Republican National Convention

  • August 31, 2012   BY Tom LeGro 

    The final day of the Republican National Convention featured many speakers who highlighted aspects of Mitt Romney as a husband, father, friend and businessman, not the politician. It also featured Romney delivering his acceptance speech for the Republican nomination for president. Continue reading

  • August 31, 2012  

    In 2008, Virginia went from an historically “red” state to “blue” when a majority of voters voted for President Obama. In 2012, the race in this state is too close to call. Ray Suarez talks to six undecided Virginians for reaction to Mitt Romney’s speech at the 2012 RNC and asks what will be the tipping point for their vote. Continue reading

  • August 31, 2012  

    Political analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks digest the top political news of the week, namely the 2012 Republican National Convention. They discuss the tone of RNC political rhetoric and how it targeted small business, the lack of any mention of the military in Romney’s speech and Clint Eastwood’s appearance. Continue reading

  • August 30, 2012   BY News Desk  

    Wednesday night’s speaker lineup at the Republican National Convention included former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, Puerto Rico Gov. Luis Fortuno, Arizona Sen. John McCain, New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez … Continue reading

  • August 30, 2012   BY Tom LeGro 

    Wednesday night’s speaker lineup at the Republican National Convention included former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, Puerto Rico Gov. Luis Fortuno, Arizona Sen. John McCain, New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez and vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan. Continue reading

  • August 30, 2012  

    Former Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour stopped by the NewsHour skybox to talk with Gwen Ifill, Judy Woodruff, Mark Shields, and David Brooks about the speeches and talking points of the Republican National Convention thus far. Continue reading

  • August 30, 2012  

    Presidential nominee Mitt Romney pledged to create jobs, unite the country and not raise taxes on the middle class. He criticized President Obama for leaving the country worse-off than when he was elected four years ago. Romney also said he will repeal the health reform law, balance the budget, and forge new trade agreements. Continue reading

  • August 30, 2012  

    When it comes to governance, U.S. presidents’ styles have ranged from gruff to charming, comedic to academic. Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill try to dissect Mitt Romney’s potential presidential governance style with the help of former Utah Gov. Michael Leavitt and Tom Stemberg, co-founder of the office supply chain Staples. Continue reading

  • August 30, 2012  

    Jeffrey Brown recaps speeches by former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan, standouts from day three of the Republican convention. Mark Shields and David Brooks weigh in on Mitt Romney’s need to show off his authenticity and on Paul Ryan’s factual errors. Continue reading

  • August 29, 2012   BY News Desk  

    The first night of the Republican National Convention included two highlights: a speech by Ann Romney about her husband Mitt and the keynote address by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. Here are some of the sights from the floor of … Continue reading

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