parents are from Cuba, introduced Mitt Romney at the Republican convention; Castro, whose grandmother immigrated from Mexico, became the first Latino to give the Democrats' keynote address.
Eastwood on convention speech: 'Mission accomplish'now to a development in one of the biggest stories to come out of the republican convention . for the first time clint eastwood is speaking out about his now famous speech in tampa in which he spoke to an imaginary president obama .
Eastwood calls Republican speech "unorthodox," dismisses critics(Reuters) - Actor Clint Eastwood said he came up with idea for his "very unorthodox" speech at the Republican convention just hours ahead of time, and made a last-minute decision to cast an empty chair as an invisible President Barack Obama. In his ...
Ryan delivers big lies at Republican conventionHe told six big lies in his speech at the Republican National Convention. More than 25 journalists and news organizations have pointed this out, including Sally Kohn, writer and contributor for Fox News.
Avon Party Leaders React to Democratic and Republican National ConventionsOn the heels of the Democratic National Convention, Avon Patch asked Democratic Town Committee Chairman Daryl Worobow and Republican Town Committee Chairman Brian Ladouceur Jr. their thoughts on the conventions for their respective parties.
Joe Scarborough Slams Mitt Romney: 'A Real Conservative Would Be Winning'Republican vice presidential nominee, Rep. Paul Ryan, left and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney waves to delegates after his speech at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Charlie ...
Michigan Republican convention: Markman, Zahra, O'Brien get nods for courtGRAND RAPIDS - Michigan Republicans hoping to maintain or expand their control of the state Supreme Court nominated an Oakland County judge Saturday to run with two incumbent justices in the fall election.
Convention delegates home to focus on getting out suburban voteJim Edgar told a crowd of Illinois delegates in Tampa that the Republican National Convention - filled with meetings, speeches and parties from morning until late at night - would constitute "resting, in some ways.
A real choice this fallThe week before, the Republican National Convention featured a dour vision, saturated in negative rhetoric in which speakers seemed more intent on maligning the president than in laying out a clear plan for America.
The five best speeches from the two political conventionsMarco Rubio: The expectations for the Florida senator heading into his speech introducing Mitt Romney at the Republican convention could hardly have been higher. Rubio is widely regarded within the Republican Party as the star among stars. In spite of ...
In campaign, a battle over owning America's storyA deep obsession with the story of America—who tells it and who gets to write its next chapter—was a rare piece of common ground that speakers at the Republican and Democratic conventions managed to share. "We are all here to reignite the American ...
'The Republican Party left people like me': Workers in the Democratic ...Unlike the Republican National Convention, where only business owners and politicians mattered, the Democratic National Convention incorporated the voices of workers, telling their own stories of life in this economy. Not only the union presidents or ...
With party conventions over, the race is onWilmington-area Republican leaders say enthusiasm generated by the Republican National Convention in late August has exhausted supplies of Romney/Ryan bumper stickers and yard signs in Wilmington and Hampstead campaign offices.
Republican National Convention Center surveillance cameras may stay(AP) -- Tampa officials say they may keep the network of surveillance cameras that monitored crowds during the Republican National Convention. Police have switched off the cameras but the equipment remains in place on light poles, traffic posts and ...
Biden mocks GOP convention, ponders Martian reactionZanesville, Ohio (CNN) - Fresh off the Democratic National Convention, Vice President Joe Biden used two appearances in Ohio on Saturday to mock the Republican National Convention in Tampa and accused his opponents of not having the courage to ...