Washington Week Kicks Off Florida Trip with Town Hall

BY News Desk  August 24, 2012 at 9:49 PM EST

Time and again, the state of Florida manages to be at the epicenter of the political conversation.

Gwen Ifill and the Washington Week team traveled there this week to cover the Republican National Convention and host a special Town Hall from St. Petersburg, Fla.

In this special Townhall — which involved audience participation — we looked at why Florida is such an important swing-state, plus a look forward to the upcoming Republican convention.