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2012 Republican Convention Convenes but Shuffles Schedule Due to Storm
August 27, 2012 at 12:00 AM EDT
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Though it looks like Tampa, Fla., will miss the strongest parts of Tropical Storm Isaac, Republican leadership felt as though they had no choice but to delay the events of the Republican convention by one day. Despite the change, breakfasts, rallies, protests and more have continued. Jeffrey Brown reports.
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