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Transcript: Mitt Romney's Acceptance Speech

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Transcript of Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney's acceptance speech as prepared for delivery at the Republican National Convention.

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A Democratic Politician Turned Republican Star

Thursday, August 30, 2012

In 2008 former congressman Artur Davis gave a rousing speech at the Democratic National Convention seconding the nomination of then presidential candidate Barack Obama. On Tuesday night, Davis spoke again at a party convention, but this time for the Republicans, in firm opposition to his former friend.

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Meet the Delegates: Rick Santorum Supporters

Thursday, August 30, 2012

This week, The Takeaway has profiled to Republican National Convention delegates from across the country about the GOP convention and what they think about the future of the country. Today we profile a mother and daughter delegate team from Oregon who came to the convention in support of Rick Santorum.

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Grimm Says He Wasn’t Removed as Romney Delegate Over FBI Probe

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Congressman Michael Grimm on Thursday refuted reports that he was removed as a Romney delegate because of an ongoing FBI probe and alleged campaign fundraising improprieties.

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Day Three of the Republican National Convention

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Baratunde Thurston, WNYC special correspondent, author of How to Be Black, and former director of digital at The Onion, reports on how the Republican National Convention is going so far and what we can expect for the closing night.

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Jonathan Capehart on the Convention

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Jonathan Capehart, of the Washington Post, discusses the speeches so far at the Republican National Convention and how the week in Tampa has shaped the election so far.

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The Resurrection of Condoleeza Rice

Thursday, August 30, 2012

This year's Republican National Convention has been about the young new stars of the party and an obvious distancing from the Bush Era. The party's strategy did not, however, apply to former Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice, who spoke last night in Tampa.

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How Effective Was Paul Ryan's Convention Address?

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan headlined the Republican National Convention last night. Ryan is considered by many to be the face and brains of the party’s political course. His pick as VP was seen as an attempt to energize voters and a way to shore up conservative support for Mitt Romney, who some Republicans find too moderate.

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Ryan: Romney Won't 'Duck Tough Issues' on Economy

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Seizing the campaign spotlight, vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan embraced "the calling of my generation" to help lead the country in tough times Wednesday night and pledged to cheering Republican National Convention delegates and a prime time TV audience that Mitt Romney will make the bold and difficult decisions needed to repair the nation's economy.

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Transcript: Rep. Paul Ryan's Convention Speech

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Transcript of vice presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan's speech at the Republican National Convention.

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Giuliani Praises Christie's Keynote, Draws Parallels to Tough-Talking Governor

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani praised New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s keynote address Tuesday night — and said he sees some of himself in the tough-talking former prosecutor. 

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Is Clint Eastwood Going To Make Mitt Romney's Day?

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

There's still a "mystery speaker" on the schedule for Thursday night. A report that Dirty Harry is headed to Tampa has set off speculation that he'll be taking the stage.

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Women React to Ann Romney Convention Speech

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

After a tough struggle for the GOP with women voters over the past few weeks, following controversial comments from Republican Congressman Todd Akin, has Ann Romney emerged as a new national figure for women?

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Carl Hiaasen on the Effect of the GOP Convention on Florida

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

All week, Tampa Florida has been at the epicenter of national politics as it hosts the Republican National Convention. But after the hurricane dies down and the final GOP members leave Tampa at the end of the week, what effect will it all have had on Florida come November?

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Meet the Delegates: Ron Paul Supporters

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Two hundred and eighty-six delegates have traveled to Tampa, Florida for the Republican National Convention, and last night those delegates chose the next Republican nominee for president. The Takeaway set out to meet some of these delegates and hear their stories.

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Chris Christie Gives Keynote Speech at GOP Convention

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie delivered the keynote address last night at the Republican National Convention. The address followed the party’s official nomination of Mitt Romney. But just as important as the keynote speech is the speaker him or herself.

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Ann Romney Delivers: 'She May Have Privilege, But She Understands'

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

The speech, the experts and pundits proclaimed, needed to humanize Mitt Romney. But it also served as a vehicle to humanize her, a woman of great attractiveness and expensive polish touched by cancer, multiple sclerosis and the trials of raising five sometimes screaming children.

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Paul Ryan's Past and Future

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Trip Gabriel, who has covered Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan for the New York Times, talks about Ryan’s political career and what he brings to the Romney campaign.

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Republican Reaction to Christie's Keynote Speech

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Takeaway Washington correspondent Todd Zwillich went down to the convention floor to get reactions from Chris Christie's RNC keynote address.

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Delegates at the Convention

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

WNYC’s Anna Sale tells us what delegates are talking about at the Republican National Convention.

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