Hurricane Isaac's Impact on the GOP
Hurricane Isaac may have spared
With all but the ceremonial acceptance speech by presidential nominee
The remaking of the previously moderate
Republicans came to
Meanwhile, the party's platform committee meeting in
Inevitably, many Republicans are second-guessing the party's decision to hold its convention in
President Obama wasted no time declaring
As Obama has that convenient way to occupy himself during the Republican convention, Romney back in
In the run-up to the convention, Romney finally began in his fashion to let his hair down in television interviews. In one, he invited
At the same time, this troublesome identity difficulty has inevitably put more attention on Romney's running mate, Rep.
Ryan's presence on the ticket, however, has also put a spotlight on the
For all the professional politicians' talk of the national convention as an opportunity to provide a boost in the polls for the party standard-bearer, the record is mixed at best. In a race that most surveys say remains extremely tight, Romney's acceptance speech Thursday could be the most important of his political life. To date, nothing he has said about himself seems to have made him the object of wide Republican affection.
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