Related Content: Dan Quayle

Convention Notes: John Harwood of CNBC and The New York TimeS

Web content

Our panelists, some of the best political reporters in the business, have covered their fair share of conventions. Between the 2012 Republican and Democratic National Conventions, we asked them which was their most memorable convention. John Harwood, of CNBC and the New York Times, tells us why the 1988 Republican National Convention, with George H.W. Bush announcing Dan Quayle as his running mate made it one of the more dramatic conventions.

Avoiding the Veepstakes (Not Really)

Gwen's Take

With the Republican primary campaign approaching its end, and more than two weeks before the next voting, there is immense temptation to begin speculating about running mates.

I will resist. That seems the respectful thing to do when there are three other candidates who insist they are still in the race for the nomination.